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"_"
sometimes_RB
the_DT
'green_IN
mile_NN
'_"
seems_VBZ
sooooo_NP
long_JJ
._.
"_"
indeed_RB
._.
and_CC
any_DT
filmmaker_NN
with_IN
a_DT
three_CD
hour_NN
movie_NN
who_WP
ends_VBZ
it_PP
with_IN
that_DT
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of_IN
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should_MD
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to_IN
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it_PP
quoted_VBD
in_IN
a_DT
review_NN
._.
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positive_JJ
note_NN
,_,
let_VB
me_PP
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the_DT
green_JJ
mile_NN
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almost_RB
good_JJ
enough_RB
to_TO
make_VB
us_PP
forget_VB
its_PP$
length_NN
._.
the_DT
mile_NN
in_IN
question_NN
(_(
green_JJ
due_JJ
to_IN
its_PP$
faded_VBD
lime-colored_NN
linoleum_NN
)_)
leads_VBZ
from_IN
the_DT
prison_NN
cell_NN
to_IN
"_"
old_JJ
sparky_JJ
,_,
"_"
the_DT
electric_JJ
chair_NN
where_CS
executions_NNS
were_BED
carried_VBN
out_RP
at_IN
louisiana_NP
's_POS
cold_JJ
mountain_NN
penitentiary_NN
in_IN
1935_CD
._.
paul_NP
edgecomb_NP
(_(
tom_NP
hanks_NP
,_,
you've_???
got_VBD
mail_NN
)_(
is_BEZ
the_DT
head_NN
guard_NN
of_IN
e-block_NP
,_,
otherwise_RB
known_VBN
as_IN
death_NN
row_NN
._.
keeping_VBG
his_PP$
prisoners_NNS
calm_VB
as_IN
they_PP
await_VB
the_DT
carrying_NN
out_RP
of_IN
their_PP$
sentence_NN
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his_PP$
primary_JJ
responsibility_NN
._.
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a_DT
responsibility_NN
which_WDT
he_PP
capably_RB
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to_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
guards_NNS
on_IN
his_PP$
watch_NN
by_IN
insisting_VBG
they_PP
"_"
talk_VB
to_IN
"_"
the_DT
convicts_NNS
instead_RB
of_IN
yelling_VBG
at_IN
them_PP
._.
this_DT
practice_NN
leads_VBZ
to_IN
an_DT
unusual_JJ
camaraderie_NN
between_IN
the_DT
guards_NNS
and_CC
the_DT
men_NNS
behind_IN
their_PP$
bars_NNS
._.
into_IN
his_PP$
charge_NN
comes_VBZ
one_CD
john_NP
coffey_NP
(_(
michael_NP
clarke_NP
duncan_NP
,_,
armageddon_NP
)_)
,_,
a_DT
seven_CD
foot_NN
tall_JJ
gentle_JJ
giant_NN
who_WP
has_HVZ
been_BEN
convicted_VBN
of_IN
the_DT
rape_NN
and_CC
murder_NN
of_IN
two_CD
young_JJ
girls_NNS
._.
immediately_RB
,_,
paul_NP
senses_NNS
something_PN
different_JJ
about_IN
this_DT
prisoner_NN
._.
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its_PP$
the_DT
way_NN
he_PP
asked_VBD
for_IN
a_DT
night_NN
light_NN
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he_PP
is_BEZ
frightened_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
dark_JJ
._.
or_CC
perhaps_RB
it_PP
is_BEZ
the_DT
mystical_JJ
healing_NN
powers_NNS
he_PP
demonstrates_VBZ
as_CS
he_PP
"_"
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back_NN
"_"
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's_POS
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infection_NN
thereby_RB
restoring_JJ
him_PP
to_IN
health_NN
._.
based_VBN
on_IN
steven_NP
king_NN
's_POS
1996_CD
serialized_JJ
novel_NN
,_,
the_DT
green_JJ
mile_NN
does_DOZ
offer_VB
other_JJ
characters_NNS
who_WP
have_HV
stories_NNS
to_IN
be_BE
told_VBD
:_:
eduard_NP
delacroix_NP
(_(
michael_NP
jeter_NN
,_,
patch_NN
adams_NP
)_)
,_,
is_BEZ
a_DT
frail_JJ
cajun_???
convict_NN
who_NP
befriends_NNS
and_CC
trains_NNS
a_DT
mouse_NN
to_IN
do_DO
circus_NN
tricks_NNS
;_;
percy_NP
wetmore_NP
(_(
doug_???
hutchison_NP
,_,
a_DT
time_NN
to_IN
kill_NN
)_)
,_,
is_BEZ
a_DT
young_JJ
and_CC
sadistic_JJ
guard_NN
sitting_VBG
on_IN
a_DT
transfer_NN
to_IN
a_DT
more_DT
lucrative_JJ
position_NN
because_CS
he_PP
has_HVZ
yet_RB
to_TO
see_VB
a_DT
prisoner_NN
"_"
fry_NN
"_"
up_RP
close_JJ
;_;
and_CC
hal_NP
moores_NP
(_(
james_NP
cromwell_NP
,_,
babe_NN
:_:
pig_NN
in_IN
the_DT
city_NN
)_)
is_BEZ
the_DT
compassionate_JJ
warden_NN
for_IN
whom_WP
,_,
despite_IN
all_PDT
the_DT
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's_BEZ
witnessed_VBN
,_,
death_NN
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large_JJ
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his_PP$
own_DT
wife_NN
was_BEDZ
diagnosed_VBN
with_IN
a_DT
tumor_NN
._.
