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Symbols In The Unbroken

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The Unbroken film, directed by Angelina Jolie, follows Louis Zamperini’s life as an Olympic runner and World War II veteran. Different universal experiences are shown throughout the movie that follow Carl Jung’s theory, which states the same archetypal symbols can be found in all works. Louie’s story is one example of this theory being true, between leaving the hero’s original world, to staring death in the face and vanquishing it. Jolie depicts the highs and lows in Zamperini’s life and the characters that play a role in the Hero’s Journey. Each stage of Louis’s life can have a connection to the world that exists today. For instance, when Louie was a kid, he felt like nothing he did was good enough, he didn’t want to disappoint his family,
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