Analysis Of The Book ' Gone Girl ' Essay

826 Words Jul 25th, 2015 4 Pages
Thesis: A modern day marriage can mean many different things but perfect is certainly not one of them. The story of Nick and Amy leads you to believe that women are deceiving and manipulative but in fact, men are equally destructive.

Gone Girl is a print to screen story about marriage in a modern day society. On the surface, Nick and Amy are a happy, all-American couple of a higher class, but the truth lies deeper than the surface. An article on the movie published by The New York Times spoke to the same emotions that I felt about the story. “’Gone Girl’ plays like a queasily, at times gleefully, funny horror movie about a modern marriage, one that has disintegrated partly because of spiraling downward mobility and lost privilege.” Throughout the movie you start to question the vows that we all hope to say one day. To love, honor, and cherish the one whom we want to spend the rest of our lives with. The person you are married to is to be trusted to stay by your side through thick and thin but the relationship between Nick & Amy is one that is twisted to say the least. Many people will form different opinions upon watching this movie but I found Amy’s character to be quite intelligent rather than vindictive like most people think. She’s a sweet funny loving girl until you hear her yearlong meticulous plan to fake her own disappearance. She bought a getaway car, a gun, faked a crime scene with her own blood, and faked a pregnancy. All of which led the country to believe…

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