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    The Correlation between Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and the film Cast Away The film Cast Away does a great job of exhibiting Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. For most of the duration of the film, we watch Chuck struggle with establishing the 1st and 2nd needs of the hierarchy. The first need being breathing, food, water etc. The second being the security of property, resources, health and mortality. Chuck collects resources, builds a shelter and hunts for food. All to avoid being vulnerable to predators and negatively susceptible to his new environment. Just as I live in a house and I eat food. I don’t think that it essential to meet needs further than this. It might be essential to meet these needs in an attempt to be happy. But you do not need…

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    Cast Away Analysis

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    Wilson, from Cast Away was able to encounter Chuck’s needs which were his social, physical and identity needs that helps him survive. Chuck applied social needs that were being met by Wilson just because when he had something to say or think about, he tend to vent constantly with Wilson. Chuck vent to Wilson by letting his feelings out through communication. A way that Chuck’s physical needs were met in scene one was by Wilson since he was not able to communicate with no one. He wasn’t able to…

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    Hope In The Cast Away

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    “We might just make it. Did that ever cross your brain?” says Tom Hanks in the midst of his 1500 day ‘vacation’ from ordinary life. Robert Zemeckis’ film The Castaway displays Hanks’ character’s solitary life and his countless attempts of reuniting with the world after he becomes stranded on an island for four years after his plane crashes over the pacific due to a terrible storm. The movie is centered around the idea that hope and maintaining psychological health are undeniably the most…

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    Cast Away: Refugee Crisis

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    What I think of citizenship will differ from others due to our education and our personal lives. Citizenship means to me, that it is the place to at which the person has spent the longest period at, possibly where they were born, where they most feel comfortable and somewhere they can be treated as equal. Many of those statements aren’t the case for a clear majority of the countries. In the book, Cast Away: True Stories of Survival from Europe’s refugee crisis by Charlotte McDonalds-Gibson, this…

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    how to communicate with different people and be able to adjust to their culture and circumstances. Interpersonal communication has its nature, elements and principles which are applicable everywhere. Interaction and effective communication plays a major role in today’s time .It enables us to survive through tough circumstances. Interpersonal communication can take place in varied forms that is in groups of two or more than two people . Once you become an effective speaker , then you are able…

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    In the film Cast Away, Robert Zemeckis creates a collection of recurrent symbols and motifs that reoccur throughout the film and portray a sense of theme. Motif is an idea, object, or symbol that could be physically represented as objects, images, or sound that is repeated and also shows a meaning or importance of a theme or idea, throughout the story. For example, in Cast Away a repeated motif which represents a theme of time is the repeated use of clocks, watches, and the egg timer. Symbols,…

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    Compare how Homer and Zemeckis highlight the ways in which key characters survive through the challenges of their life. Entertaining survival genre texts like playwright Homer’s Greek mock-epic mythological poem, the Odyssey and director Robert Zemeckis’s American epic film, Cast Away portray the support mechanisms that even Herculean individuals rely on in every society. Noting that Homer starts the Odyssey in media res after his previous poem, the Iliad while Zemeckis starts from the…

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    In the movie “Cast Away” the actor Tom hanks character name is Chuck Noland and he works for Fedex, and he is on a plane to go deliver some boxes and the plane crashes in the water. He ends up on an island and survives for 4 years. I noticed in the movie there is a lot of communication. The communication comes from nonverbal, failed, and effective listening. I will be talking about how all these communications are in this movie. Non verbal communication is when your communication with…

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    Do you know Tom Hanks? He has been a few famous movies, some of them based upon true stories. Cast Away is not. But how about Apollo 13-leaking 02 Cast Away- crash landed stranded on Island Terminal -living inside an airport w/no money. Captain Phillips-Cargo ship Maersk Alabama hijacked by Somali pirates, Sully- US Airways Jan2009 LGA-Charlotte… Somehow in all of these movies Tom Hanks is able to survive, escape, to move on in life. Amazing stories, amazing skills, an amazing story to…

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    Breaking the Barrier Between Light and Dark The darkness within an individual is revealed once obstacles are dealt with uncontrollable behaviour. In the film directed by Robert Zemeckis, Cast Away and William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies, events demonstrate the conflicts that occur between civilization and savagery. The two comparable forms of media show how the adoption of civil rules gradually leads to the loss of innocence. Certain characters such as Chuck Noland of Cast Away and the…

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