Persuasive Essay On Shutter Island

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The movie Shutter Island was directed by Martin Scorsese and was released in 2010. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, and Michelle Williams. An escaped patient at Ashecliffie Hospital brings U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his newly appointed partner (Mark Ruffalo) to the remote Island asylum. The escapee, a murderess woman, seems to have simply vanished into thin air from behind a locked door. As Teddy becomes consumed by the case, rumors of horrific treatments and experiments haunt the hospital. Along the ride Teddy also seems to be reliving through his darkest times and must confront them to survive and make it off the island. Shutter Island is thriller that explodes at the seams with entertainment. The hook is quite interesting as it has deeper meaning to the whole plot of the movie. Teddy is seen vomiting into a fairy toilet and can’t seem to find his cigarettes and has a sense of confusion. This plays into …show more content…
The whole movie is a lie, or is it. Teddy seems to think that the island is trying to make these “ghost people” by experimenting on people’s brains and that he is going to be their next patient. OR Teddy is actually insane and is patient 67 Andrew Leaddis and he actually killed his own wife and created an elaborate story in which he made up names like Edward “Teddy” Daniels using an anagram for his made-up characters names like Rachel Solando that comes from Andrews wife’s name Dolores Chanal. Also Andrew had three kids that his wife had drowned in their lake that he forgot about in order to create his insane story. He then shot his wife upon finding the kids. This movie has several levels of understanding depending on which story you want to believe. Also this movie has a good background on how we used to treat mentally insane people. Also it provides a little background on the death camp of

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