Character Analysis Of Edward Scissorhands

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It is human nature to desire to relate to people and fit in with a group, however, sometimes the most relatable characters are just that, characters of fiction. Wanting to learn about ourselves is a natural thing and it mostly comes from the desire to find out where we fit in. People are aware that when they are reading fiction or watching a movie, that it is fake, they are just actors or stories made up by other people. However, that is part of the reason why it makes it easier to relate to fictional characters. With fictional characters we get to see many sides of them through the different scenes in the movie or show to the different parts in a book. We get to see all sides of them, making it easier to relate to them in a way that one does…show more content…
The three fictional characters that most represent my personality are Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy for his childishness, seriousness, and impaired communicating abilities, Jillian Holtzmann from Ghostbusters for her quirkiness and eccentricity, and Edward Scissorhands from Edward Scissorhands for his reserved and artistic side.

Although Groot is a plant-like organism and a member of a team of intergalactic vigilantes, we both do have some similarities, such as our serious and childish sides and the inability to communicate naturally with most others. In the first few scenes after introducing Groot, it trying to speak to Peter Quill, repeating the phrase “I am Groot” in slightly contrasting tones. When Peter Quill mentions that Groot has repeated the same sentence to him many times, Rocket explains that Groot is only able to say the words “I”, “am” and “Groot”, specifically in that order. Groot has a very child-like nature, often being easily distracted and in his own world it may seem. After being locked up in a prison, Rocket is explaining the escape plan to Peter, Gamora, and Groot. Groot then wanders off to get a battery from a tower in the center of the facility that
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I practically eat, live, and breathe books and films. So I am almost always talking about things such as the different rhetorical strategies that the author used in their book, or the effects used in a movie to subconsciously make the viewer feel a certain way towards a character or situation. However, I cannot talk about those kinds of things with my family. For example, they watch a film and they only watch, while the wheels in my head are turning in different ways than theirs are, analyzing the details in every scene. In that sense, I feel like it is hard for me to talk to others. At the same time it is because I cannot translate my thoughts into audible words. At social events or gatherings, I isolate myself from the rest of the people there. Due to the fact that I do not talk to people a lot, they tend to think of me as serious. However, the majority of the time I am a more childish than serious, but I know when the appropriate times for each side is. I am serious when I am in class, mainly because I want to focus on my task at hand. Also, I am serious when I do not talk to people. While outside of class, I revert to my more childish and silly self, often letting myself get lost in my jungle of thoughts. My lack of communication

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