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How Does “A Beautiful Mind” Make us View Mental Illness

Since “A Beautiful Mind” is a movie about an individual with a disability, in this case paranoid schizophrenia, it will make the viewer see John in a certain type of way. In my opinion the purpose of the film is… Continue Reading →

A Beautiful Mind: The Power of Will

The Film “A Beautiful Mind” directed by Ron Howard, portrays the idea that people with mental illness are able overcome their illness purely by the power of will, I do not believe this to be the case. The character, Jon… Continue Reading →

The Sixth Sense: Significance of the Colour Red `

Throughout watching “The Sixth Sense” I noticed the constant repetition of the colour red. The colour red symbolizes blood, power and death. I think that this is a strong representation of Cole and his “ability.” During the kids party Cole… Continue Reading →

Importance of self-expression: The Yellow Wallpaper

The Yellow Wallpaper: Blog Post   Within the study of “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman , in class and when reading it alone, there is a sense of oppression and limiting self-expression. The narrator’s husband, John, places mental… Continue Reading →

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