Batman Begins Essays

  • Jung's Theory In Batman Begins

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    In the film, “Batman Begins” we see the events that led a young Bruce Wayne to become Batman, as well as his first challenges as the Caped Crusader. This essay attempts to apply the theories of Jung and Adler to the hero Bruce, in an attempt to determine which of these two theories applies best to the character. One of Jung’s unique concepts is that of a complex. He defined it as a “pattern of emotions, memories, perceptions, and wishes in the personal unconscious organized around a common theme”

  • The Hero's Journey In The Odyssey And Batman Begins And The Odyssey

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    exceptional story known as Batman Begins was told through cinematography. Both of these masterpieces have achieved groundbreaking success in having a place in the hearts of its audiences. To begin, both The Odyssey and Batman Begins had plots written under the hero’s journey format. As in many other hero stories, the plot begins with the main characters, Odysseus and Bruce Wayne being called to begin a journey. In The Odyssey, this occurred after the Trojan War, when Odysseus had to begin his journey back

  • Batman's Superhero

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    Batman, the protagonist in Christopher Nolan’s film Batman Begins ( 2005), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Dark Knight Rises (2012), is portrayed as one of the most iconic superheroes in Marvel films. Simon Locke states “Marvel is famous for having significantly reworked the super-hero genre in the early 1960s, by giving its heroes ‘problems’ making them seem more realistic to many readers” (Locke, 33). Marvel films have succeeded in surprising their audience worldwide by illustrating superheroes

  • Batman And Psychology A Dark And Stormy Night Psychological Analysis

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    Bob Kane’s fictional vigilante, Batman, is Gotham City’s greatest hero, capable of overcoming difficult challenges and defeating intimidating opponents. However, does the resilient hero have what it takes to face the struggle of love? In “Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Night”, Travis Langley, the author, delves into the mind of Batman to offer readers his professional opinion regarding Batman’s mental health after experiencing the most unfortunate event of his life, the death of his parents

  • Batman Under The Red Hood Analysis

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    In the novel “Batman Under The Red Hood” Batman is fighting whoever is under the red hood. Then Batman’s mask is torn off and the Red Hood takes his hood off and Batman seems to know him but it is kept a mystery from the reader. The story leaves the identity of the person behind the Red Hood a mystery until about halfway through the story. We find that Black Mask is gathering help from Mr. Freeze and Amazo the android that has the powers of the seven members of the Justice League. The Red Hood

  • 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

  • Batman As A Hero

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    Batman (a.k.a. Bruce Wayne) is one of the most iconic superheroes in the history of comics and the world. Although some may consider him a vigilante because of the way he takes justice into his own hands, he is an ally to the people of Gotham, bringing peace to the city in its darkest nights. The story of how Batman came to be can be quite complex and is seen in various versions but in most, Bruce is disgraced by the death of his parents: Thomas (owner of a massive Wayne company) and Martha Wayne

  • Batman Symbolism In The Dark Knight

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    as a symbol ... as a symbol I can be incorruptible, I can be everlasting” (Batman Begins). Batman is one of the most popular superheroes of all time. Although he has no superpowers, his willpower and intelligence combined with his physical prowess, and ingenuity make him an incredibly dangerous opponent. In his secret identity he puts on the mask of Bruce Wayne, billionaire, playboy. In Christopher Nolan’s trilogy, Batman combats crime and faces several villains and their plots to wreak havoc and

  • Batman Returns In The Movie Batman

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    Slide 2: • Batman -1989 • Batman Returns – 1992 • Batman Begins – 2005 • Dark Knight – 2008 Slide 3: • 1 dimensional • Simply batman>We know very little about why he is batman and also very little about why he is doing what he is doing. It is hardly mentioned that his parents died and we have to come to our own conclusions which are that he is getting revenge on the joker for killing his parents to restore justice to the city of darkness. • He is very arrogant because he believes he can get rid

  • What Are The Villains In The Joker

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    from the Batman™ series and Darth Vader from the Star Wars™ franchise. Specifically the Joker from the movie, The Dark Knight, and Darth Vader from “Star Wars: New Hope”. Both villains have forceful and necessary roles. The characters, The Joker and Darth Vader, have contrasting motives but are similar in playing the villain role and are indispensable in the movie 's success. The Joker and Darth Vader have a unique appearances setting them apart from the other characters in the films. Batman has been

