Much Ado About Nothing and Good Will Hunting - Self-Discovery

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Self-discovery relies on the learning from others.Self-discovery is defined as “The act or process of achieving understanding or knowledge of oneself.”We all interact with many people who play an influential role in our lives. These people could challenge, criticize, motivate, inspire, or judge us. Through this, we may develop a deeper understanding of ourselves and our abilities. By reflecting upon difficult or unhappy interactions with another person, we might even be able to see these interactions with new eyes. The idea of counterfeiting, in the sense of presenting a false face to the world, appears frequently throughout Shakespeare’s much ado about nothing. A particularly rich and complex example of counterfeiting occurs as Leonato, …show more content…

Once she overhears Hero describing that Benedick is in love with her, she opens herself to the sensitivities and weaknesses of love. To learn, from the others around her, something life changing about herself. During the scene with Will and the professor toward the end of the movie, Will burns the paper with the math proof on it that the professor couldn't solve. This shot is a great example of power. At this point, the professor is on his knees on the ground in front of Will, with the burned paper in his hand. There is a sense of control by using a high angle shot on the professor, making him seem insignificant, and a low angle shot on Will, making him realise how important and powerful he actually is which was learnt from seeing the professor like that. It is at this point in the movie, that he discovers not his full potential, but finally the fact that he does actually have potential on his own. In the play, it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between good and bad deception. When Claudio has shamed and rejected Hero, Leonato and his household “publish” that Hero has died in order to punish Claudio for his mistake.When Claudio flounders and asks, Which lady he must seize upon, he is ready and willing to commit the rest of his life to one of a group of unknowns.His willingness stems not only from his guilt about slandering an innocent woman but also from the fact that he may care more about