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Re: "Jack, I swear..." What do you think Ennis meant by that?
« Reply #380 on: March 03, 2008, 12:36:15 pm »
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Re: "Jack, I swear..." What do you think Ennis meant by that?
« Reply #381 on: March 03, 2008, 05:18:15 pm »
Jack I swear: that this land was made for you and me!!

For us to be together on Earth and in Heaven!!

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Re: "Jack, I swear..." What do you think Ennis meant by that?
« Reply #382 on: March 07, 2008, 09:31:19 pm »
Jack, I swear...

that you and I did express ourselves.

We were in love!

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Re: "Jack, I swear..." What do you think Ennis meant by that?
« Reply #383 on: March 08, 2008, 06:49:15 pm »
Jack, I swear...

that I am missing you...

and want to see you, soon.

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Re: "Jack, I swear..." What do you think Ennis meant by that?
« Reply #384 on: March 13, 2008, 12:07:51 pm »
Hm, maybe it meant that Ennis internally took an oath to protect Jack from his own demons but in the end said demons - being the 'tire irons' Ennis dreaded - got him in the end. This is remembering Ennis's obvious rage and jealousy during their last meeting and make-or-break argument when Jack says he's been to Mexico.

"I swear I tried to protect you."

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Re: "Jack, I swear..." What do you think Ennis meant by that?
« Reply #385 on: March 13, 2008, 12:24:54 pm »
I guess we'll never find an only answer to these words;each one of us has their own interpretation,that's for sure.It's just one of the many questions of the movie that remains opened to more than one answer...But,IMO,the final solution is the same: that Ennis makes a commitment with himself.He would have done things in another way if he could and he would do things in another way from this moment onwards.The tragic difference is that in his future there won't be his reason for living again... :'(
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Re: "Jack, I swear..." What do you think Ennis meant by that?
« Reply #386 on: March 13, 2008, 12:36:46 pm »
I guess we'll never find an only answer to these words;each one of us has their own interpretation,that's for sure.It's just one of the many questions of the movie that remains opened to more than one answer...But,IMO,the final solution is the same: that Ennis makes a commitment with himself.He would have done things in another way if he could and he would do things in another way from this moment onwards.The tragic difference is that in his future there won't be his reason for living again... :'(

 :'(

So very true yet so very sad.

And maybe that just it; Ann leaves us to interpret Ennis's word according to what we've seen of his life and make of it wahat we may.

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Re: "Jack, I swear..." What do you think Ennis meant by that?
« Reply #387 on: March 13, 2008, 08:52:24 pm »
Thanks elomelo, thanks myprivatejack!!

Like you say:
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And maybe that just it; Ann leaves us to interpret Ennis's word according to what we've seen of his life and make of it wahat we may.
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To you both and to others: may I reply yes as well as no.

Annie works in circles... so it could be much more, if we consider different spot lights placed??

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Re: "Jack, I swear..." What do you think Ennis meant by that?
« Reply #388 on: March 14, 2008, 01:18:14 pm »
Ah, we're going in circles now! ;)

Maybe it meant if he could do it over again, things would've been different. Ennis never didn't want the sweet life with Jack; he just didn't want Jack to be hurt and end up like Earl and Rich from his childhood.

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Re: "Jack, I swear..." What do you think Ennis meant by that?
« Reply #389 on: March 14, 2008, 04:08:54 pm »
Ah, we're going in circles now! ;)

Maybe it meant if he could do it over again, things would've been different. Ennis never didn't want the sweet life with Jack; he just didn't want Jack to be hurt and end up like Earl and Rich from his childhood.
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