A Work Of Art By Alexander Pope Essay example

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According to eighteenth century poet, Alexander Pope, “A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.” The interpretation perceived from this could be, due to there being theories throughout the movie Crash, the audience was better able to completely understand the movie. As well as, the viewers were able to formulate a judgment of if Crash was worth indulging. Each of the complex scenarios in the movie contained diverse theories, that ranged from Feedback in the Detective Graham and his Mother scenario, through operant conditioning, in the Locksmith and his family, and finally to dependency with officer Ryan and his father; this paper will explain how each of the theories radiated through the different schemes of the movie plot.
Detective Graham and His Mother There are several theories that Detective Graham and his mother’s relationship fit. The three most distinct would be denial, feedback and operant conditioning. Detective Graham and his mother have a very complicated relationship, due to his mother’s drug use and Detective Graham’s resentment, whether good or bad, one large component in their relationship is Peter, Detective Graham’s brother.
Denial
Throughout the movie, Detective Graham 's mother is in denial concerning his brother Peter. Denial is when “a person escapes psychic pain associated with reality by unconsciously rejecting reality” (Daniels, 2015). She feels that her son Peter is an upright, loving person. As…

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