9/11 Essay Prompts
*Based on the short film, “Boatlift,” choose one of the following and complete a one-page essay:
- What does this short film teach you about human nature?
- One of the boat captains said, “It was the greatest thing I ever did.” Why do you think he felt that way? Would you have felt a similar way?
- “Everybody got a little hero in them.” Do you believe this? Why or why not?
- What made these boat captains different than the “Average Joe”?
Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDOrzF7B2Kg