Boston College Shutter Island Movie Teddy Daniels Character Analysis Essay
I’m trying to learn for my Psychology class and I’m stuck. Can you help?
Movie: Shutter Island
Character: Teddy Daniels
- Short tempered (paranoid, violent, skeptical).
- Delusional disorder (guilt).
- Substance abuse (ex-alcoholic, heavy smoker).
Write an 2-3 pages analysis include citations. You should describe and examine this person from another (not psychoanalytic) theoretical perspective from the textbook I have attached below.This part should be a strictly descriptive, without any interpretation. That is, describe what this person does, says or feels, not why he or she does these things. If you do know the person, please write the paper as if you do not.
Identify specific characteristics of your subject and then explain those same characteristics in the theory sections. Be specific about which theory you are using when you are writing about the theories. If there are inconsistencies, be sure to address them and attempt to reconcile them in your paper. Do not take each section of a theory and apply it (for example – “These characteristics would indicate fixation in the oral stage; these characteristics would indicate fixation in the phallic stage; these defense mechanisms are used). Instead, integrate these parts: There is evidence that some traumatic event may have occurred during the oral stage…(provide evidence). These unresolved conflicts lead ……requiring the use of many defense mechanisms……. (give examples)….