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Warden Norton sees the poster when he checks his cell. He says; I can't say I approve of this but I suppose exceptions can be made. Because he wants to use Andy with his money laundering business and he doesn't want to disturb him very much. Also he wants Andy to think of himself as a privileged prisoner. If normal prisoner hung this poster, the Warden ...
No one looks under the poster because for many years Andy was a model prisoner & he was helping out the warden with his shady schemes. He also endeared himself to the guards too, and he never gave any indication that he wanted to break out of prison, so he was left alone and neither the tunnel nor his hammer was ever discovered.
These are multiple ways that Andy hid his escape. The first and possibly the most obvious was the poster he used to hide the hole, as illustrated by Soner and Paul. However, there are a few other reasons why it went unnoticed. The first was that he did it very gradually over time. It took him years to make the hole. The second was that he was using the ...
My guess is that he would have had to go ahead and break the pipe anyway (as you point out, he has already carried out his plan past the point of no return). The thunder provided a way to mask the sound and give him more chances to open the pipe, but if there had been no storm, he probably would have still broken open the pipe and hoped that either no one ...
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