They aren't interested in her earnest attempts to discuss Homer, the Greek poet, or teach proper grammar.When one Hispanic student draws a racist picture of another student, Mrs.
It's two years after the Los Angeles riots in 1992, and Mrs.
She realizes, however, that only one of the students knows anything about the Holocaust at all.
So, she decides to rebuke their hatred of one another by teaching them about the Holocaust, having them read and write about their own experiences in a daily journal. Gruwell's efforts generate conflict with the backward thinking of her department head and with her husband, who just wants to forget about the outside world when he is home.
This is exactly what happens when we place our faith in Jesus Christ, learn about His Way, Truth and Life in the Bible (John 14:6) and apply that faith, knowledge, hope, and, ultimately, love (1 Cor. 14:1), through the renewing of our spirits by the power of the Holy Spirit (Romans 12:2 and Galatians -26).
Finally, although is slightly liberal and (more strongly) secular in its approach, it is not so offensively liberal or secular that a conservative or a Bible-believing Jew or Christian couldn't enjoy the movie and its messages.