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The fictional Shawshank State Penitentiary is located in rural Maine. An exact location is not given, although Andy Dufresne, the story's main character, is from Portland, Maine.

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Some famous fictional detectives are Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple and Nancy Drew. Famous fictional detectives from more recent books include Kinsey Millhone and Jack Reacher.

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Some ideas for short stories include the beauty of an ugly concept, a mixture of random ideas or words that form the basis of the plot, and a pre-written first line that begins the story. These ideas can all help writers...

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The most famous quote of the movie "Shawshank Redemption" comes from a dialogue between the main character Andy, who is in prison on a murder charge, and Red, a life-term inmate he befriends. "I guess it comes down to a ...

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The Shawshank Prison in Maine is the primary setting for the story "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption" by Stephen King. It is also the setting for the movie "The Shawshank Redemption" that is based on King's story.

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"The Shawshank Redemption," starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, was not based on a true story; it was based on a fictional short story by Stephen King called "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption." Writer-dire...

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Maine and Vermont allow incarcerated felons to vote in prison by proxy in state elections. Other states have restrictions on voting by those convicted of felonies. There is no law preventing felons from voting in federal...

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