Essay about Analysis Of The Movie ' Memento '
Before Leonard suffered his trauma, he led a fairly normal life as an insurance investigator who would "pick out the bulshit claims". Leonard Shelby seemed to have a fairly normal life before the accident. He was a married man who worked and paid his dues as a husband. Leonard 's job entailed him investigating homes, but he often just let the homeowners do the talking while he examined their body language, in many cases catching them in their own lies. The day his wife was assaulted in his home, Leonard killed one of the assailants, but not before the other caused his irreversible injury (Todd & Nolan, 2001). Due to Leonard not being able to create new memories he begun to condition himself using photographs, notes and tattoos, also referred to as mementos.
Brain Damage The trauma to Leonard 's…