Is The Green Mile a true story?
The Green Mile:
The story of The Green Mile is told by a retired death row guard named Paul Edgecomb. Edgecomb discusses what life was like in 1932 when he worked at Cold Mountain Penitentiary and his encounters with John Coffey, a black man on death row for murdering two children.
Answer and Explanation:
No, The Green Mile is not a true story.
The Green Mile is a work of magical realism and, while grounded in real places and told with the feel of...
See full answer below.
Become a member and unlock all Study Answers
Try it risk-free for 30 daysTry it risk-free
Ask a question
Our experts can answer your tough homework and study questions.Ask a question Ask a question
Learn more about this topic:
fromChapter 12 / Lesson 33
One of the most critically acclaimed American novelists, Stephen King has made a name for himself in the horror business. This lesson will go through what led to his success, as well as discuss many of his books and short stories.