The Wolverine: A Phenomenal Performance In The X-Men Film Series

1177 Words5 Pages
INTRODUCTION With Hugh Jackman’s portraying it, the Wolverine character made a phenomenal performance in the X-Men cinema series with two titles released: the X-Men Origins: Wolverine in 2009 (Benioff and Woods n. p.); and The Wolverine in 2013 (Bomback and Frank n. p.). Its biographical story, however, reflects a person exposed to excessively stressful situations even in his early age. He unknowingly killed his biological father in 1845 when he was still a boy. He underwent multiple deaths and returns to life. And, perhaps, beyond all those experiences, he suffered the extreme stress and painful operation when he underwent adamantium fusion procedure (Benioff and Woods n. p.). Consequently, he lost his memory and is constantly troubled by violent and distressing dreams. The foregoing psychological analysis of the Wolverine character will be primarily based on the storyline found in the X-Men film series where the character appeared and manifested important psychological behaviors relevant to the requirements and objectives of this psychological analysis. It explores the major psychological expressions of the character and ends with a psychological diagnosis based on these…show more content…
p.). Nevertheless, the operation itself is, in itself, extremely traumatic to act as an overwhelming source of traumatic injury that can cause dissociative amnesia. Rosenberg’s theory of confabulation as a reaction to amnesia (Rosenberg n. p.) evidently did not apply to the Wolverine. His recalled memories had never been shown to be self-fabrications or “false memories”. His tactical precision can dispute any argument in favor of brain

    More about The Wolverine: A Phenomenal Performance In The X-Men Film Series

      Open Document