“Christof Claims He Has Given Truman the Chance to ‘Lead a Normal’ Life Where He Has ‘Nothing to Fear’. Is This True? If so, Why Are We, the Audience so Repelled by What He Has Done?”

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Essay- Truman show draft March 2013 “Christof claims he has given Truman the chance to ‘lead a normal’ life where he has ‘nothing to fear’. Is this true? If so, why are we, the audience so repelled by what he has done?” The Truman Show is a very controversial movie and leaves people in awe to think that Christof could lock Truman up for 30 years and Truman not know until now. But if it’s thought about some of the things Christof does are in caring nature but others aren’t as caring. Christof is very protective of Truman but Christof violates Truman’s privacy. In The Truman Show, Christof displays a lot of affection to Truman. This is proven when Truman is sleeping and Christof pats his head as if he comforting him. This is also proven when Christof explains to the interviewer “I have given Truman the chance to lead a normal life. The world you live in is a sick place, Seahaven is the way the way the world should be.” This quote really shows that he is protecting Truman from the real world. Christof doesn’t believe the world is the best and he has created a better world for Truman. The reason maybe because he wasn’t wanted at birth and so he was wanted. Christof can sound like a nice guy but like anyone they have their cons and Christof’s is invading Truman’s privacy. This is demonstrated when Christof says “I know you better than yourself” and Truman replies “you never had a camera in my

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