The Truman Show – Questions to think about and respond to.
Below are three issues that need your attention. Please POST your answers (number them, too) in the comments section. use your real name. All answers must be in multiple, complete sentences, please.
1. In the film Christof says “We accept the reality which we are presented.” Explain whether or not you agree with Christof.
2. Discuss how the names below have symbolic meaning in the film:
- (A hard one) Santa Maria, the yacht in the film
3. According to a movie writer named Robert Castle, The Truman Show demonstrates an individual’s struggle to gain his true self. Comment on what the role of media could be in causing an individual to not know his/her true self. Do you believe that regular people are so weak that they are unable to resist the power of media? Are we just empty minds easily manipulated by the media?