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Journey Of 1000 Miles Belonging Analysis

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Connected Text How are the effects of isolation on mental health explored in Castaway and Journey of 1000 Miles. 800-1000 words Mental health is an illness that can affect a person’s thinking, their actions and the way that they interact with people. Isolation definitely has an effect on someone’s mental health as loneliness can drive a person to go crazy; loneliness is not always the cause of isolation, it could be caused by not knowing how to communicate to other people so they create their own friends in their mind. There are many ways to express isolation in a story but the similarities and differences in Castaway and Journey of 1000 Miles are the effects of mental health. Some of the ways to explore the effects are through the setting, …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how the effects of isolation on mental health are explored in castaway and journey of 1000 miles.
  • Analyzes how chuck noland was involved in a plane crash over the pacific ocean and got washed up on an island. lee and his family had planned to travel to hong kong, where they got to choose how to live their life.
  • Explains that having friends, family or strangers to talk to keeps the brain active, reducing the risk of turning volatile and unstable. being alone leads to isolation and loneliness.
  • Analyzes how ian strachan and robert zemeckis explored the effects of isolation and mental health in castaway and journey of 1000 miles.
  • Explains that having a ball as chuck's only friend is linked to mental health, and that forty people got on boat and quickly adapted.
  • Analyzes how being stranded on an island would push anyone to their limits, but if they had a motivation to stay alive anyone could survive.
  • Narrates how chuck learned to survive while trapped on the island for several years. he did have a friend to talk to but it was only his imagination therefore he was going crazy.

In the book it’s about being overcrowded and having very little freedom but in the movie it’s about having all the freedom in the world but having no one to share it with. Setting / situation In Castaway the protagonist Chuck Noland was involved in a plane crash over the Pacific Ocean and got washed up on an island. There were no other survivors just cargo from the plane, Chuck had to adapt where he lived as a wild animal for several years. In Journey of 1000 Miles, Lee and his family had planned to travel to Hong Kong, where they get to choose how to live their life. They were cramped on a small boat in bad shape for a couple of months with very little resources. Isolations effect on the character As Chuck started to talk to himself he found a ball and used his blood to draw a face on it, ‘Wilson’ ended up being his best friend. Having a ball as Chuck’s only friend is definitely linked to mental health; his mental health would have declined drastically as he went from living in the middle of a large city to being stranded on an

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