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Stockholm Syndrome In Forrest Gump

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The movie is a 1994 American film based on the novel of the same name by Winston Groom. This movie has won six Academy awards for its moving story. The entire movie is seen only from Forrest Gump’s eyes. Therefore, audiences only understands other characters and the scenes from his perspectives. Audiences do not get a chance to really know who they are. What if the movie was not but ? How would Forrest be portrayed? Would he still be the innocent and kind person? Or would he be someone different? If it was we would be able to hear the story from Jenny’s side. Hear her thoughts and reasons why she had walked the path of self-destruction. There is a movie called based on the novel of the same name by Wendelin Van Draanen. The movie is about two young teenagers falling in love. Juli and Bryce first met when…show more content…
As they went to college Jenny started to walk a different path. She was no longer the sweet little girl who Forrest fell in love with. She started to rebel. It was like she had developed something similar to a Stockholm syndrome. Stockholm syndrome is a psychological phenomenon in which hostages or kidnap victims become sympathetic towards their captors. In here the victim is Jenny and the captor is her abusive father. When she was young all she wanted was to get away from father. However, the way she is acting is more like her father than Forrest. She pals around with people like her father who are somehow abusive. It seemed like she had no dignity when she photographed for and sang nude. She acted like an adolescent. To me her behavior was just like a girl doing reckless things in order to get attention. To her Forrest is just a tissue. A tissue, that she can use and throw away whenever she wants. Of course, she cares about him. However, she only finds Forrest when she needs him and leaves him whenever she wants. Jenny later calls Forrest because she was dying. If she was not infected by a virus, who she have called
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