Princess Bride Themes

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A Love of Criminals The Princess Bride is a fantastic fairy-tale film directed by Rob Reiner in 1987. The film was based on a book written by William Goldman and Rob Reiner. The writers did an excellent job making a book and movie centered on medieval magic and fantasy love story which viewers can enjoy for many years. The film narrates two heroes by the names of Westley and Inigo Montoya who are similar because both are motivated by love, are criminals and their swordsmanship. Westley falls in love with a gorgeous lady, Buttercup who lived in the country of Florin. When Buttercup asks Westley to carry out the household tasks, Westley obeys and replies, “As you wish.” Buttercup realizes Westley is in love and responds by loving him back. Westley considers leaving to seek a fortune so he and Buttercup can elope and marry. Buttercup is accidentally faced with a ship attack by the Dread Pirate Roberts which …show more content…

Inigo repeatedly repeats to himself, “Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya and you killed my father. Prepare to die.” The phrase summarizes Inigo’s thirst for vengeance with Count Rugen. As a child, Inigo respected his father as a person who had created the most wonderful sword for the six-fingered Count Rugen. Out of nowhere, the Count came with the sword to Domingo complaining about the swords condition and refused to pay the entire amount. Due to anger, Count Rugen killed Domingo and devastated Inigo’s life. Inigo became focused in mastering the technique of sword. Inigo became highly respected and attained a status of “master” which qualified him being a wizard, the highest rank in swordsmanship in the entire world. Inigo launched to pursue Count Rugen but could not find the man for a long time. Inigo began to feel hopeless and fearful about completing the mission of killing Count Rugen and sunk into depression and

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