Custer's Behavior In Little Big Man

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I think that in the movie Little Big Man, General Custer is the most selfish character and his ignorance results in the ruining of many lives. At first, Custer’s grand behavior seems appealing and admirable to Jack. Custer continues to state that he is always right and is angered by those who disagree. Only a self-centered man could have such an outlook on life. It is either Custer’s way or the highway. Custer’s false declaration that the “West is totally safe” causes Jack’s marriage to Olga to split. Jack is still, however, impressed by Custer at this point and tells Old Lodge Skins that Custer is a great man. The raid on the Indians led by Custer convinces Jack that the general is a heartless being and cares solely for himself. Custer
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