A Beautiful Mind

This essay A Beautiful Mind has a total of 386 words and 2 pages.

Mr. Leonardis
November 17, 2015

A Beautiful Mind
In the movie A Beautiful Mind I believe that it is portrayed that an individual with mental illness can lead a normal life. The character being explored is John Nash, a mathematical genius who suffers from schizophrenia. Throughout the movie he faces many hardships that are a result of his schizophrenia, but I believe that despite the difficulties, with treatment he leads a relatively normal life. First, John has family and friends. Part of a normal life is being able to have meaningful connections with others. John has a wife, Alicia, who is very devoted to him, this is especially shown when she remains with him even through his difficulty with his mental illness. He also has friends from his university years, Martin Hansen and Sol, who work with him at the university. Even after university he remains close with them. After Johnís absence from work, itís Hansen that gives him another job at the university, which demonstrates their close bond. Secondly, John has a career. Even though he has schizophrenia, John manages to maintain a career, and even succe

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