Essay about Truman 's Life Is Just An Actor

1091 Words Dec 6th, 2016 5 Pages
Day in and day out anyone following the same routine, as if life is scripted will lead to a boring, uneventful, and almost depressing existence. Such is the case with Truman Burbankis. Having the same schedule everyday gets boring for Truman after a while and he wants adventure in his life. Truman has always held onto the thought of his first love, Sylvia, and he wants to travel to see her. What Truman doesn’t know however is that he was an unwanted pregnancy and he was chosen to become the main character of a reality television show that began at the beginning of his life. He has been recorded every day of his life for a show that is broadcasted to millions, and every person who surrounds Truman’s life is really just an actor. One strange day odd events begin to occur, and Truman notices them. The first event is a lamp falls from the sky, and he has no clue how it happened. Then on his way to work as a desk clerk at an insurance company, he hears all of his moves being recorded through the radio, a stranger whom Truman never remembers talking to calls him by his first name, and finally he sees characters change costumes behind an elevator of a bank. These events begin to spark the interest of Truman, including the adventure he could be missing outside of Seahaven. The new task which Truman wants to conquer is to leave Seahaven and explore the world, and he will stop at nothing to travel. Truman soon learns the truth about his life and he is faced with two options. He can…

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