How Does Evelyn's Lack Of Confidence?

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Confidence is yet another technique used by Evelyn to control her boyfriend/art thesis throughout the film. Evelyn capitalises on Adam’s lack of confidence by continually recommending “improvements” on his appearance. Since Adam lacked the surety to view himself positively during the start of the film, he could easily be sculpted by his partner on the basis that the change was necessary and justified. Additionally, Evelyn worked on improving Adam’s confidence to the point that by merely being in presence, he felt like a better person. For example, early on in their relationship, Adam questions why Evelyn would ever like him. To this, Evelyn responds that he should never feel like he isn’t equal to anyone else, based on appearance (“That's the

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