His 1307 - Gandhi Essay

His 1307 - Gandhi Essay - undiscriminating love. Even the...

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Gandhi’s Changing Attitude In viewing the biographical film over the life of Gandhi one may notice some peculiar changes in his attitude. In the beginning of the film, it is quite obvious that his attitude toward the British is anything but grateful. There is even an aura of sadness that he seems to feel because of his mistreatment despite the fact that he is a British citizen. As the film progresses, one notices a spectacular change in his overall attitude. It doesn’t necessarily change in his style or even the object towards which it was focused. It broadens. The components of his attitude increase to include not only anger and disappointment, but also pity, sadness, gladness, bewilderment, and finally an
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Unformatted text preview: undiscriminating love. Even the objects of his emotions changed to include more. Initially, his anger and disappointment was focused primarily at the British, yet it grew to include the Indians as they lost self control in their attempts to gain freedom. Also, his pain and brotherly love extended from Indians to British as some of their own soldiers were killed. The colors and definitive lines in his racial and cultural perception disappeared until he was left seeing only humans. He saw everyone as in some way lacking in both showing and being shown love. Gandhi’s attitude didn’t just change, it was enhanced....
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2008 for the course HIS 1307 taught by Professor Gawrich during the Fall '08 term at Baylor.

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