  • The Dark Knight Rises Analysis

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    RISES SUBMITTED BY: RITWIK DASH ROLL NO: 2012-52 1ST YEAR, 1ST SEMESTER SUBMITTED TO: PROF. AMITA DHANDA Professor of Law NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW, HYDERABAD Review The Dark Knight Rises is the third and final installment in a trilogy of Batman movies directed by Christopher Nolan. As a student of Legal methods, it is my personal opinion that an appreciation of the movie becomes engaging on deconstructing the motivation and reasons behind the antagonist’s drive in obliterating the city of

  • Justice In The Dark Knight

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    bank robbery, and let criminals cut each other 's throats. But his purpose is far more than that. He tries to pull Batman and Dent into the side of evil, and to subvert the people 's concept of freedom, justice and hero. Batman is a typical representative of the hero who insists on absolute freedom and justice. The public is contented to the desire of super hero by the appearance of Batman. He wears a black mask and a cloak. Crossing over the skyscraper to catch criminals, his behavior lets people hooked

  • The Matrix Films: Religious Archetypes Of The Matrix

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    Wanted: Released in 2008, Wanted came out in the theatres with few controversies, one of which centred on it not being anything like the comic books it is based on. According to Beyond Hollywood, “the comics were set in a parallel reality where the super villains have actually killed or defeated their superhero counterparts, and those that aren’t dead have had their memories wiped, and are, occasionally, pluck out of the streets by the bad guys to torture for fun and games for old times sake. Instead

  • Black Swan Film Analysis

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    Establishing and illustrating the concept of uncanny is a challenging endeavour, however music assists encourage the portrayal of this sensation, although as Sigmund Freud introduces that “the uncanny is that class of the frightening which leads back to what is known of old and long familiar.”[] To explain this with further precision, emerging from the homely and familiar there is this greater development towards something unusually disturbing the domestic setting and the feeling of the familiar

  • Odysseus Ideal Hero

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    Batman or Bruce Wayne was born in Gotham, a city infested with crime, and was the son of billionaires. However, this dream life didn’t last. Bruce’s parents were killed when he was ten. This contributed in the motivation of Bruce to create Batman. Bruce Wayne swore vengeance on all criminals. He created this bat persona to hunt down all of Gotham’s cruelest criminals. Odysseus isn’t the real hero. Even though everyone believes Odysseus is the ideal hero, but the real optimal hero is Batman

  • The Similarities Between Batman And The Joker

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    Superhero vs. Supervillain Batman and the Joker have been enemies for quite some time now. They have plenty of differences, yet also some similarities. They are the main supervillain and superhero of Gotham City. The main difference is that Batman is a protector, because his parents were brutally murdered, and Joker is a threatener, because he thinks murder and mayhem is funny. Batman was born in Gotham City, so now he protects it. Joker has an unknown place of birth, so he came to this city

  • Compare And Contrast Batman And Superman

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    Batman v Superman The rivalry between the Gotham knight and the kryptonian has gone on for decades. Both are popular superheroes who do good for others, and fight for their city. Each have their own way of handling villains and the safety of the world but the argument always goes back to who is the better hero? Batman and Superman have fought alongside each other for years, yet they are always compared to one another. Through differences in abilities, adversity and goals, it is easy to compare and

  • Heroism In The Joker

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    concern for life joker has. Even when the Joker works with someone or he hires someone to work for him he dose'nt care at all for that person, he would be willing to kill them one second and tell a joke to them the next. The Joker's nemisis however, the Batman loves his sidekicks and would be willing to die for anyone of them.  One of Joker's special qualities that he also has is that no one really knows why he is joker. Joker is just Joker because of something that happened in his past. So what i am trying

  • Bruce Wayne: A Hero Or Hero?

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    themselves but to the people they are trying to protect as well. There are many heroes, better referred to as vigilantes, that could be used to elaborate on the many dangers they impose, but Batman is the most qualified due to his circumstances. The fictional character Bruce Wayne, perhaps better known by his alter-ego Batman, is known for being a hero who holds himself above the limitations of authority.

  • Batman's Ambiguity In The Dark Knight

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    Dark Knight directed by Christopher Nolan, it can be argued that the main character Batman is considered morally ambiguous, because even though he is a vigilante the way in which he does things does not always correspond with the law. Batman’s alter-ego Bruce Wayne is a billionaire who dedicates himself to protecting Gotham City from its criminal underworld and from his archenemy, The Joker. One of the reasons Batman can be considered ambiguous is because he does immoral things such as hacking peoples