The Dark Knight Character Analysis Of Batman

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The 2008 film directed by Christopher Nolan, “The Dark Knight” is a film of the well known comic book character Batman. The dark knight is the second movie of the trilogy starting with “Batman Begins” in which a young man by the name of Bruce Wayne witnesses his mother and father robbed and murdered by a thug in an alley way upon leaving a play in his home city of Gotham. Bruce would continue to grow into a man that decides to use fear to combat those criminals who utilize fear to prey on their victims. Bruce would train and become a force to fight crime and uphold the safety of the people of Gotham. In the Dark Knight, the main antagonist or villain of the story goes by the name of “The Joker”. The joker is an odd character in such that he…show more content…
As we begin the story of Bruce Wayne, son of Martha and Thomas Wayne, we see Bruce fall into a cave as a young boy. At this time Bruce was attacked by a swarm of bats that left Bruce terrified of bats. Soon thereafter, Bruce and his parents were attending a play in his home city of Gotham, where his family had a successful business known as Wayne enterprises. It was at this time we learned how intense Bruce's fear of bats really is. When Bruce notices the actors dressed as bats on stage he begins to have a panic attack begging his parents to leave the play early so that he would not have to endure the suffering of seeing his most intensive fear. Upon leaving the play Thomas Martha and Bruce are confronted by a man interested in robbing them for their extreme wealth as well as their lives. Bruce is spared however unfortunately his mother and father were killed. It was at that point in Bruce's life where he started to develop an extreme case of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Post traumatic stress disorder is a disorder in which is a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event. The person has been exposed to a traumatic event in which both of the following have been

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