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Examples Of Emotional Manipulation In The Truman Show

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Prompt: Christof has manufactured a complex web of emotional manipulation in order to keep Truman on Seahaven Island. Discuss. Emotional manipulation is a form of social influence that aims to change the behaviour or perception of others through abusive, deceptive or underhanded tactics. The Truman Show, a 1988 film was directed by Peter Weir and written by Andrew Niccol. Since birth, Truman Burbank has been the unknowing star of ‘The Truman Show’. His every move is captured by hidden cameras and continuously broadcasted to the rest of the world. Everything in Truman’s life is part of a massive television set which is ultimately controlled by Christof, the creator and director of the program. The theme of manipulation is highlighted throughout
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