I 'm Overwhelmed By Ideas And Thoughts Essay

1201 Words Nov 3rd, 2016 5 Pages
I don’t know where to begin. After watching Adaptation and reading Kaufman 's speech, I’m overwhelmed by ideas and thoughts. These ideas and thoughts are not only on creativity and screenwriting, which is what I expected them to be, but also about myself as an individual in the world. I don’t consider myself a writer, to be honest, I really don’t like to write, never have. The strange thing is, I’ve always considered myself a storyteller. Over the last few years at Humber, my creative drive has been on a steady decline. I believed for the longest time that this was the result of realizing how creative many of the other students are in comparison to me. It’s been a tough pill to swallow, but I’ve come to terms with this, but, Adaptation and Kaufman’s speech have changed my view on things.
Kaufman single handedly has unearthed my deep sorrow of losing my creativity, and has replaced it with a new look on myself and my storytelling abilities. I’m still surprised, even as I’m writing this, that these personal revelations have occurred. Before watching the film, I was dreading this essay since I knew I didn’t have any creative sources and inspiration was hard to come by. I have been so creatively depressed that I never really thought that I still had it in me. The first part in the film that made me question what I thought, was the McKee speech scene. Although I had watched the scene in class, I wasn 't as connected to the lead character as I was when I watched the film from…

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