Summary Of The Movie Melvin

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The movie has very interesting plot. As it revolves around a character Melvin who is a racist, obsessive-compulsive novelist and is very sarcastic. Living a life alone in his house. He is successful and best-selling novelist though he writes from his home and currently was writing his 62nd book. Every morning for breakfast he goes to a nearby restaurant. He avoids stepping on sidewalk cracks while walking through the city due to a superstition of bad luck, and eats breakfast at the same table in the same restaurant every day using disposable plastic utensils he brings with him due to his pathological fear of germs. Although he seemed to be very selfish and self-centered person who lives a life for himself but things changed in his life when…show more content…
Melvin was attached with the dog too. He started to love him a lot and when Simon came back he didn’t like the thought of giving back verdell to him. My Character strength is also kindness which came in VIA. Well according to me I do have kindness character strength. I cannot say no to people especially in the time of need. I have this urge to help others even a small favor if I could do. I can totally relate to Melvin in this scene because I also baby-sitted a dog of my neighbor for 2 days as he was gone out of town. I wasn’t irritated that much on the thought of keeping the dog, in contrast of Melvin, as I willingly opt for it. His name was echo he was a white little puppy and I kind of nurtured him for 2 days. I got very attached to him but when my neighbor came back, the thought of giving echo back to him bothered…show more content…
Although Melvin does not show that he likes Carol he secretly admires her beauty. Even though carol never asked for this favor for her son, Melvin helped her. By the end of the movie Melvin character was transformed from a selfish guy to a selfless guy. Melvin despite of his disorder tried to be a better person. And he was able to cope up with the change in life. I can relate here with Melvin as I also want the control of my life and want to things according to what I think but I do accept the change and try to cope up with my life. Kindness was the theme of this movie and I think it favored it completely. For me I am similar to Melvin in most of his characters but I am different from him too as I can’t say no to people when they ask for help and even if I do I have this guilt all
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