Unformatted text preview: religion. The quandary here is that, according to Woody Allen, if God does exist and he is just, then Judah would not be able to get away with this murder and still be able to continue his privileged life; however, if God does not exist, then Judah finds himself in an even darker situation. Judah believes that a “just” ending to this story would make a Hollywood movie and not depict real life. This bleak view of an unjust life is what allows Judah to ignore his guilt and move on, bypassing his morals. Cliff’s view, however, is that life doles out what is deserved, and that there is no way that a man can continue on with this kind of secret. The difference in the two views of life show the difference in the two characters’ moralities. Judah is able to stifle his past and move on. Cliff, on the other hand, acknowledges the necessity for fairness in life and moral behavior....
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- Fall '08
- Woody Allen, Judah, R. Harris Googe