Patrick Bateman

    Page 1 of 6 - About 59 Essays
  • The Character Of Ahjussi, And My Gangster Like Lover

    Ahjussi (아저씨), also known by it’s English title The Man from Nowhere, is an action packed, thriller film starring Won Bin as the movie’s protagonist, Cha Tae Sik. The movie was released on August 4, 2010 and was directed by Lee Jeong Bum. The story begin with Cha Tae Sik, the owner of a pawnshop, who lives by himself and leads a quiet life. He is a quiet man and does not have any friends except for a little girl, Somi, who lives next door with her mom. Somi frequents the pawn shop, often selling her belongings in an effort to save money towards buying something. Somi’s mother is a heroin addict and often neglects Somi telling her to “go play outside” when she wants to indulge in her drugs. When Somi’s mother steals drugs from an organized crime group, they come and abduct them both. The movie follows Tae Sik’s journey towards finding and rescuing Somi. This movie was Korea’s highest grossing film in 2010 and I definitely see why. This plot in this movie progresses quite well and it is very engaging without getting boring. The action in the movie does include gore but not to the point where it becomes unwatchable. As someone who doesn’t like overly gory films, I found this movie completely bearable when it came to the bloody scenes. The main character, Tae-sik, is also quite intriguing because in the beginning of the movie we only see him as this quiet and lonely pawn shop owner, but it is later revealed that he was once a happy man. He had a wife with whom he was expecting…

    Words: 749 - Pages: 3
  • Patrick Bateman In American Psycho

    the main character, Patrick Bateman, exhibits reoccurring gruesome murders and executions. His tendencies are closely associated with psychopaths, but Patrick Bateman has the antisocial personality disorder. Repeated law offenses, recurring violations of other’s rights, manipulation by charm, hostility, impulsive activity, and lack of remorse characterizes the antisocial personality disorder (“Antisocial personality disorder”). Those with this disorder ordinarily disregard the moral rules of the…

    Words: 864 - Pages: 4
  • Analysis Of Patrick Bateman In American Psycho

    As Patrick Bateman said “I feel lethal. On the verge of frenzy. I think my mask of sanity is about to slip.” Throughout the film American Psycho, directed by Mary Harron, there is a never-ending presence of discomfort. With each scene that plays out, the viewer gets to travel down deeper into the mind of a very disturbed individual. When putting Patrick Bateman through the lenses of psychology, it is evident that he suffers from narcissism and shows evidence of being schizophrenic. Ultimately…

    Words: 1536 - Pages: 7
  • The Silver Lining Playbook Analysis

    Living in the past can hold you back from opportunities that present themselves in the current day. This is shown in the film The Silver Lining Playbook directed by David O. Russell, this film sends an important message that living in the past will affect you in the present. Patrick Solitano Jr lived in the past, this torn his whole life apart. Living in the past cause Pat to go through many mental stages such as obsessed, Bipolar, defensive and decisive. Pat’s first hurdle to become mentally…

    Words: 866 - Pages: 4
  • Grotesque Elements In Flannery O Connor's A Good Man Is Hard To Find

    Southern Gothic literature is a writing style unique to American literature in that it uses supernatural, ironic, and unusual events to reveal and examine the values and character of the South. Sothern Gothic authors use certain elements as tools to explore social issues and reveal the cultural character of the south. An example of this work is A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor. It is a deeply disturbing tale about a family trip to Florida gone wrong. O 'Connor 's work in A Good…

    Words: 1041 - Pages: 5
  • What Is Abortion In Ernest Hemingway's Hills Like White Elephants?

    In Hills Like White Elephants Ernest Hemingway describes a couple’s decision on whether or not they should have an abortion. The man wants the abortion while the woman is being pressured and going back and forth on whether or not she wants the abortion. Ernest Hemingway uses symbolism, introduces modernism, and uses the setting as a means to compare the life or death decision and the topic of abortion as a whole. Hemingway starts off by describing the setting. The couple is sitting at the bar…

    Words: 864 - Pages: 4
  • Patrick Manson Accomplishments

    Patrick Manson had been born to a family of high class, and his childhood was filled with higher wealth activities such as natural history, fishing, shooting, carpentry, mechanics, and cricket. His mother was a descendant of David Livingstone, a Christian-missionary explorer. His father was the manager of a British Linen Bank. Manson was the second son of seven children, three boys and two girls. At the age of five he was well known for memorizing lengthy Bible verses during the sermon that was…

    Words: 890 - Pages: 4
  • Right Between Your Ears Analysis

    It is fascinating to watch what happens when people can become convinced they are right, even when they are wrong. The video documentary, Right Between Your Ears, explores how people from different walks of life came to the extraordinary belief that the world would end on a given date, took a public stand for it, and how they coped when nothing happened. Those included were a stock trader with a young family, a philosophy student about to graduate, and a retail manager. This documentary is not…

    Words: 2076 - Pages: 9
  • St. Patrick Informative Speech Essay

    on my Irish heritage. Professor Fredrick Suppe, of Ball State University, gave a forty-five-minute speech on the history of St. Patrick. He gave this informative speech at Bracken Library in room 104. The general purpose of his speech was to inform. We know this because he wanted to inform us on the history of St. Patrick and St. Patrick’s Day. During the speech, he spent the first thirty minutes discussing the life of St. Patrick and his journeys. Some of these include, when he was taken to…

    Words: 1223 - Pages: 5
  • Harold Krebs In A Soldiers Home

    “Soldier’s Home” tells the story of Harold Krebs, a Marine who returns home from World War I. While Krebs does not struggle from physical damages, he does suffer mentally. Harold Krebs struggles with post traumatic stress disorder and trying to figure out what he wants in life. The characters and incidents in “A Soldier’s Home” are factual to Ernest Hemingway’s own experiences because like the main character, Harold Krebs, Ernest Hemingway also struggles after returning home from the war. First…

    Words: 754 - Pages: 4
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: