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    What's Eating Gilbert Grape What’s Eating Gilbert Grape portrays a family that is dealing with the trials, tribulations, and also great times of having a member with a disability. The Grape family consists of Gilbert, Ellen, Amy, Mama, and of course, Arnie. The Grape family lives in an isolated town of Endora in a house that seems to be in shambles since their father died. In the beginning, Gilbert’s voiceover states that “living in Endora is like dancing to no music,” which one can definitely

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    the film ends, Gilbert is in exactly the same place as when it began, yet he has traveled a long way. What’s eating Gilbert Grape is a very simple yet meaningful movie. There is no clear cut message that points out the faults of society and it may be hard to interpret a message because the movie is set around everyday life. However the one thing that is clear, is that Gilbert realises throughout the movie that his life is going nowhere and he must break the everyday routine. Gilbert sees through the

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    The film “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” can be seen as a somewhat of a tragic story because of the death that occurs in it. What the author really wants you to recognize is that sometimes tragedy can create a new opportunity for someone, because that tragedy could have been what was blocking your own identity. This film gives insight to the life of an American family who has their issues, but somehow seem to make it all work in their eyes. The setting of this film is about a family who lives in a

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    personality that Gilbert Grape exhibits. Peter Hedges clearly communicates the fact that Gilbert underwent a transformation and his personality reflects the change. The transformation not only causes Gilbert to become conflicted with expressing feelings, but he fears the guilt of doing so as well. Gilbert struggles with the family controlling the opinions, emotions and actions he makes. Peter Hedges illustrates the crippling nature of fear in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. Gilbert becomes emotionally

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    FINISH INRO Thesis: In the movie What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, the main character Gilbert displays many characteristics of communication competence, but there are also situations where he fails to be a competent communicator. Gilbert is a competent

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    What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? In the film, “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?”, Gilbert Grape is introduced as a young man living in Endora, Iowa with his family. Gilbert takes care of his 17-year-old brother named Arnie, who is mentally handicapped. Gilbert lives with his two sisters and obese mother; his mother began to gain weight rapidly when Gilbert’s father decided to take his life which leads to Mrs. Grape never leaving home. After this incident, Gilbert becomes the man of the house which comes

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    "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" Film Techniques related to theme Theme: Struggle and Hardship In the film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" directed by Lasse Hallstrom in 1993, one of the main ideas is that of struggle and hardship. This idea is significant to the film because it relates to each character in a different way, making the storyline more interesting. Three different techniques used by Lasse Hallstrom to illustrate the idea of struggle and hardship include Gilberts voice over, the extra

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    Peter Hedges' What's Eating Gilbert Grape "I would hope that people might view their fellow beings, all beings, with more empathy, more compassion, with a desire to understand. Even if they can't know why people are the way they are, to understand that they're probably that way for a good reason." said Peter Hedges, author of the book What's Eating Gilbert Grape, and the book has helped him realize this wish. Gilbert Grape, a 24-year-old GenXer, lives in Endora, a dying small town where life is

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    The film What’s Eating Gilbert Grape was released on December 17th, 1993 and directed by Lasse Hallstrom. It is about a boy named Gilbert who takes care of his brother, Arnie, who is mentally challenged. Gilbert is played by actor Johnny Depp and Arnie is played by actor Leonardo Dicaprio. In the movie, it is almost Arnie’s eighteenth birthday and his family is planning a party for him. A week before Arnie’s birthday, him and Gilbert watch a huge group of people drive through the town towing campers

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    What's Eating Gilbert Grape?

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    After watching the movie “What’s eating Gilbert Grape” it focuses more on Gilbert Grape than any other characters in the movie. Gilbert Grape is a young man who resides in a small community called Endora. Gilbert at the beginning of the movie states “Describing Endora is like dancing to no music”. Gilbert’s youngest brother Arnie is soon to be 18 years old and has a developmental disability that never was disclosed in the movie. Furthermore, Bonnie Gilbert’s mother has been locked in her own home

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