Tough Guise Analysis Essay

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Themes in Angelo’s life (born 1937) My grandfather grew up playing a variety of sports, went into the marines, and was the captain of a police department in Connecticut. He would best be defined as a tough guy. He gave me characteristics that would best define what makes a tough guy. He used words such as control, independent, tough, powerful, and strong. These are characteristic that consist with what was given in the movie Tough Guise. He explained to if men didn’t find these characteristics that were looked at negatively and received a lot of backlash for this. He gave multiple examples from when he was in the marines. If men weren’t able to complete a task, had emotional breakdowns, or struggled they were called names and made fun of just…show more content…
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