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A few weeks ago I watched a film about a college professor, John, who is confronted by a female student, Carol, who is failing his course. The two spend a long time talking to each other, during which time John says a few things that can be taken the wrong way. After the night the two spent talking, John is slapped with a sexual harassment accusation by Carol. After more accusations from Carol, John's career as a teacher begins to fall apart. This forces John with a choice on how to handle the situation, and the results make up for a shattering ending to the movie. The film ended with the teacher beating the student. I was very shocked.

In my opinion, the theme of this film is the way of communication between the teacher and student and they all under too much pressure. You can see from the movie that their quarrel is very annoying. They are always repeatedly bickering and stress in the same issue. I think this is the performance of own too much pressure. They need a drastic way to relieve stress.

Untimely ringing of the phone becomes a key point in the movie. And it is the critical points on which the plot turns. The teacher was trying to help her, but maybe he was too aggressive. And the ringing of the phone always appeared when he was saying very important words to help her. So they had more conflicts. But the teacher still stayed here to help the student. He used a very radical way to show the students' own point of view, as far as possible answers to her questions.

The student is unstable; she spoke with a particularly fast speed, and not leaves any opportunity to refute to the teacher. In the final scene, she told the professor not to call his wife “Baby.” This is the author’s way of showing that Carol has truly crossed a line, prompting the enraged professor to cross a line of his own. She deliberately provokes him and she was succeeded.

John may have good intentions; however, he doesn’t seem be a very good or wise...