Psychologist's Analysis Of Behavior In The Movie '

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Psychologist's Analysis Topic: Behavior Description of topic: Behavior is defined as how a person responds to certain situations and the way that a person acts towards others. How the topic relates to the movie: The behavior displayed by the characters in the movie can be explained through the reasoning behind their motivations and attitudes. How the topic is depicted in the movie: The Elders all share one thing in common. Someone close to them was killed while they were living in the town. For example, Lucius’ mother, Alice, lost her husband after he left for the supermarket one morning and was found dead three days later. Mrs. Clack’s older sister was killed by a group of men. Mr. Walker’s father was shot by his business partner and August’s brother was shot when he was helping someone at the hospital. This caused the Elders to have reasons for wanting to…show more content…
How the topic relates to the movie: While most of the villagers in the movie followed the acceptable behavior determined by their culture, a few characters did not. How the topic is depicted in the movie: One of the characters that strays from society’s norms is Lucius. Although the villagers have been forbidden to leave the village and enter the forest, Lucius does so anyways. This is an act of deviance because although Lucius is aware that entering the forest is wrong and against the rules, he still wanders into the forest. Another character that doesn’t follow society’s norms is Noah. It is implied that he has gone into the woods multiple times although he is constantly being told not to. When he hands Ivy the red berries, it confirms that he has gone into the woods, as the forest is the only place where he could have gotten the berries from. This is an example of deviant behavior because despite the fact that it is forbidden to enter the woods, Noah does so

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