Chris Kyle Character Analysis

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Family man, militarily hero, and America’s most craved individual presently. Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL, has an indubitable heroic history behind his life story. Notably, he was named “Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History” after his most career sniper kills from 1999 to 2009 (Kyle & McEwen, 2012, p. 5-6). Chris served four combat tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom and elsewhere; for his bravery, he was deservingly awarded two Silver Stars, five Bronze Stars with Valor, two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and one Navy and Marine Corps Commendation (Kyle & McEwen, 2012, p. 5-6). Kyle earned a legendary status among his fellow U.S. warriors, but he also won the hearts of America. The heart behind the crosshairs accounts for his uniqueness and transparent love for his country and those who live in it. Chris Kyle was born on April 8th 1974 to the son of a church deacon…show more content…
The Neo-Analytic approach is the approach to personality psychology that is concerned with the individual's sense of self (ego) as the core of personality (Friedman & Schustack, 2012, Chapter 4). When one learns about celebrities like Chris, they often wonder if their personalities portrayed on camera are the same as off camera (The Sniper, 2014). Additionally, people also wonder what struggles they face within, as they live non-private and hectic lives. Carl Jung tackles these issues. One of his most famous theories is of the mind having three parts (Friedman & Schustack, 2012, Chapter 4): The Ego, the personal unconscious, and the collective unconscious. The collective unconscious is the deeper level of the unconscious shared with the rest of humanity. The archetypes, which are components of the collective unconsciousness, are emotional symbols that all individuals share. The Hero/Demon archetype is one that Chris often exhibits. It is in this archetype that the element of heroism is

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