while_CS
it_PP
is_BEZ
mr_NN
._.
hanks_NP
"_"
everyman_NN
"_"
performance_NN
at_IN
the_DT
center_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
which_WDT
gives_VBZ
it_PP
the_DT
anchor_NN
to_IN
hold_NN
our_PP$
interest_NN
for_IN
180_CD
minutes_NNS
,_,
it_PP
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the_DT
performances_NNS
of_IN
his_PP$
supporting_JJ
cast_NN
that_CS
are_BER
most_DT
worth_IN
noting_VBG
._.
all_PDT
involved_JJ
do_DO
credible_JJ
work_NN
in_IN
their_PP$
respective_JJ
roles_NNS
,_,
most_DT
especially_RB
mr_NN
._.
duncan_NP
,_,
who_WP
turns_VBZ
in_IN
an_DT
impressive_JJ
,_,
fully_RB
realized_VBD
characterization_NN
._.
if_CS
only_RB
the_DT
story_NN
were_BED
more_RBR
credible_JJ
._.
writer_NN
/_SYM
director_NN
frank_NP
darabont_NP
(_(
the_DT
shawshank_NN
redemption_NN
)_)
has_HVZ
crafted_VBN
a_DT
flawed_JJ
fantasy_NN
/_SYM
allegory_NN
of_IN
sorts_NNS
;_;
one_CD
which_WDT
is_BEZ
more_DT
spiritualistic_JJ
than_CS
spiritual_JJ
,_,
relying_VBG
on_IN
a_DT
preternatural_JJ
mysticism_NN
rather_RB
than_CS
a_DT
genuine_JJ
and_CC
godly_JJ
spiritual_JJ
power_NN
._.
mr_NN
._.
darabont_NP
also_RB
overplays_RB
his_PP$
hand_NN
considerably_RB
in_IN
the_DT
manipulation_NN
of_IN
our_PP$
affection_NN
towards_IN
and_CC
association_NN
with_IN
his_PP$
characters_NNS
._.
was_BEDZ
it_PP
an_DT
accidental_JJ
omission_NN
that_CS
the_DT
first_OD
two_CD
inmates_NNS
who_WP
walked_VBD
the_DT
green_JJ
mile_NN
were_BED
being_BEG
punished_VBN
for_IN
crimes_NNS
never_RB
disclosed_VBN
?_?
by_IN
not_XNOT
knowing_VBG
the_DT
reason_NN
for_IN
the_DT
condemned_JJ
convicts_NNS
'_"
presence_NN
on_IN
e-block_NP
,_,
the_DT
audience_NN
never_RB
gets_VBZ
the_DT
sense_NN
of_IN
the_DT
justice_NN
which_WDT
is_BEZ
being_BEG
carried_VBN
out_RP
,_,
making_VBG
the_DT
death_NN
penalty_NN
appear_VB
cruel_JJ
and_CC
unwarranted_JJ
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
especially_RB
true_JJ
during_IN
the_DT
gruesome_JJ
depiction_NN
of_IN
the_DT
second_NN
execution_NN
which_WDT
was_BEDZ
horribly_RB
botched_VBN
._.
much_DT
has_HVZ
also_RB
been_BEN
made_VBN
of_IN
coffey_NP
's_POS
christ-like_NN
ability_NN
to_IN
heal_NN
but_CC
unlike_IN
the_DT
numerous_JJ
healings_NNS
which_WDT
are_BER
recorded_VBN
in_IN
the_DT
scriptures_NNS
,_,
coffey_NP
's_POS
powers_NNS
are_BER
shrouded_VBN
in_IN
mystery_NN
,_,
taking_VBG
on_IN
the_DT
feel_VB
of_IN
a_DT
circus_NN
trick_NN
,_,
coupled_VBN
with_IN
a_DT
voodoo-like_NN
"_"
i_PP
feel_VB
your_PP$
pain_NN
"_"
transference_NN
._.
in_IN
contrast_NN
,_,
there_EX
is_BEZ
no_DT
mystery_NN
associated_VBN
with_IN
the_DT
healing_NN
that_CS
is_BEZ
from_IN
god_NN
._.
the_DT
genuine_JJ
"_"
gifts_NNS
of_IN
healing_NN
"_"
listed_VBN
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12_CD
corinthians_NNS
12_CD
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just_RB
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
nine_CD
manifestations_NNS
of_IN
holy_JJ
spirit_NN
and_CC
can_MD
be_BE
operated_VBN
by_IN
any_DT
spiritually_RB
instructed_VBN
man_NN
or_CC
woman_NN
in_IN
accordance_NN
with_IN
the_DT
knowledge_NN
and_CC
wisdom_NN
of_IN
god_NP
._.
true_JJ
spiritual_JJ
healing_NN
(_(
with_IN
few_DT
exceptions_NNS
)_)
requires_VBZ
the_DT
committed_JJ
believing_VBG
of_IN
both_PDT
the_DT
healer_NN
as_IN
well_RB
as_CS
the_DT
one_CD
being_NN
healed_VBD
._.
such_DT
believing_VBG
comes_VBZ
not_XNOT
from_IN
the_DT
shrouded_VBN
secrets_NNS
of_IN
mysticism_NN
,_,
but_CC
from_IN
the_DT
revealed_VBN
word_NN
of_IN
god_NP
._.
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