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    The Oscar winning film, Good Will Hunting, released in 1997, follows the journey a 20 year old genius boy, Will, who suffered abuse growing up. According to Stephan Labossiere, “Many times we are our worst enemy. If we could learn to conquer ourselves, then we will have a much easier time overcoming the obstacles that are in front of us.” This saying is evident in the life of Will, as his life is observed to begin changing after he finds guidance from the people around him. The abuse Will suffered took away the love he had for life which resulted in him taking life very lightly and being reckless. Overlooking the flaws in Good Will Hunting, the film does a good job of not only highlighting the meaning of true friendship, but also showing how the fear of failure can prevent individuals from stepping out of their comfort zones. The power of genuine friendship is displayed through the strong…

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    The movie “Good Will Hunting” is about a genius leveled young janitor, Will Hunting who gets discovered to be a math whiz by a professor. One day a professor named Gerald Lambeau writes two complex math problems on the board for his students to solve. This is how professor Gerald Lambeau discovers the janitor Will Hunting has solved the equations. At the same time, it is discovered that Will Hunting has assaulted a police officer therefore, he gets himself in trouble with the law. Luckily,…

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    movie gives a happy ending where Will passed his sessions and tries to obtain a decent job or make amends with others. My least favorite scene in the movie “Good Will Hunting” is the scene where Will gets into an argument with a woman he’s dating named Skylar. The couple would be sleeping on the bed calmly until Skylar suggests that Will should come with her to california with her. Will refuses to go and answers in a panicky state. When skylar begins to ask questions on why Will rejects the…

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    South Boston from the eyes of Good Will Hunting Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s first production Good Will Hunting, is a movie about an orphaned teenager from South Boston struggling to stay out of jail. unbenounced to most, Will is a mathematical genius, but has meager motivation to showcase his talents to the world. South Boston has harbored Will from seeking opportunities to his genius and plagued him with low expectations that surround him. The movie portrays low class struggles of South…

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    Will Hunting- Impulsive, Fixated, & Unopen to Experience Michelle McDevitt Student at University of Michigan – Dearborn Abstract Will Hunting is the main character from the movie Good Will Hunting (Armstrong, Gordon, Weinstein, Weinstein, & Van Sant, 1997). Will is incredibly intelligent, loyal to his friends and has the potential to do great things. He is also deeply flawed, the ones that I will be focusing on in this paper are from two humanistic perspectives and one behavioral perspective.…

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    Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a true genius? Good Will Hunting is a movie about just that: a young boy who has experienced a less than satisfactory upbringing, but through reading informational books at a public library in his youth and through having a photographic memory that allows him to remember everything he reads has resulted in him becoming very intelligent. It is shown just how intelligent he is when he solves a proof that is written on a chalkboard at Harvard…

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    In the film Good Will Hunting, Will is a tough character with an incredible ability to solve extremely complex math theorems and equations. He ends up getting arrested for assault but, one of the professors that noticed his intelligence in math persuades the judge to release him from jail as long as he has weekly therapy sessions. Many psychologists turn him down and only see him as a waste of time but, Sean Maguire accepted the challenge. Sean finds an interest in Will because of his past and…

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    Good Will Hunting focus questions 1. Will Hunting is a complex character, emotionally distraught and confused and above all completely insecure. The abuse he suffered as a child hardened him against the world and taught him to always be suspicious of those who try to get too close to him. When considering a new relationship or opportunity he focusses on any possible negativity that can come of it in the future and becomes discouraged from trying. His pessimism, sarcasm, and arrogance are a…

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    "Good Will Hunting" is about a young cleaner Will easily solved a very difficult subject, a professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology wrote on the bulletin board. Professor discovered this talent, hope to train him to become a genius in his mind. However, Will extremely clever, but rebellious uninhibited, even fights trouble everywhere. Because he was born poor, by the shadow of the impact of childhood abuse, the mind seems to be on the lock, a professor can not walk into his world.…

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    Good Will Hunting Theme

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    There are several qualities that made me choose the film, Good Will Hunting. The main reason was the emotions that I felt when I watch the film for the first time. As I watched the film, I became engulfed in a world that was very similar to mine. From the story plot to the characters, each aspect of the film seemed to demonstrate the central theme of the film, which was the ability for the protagonist to grow as a person. Will begins the film by being distant from others, which is a common…

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