Forrest Gump Essay

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Forrest Gump "Life is like a box of chocolates...You never know what you're going to get" says the main character Forrest in the beginning of the movie. Forrest Gump is the story of a man who overcomes numerous obstacles throughout different stages of his life and always seems to see the brighter side of things in the process. Through the movie’s entirety, outstanding performances from various award winning actors give this film’s involved and interesting plot a sense of realism that is far superior to that of other dramatic movies. Forrest Gump is about a simple man’s journey through complicated times; he has an IQ of 75 at the movie's start and stays pretty much on that level all the way through. His trove of facts …show more content…

Someone with a bad emotional intelligence you wouldn’t want to be around all of the time because they could be mean or depressed all the time. If someone had good emotional intelligences the person can control their emotions better in different situations. Emotional intelligence is just a small part of what makes a person intelligent and more important to their personality; because of that Forrest never lost faith in himself, and in God. He continued believing in himself, caring for the people he loves, and having faith that God will one day will make him successful. The point of the story is that anyone can succeed in America. In other countries, success comes through hard work, determination, and personal sacrifice and Success comes from advance knowledge. America is the land of opportunity. Anyone in America can grow up to be President, or be a US Congressman or a US senator. All it takes is a little faith. This means that all kind of intelligence are recognized and rewarded. The movie is telling us anybody can become successful including people who have a low IQ but the fact is in real life, people need to have education to be successful. True love was the driving force behind Forrest's success; in all of his accomplishments, he wanted to make his mother proud but most of all, he struggle to prove to Jenny that he wasn't stupid. He wants her to be with him so he can protect her from the world. He realizes that he goes through life

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