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I am writing about Jenny character in Forrest Gump film. How should i develop this character?

I am writing about Jenny character in Forrest Gump film. How should i develop this character? Topic: How to write a report on a film
July 20, 2019 / By Nevin
Question: this is about Jenny: she partied alot, running away from her life, used drugs, searching for love, doomed, etc.
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Kipp Kipp | 7 days ago
She was kind of like the saying, 'wherever you go, there you are.' She was always unhappy because she was trying to run away from things, but she was really running away from the feelings and emotions from her father's sexual abuse that she hadn't dealt with. In a way, she sort of sexually abused Forrest, because he was essentially mentally a child himself. She was searching for love but kept ending up a victim. She started dealing with things when she became a parent and felt the unconditional love of her beautiful son. Having a regular job and someone depending on HER for a change, instead of her depending on someone else, kept her more on track and away from drugs. This is just what I got from the film - you should probably also read the book if you need to do a report.
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Kipp Originally Answered: So how did Forrest Gump get into the Army?
It's been a while since I saw the movie or read the book, but if I remember, Forrest was drafted which the United States had until 1973 so I think his number just came up, though according to IMDb he enlisted in the Army rather than being drafted. High intelligence wasn't nearly as important in the Vietnam era as it is today with the all volunteer armed forces, especially with the size of the war in Southeast Asia. Today, systems, communications, and missions are much more complicated than they were in those days and a much higher emphasis is now placed on the ability to think, adapt, and operate in very challenging environments. When I was in the service, we had guys that weren't very smart, but they could often perform simple, repetitive, or dangerous tasks as well or even better than those with higher IQ's. We had guys in my boot camp company with ASVAB scores from 24 to 98, so not everyone can repair missile systems or control fighter jets. Remember that "Forrest Gump" is a work of fiction and not a documentary so don't expect the actual armed forces to have too much to do with anything you've ever seen on TV or at the movies. Not a stupid question. Weird, but not stupid. A couple of general rules about the military, though. Never trust anything a recruiter says completely and get every promise they make in writing. Hold out for the schools, training, and specialization you want. Get in good physical condition prior to boot camp so you have one less thing to worry about and remember that basic training is also about weeding out folks that aren't suited for life in the military. Good luck, and I hope it all works out for you. Sorry about the length, and remember, don't trust a recruiter.
Kipp Originally Answered: So how did Forrest Gump get into the Army?
A universal in anyone's Army is that infantrymen do not need that high a degree of formal intelligence, Practical intelligence, yes; but intellectuality can be a drawback. For one thing it confers greater imagination, which you do not need when under fire. (The ability to morbidly anticipate being wounded would be a drawback in an infantry soldier; this contributed to Irish comedian Spike Milligan's collapse with battle fatigue and mental illness, evn though the physical wound was hardly serious or life-thratening.) I assume the US Army runs a similar system to stream out unsuitable people at the recruitment stage - in Britain infantry recruits were intelligence-tested and graded 1-5. Grade 1, those of intellectual university-level intelligence, were steered away from the infantry for being TOO intelligent - far more so than the Army needed. Thrse are people who would find it hard to put up with trademark army bullshit, who would ask "why?" too often at the usual sorts of inanity, whose imaginations in the fighting line would be too well honed, who might hesitate even slightly before following an order because they were thinking about it and the body had to catch up... similarly, those graded 5 would be too stupid even for the Brigade of Guards, (a fine body of men who do the cremonial marching around, guarding and parade ground stff to a tee). as military weapons systems today need some intelligence on the part of the operator. 2,3 and 4, the average and the bands slightly above or below, were thought of as ideal infantry Toms. I suspect Forrest Gump, who if nothing else was athletic, would have scraped in at the low end of the 4's.
Kipp Originally Answered: So how did Forrest Gump get into the Army?
I can't see you passing the ASVAB just from the way you fail to use proper English and can't formulate a sentence that's half readable. Now a typo is one thing and being lazy or unintelligent are a complete other, so if your whole question is full of typos then you might be experiencing some intense and life threatening seizure episodes. The US Army won't enlist just any regular Joe into the military, they're looking for highly capable individuals. As for Forrest Gump, it's just a movie.

Huntley Huntley
I also believe she was abused by her father. She was confused, and used drugs, but she was a compassionate person. Its been awhile since i saw the movie. Yeah run forest run! :D
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Huntley Originally Answered: What was the director's vision for Forrest Gump?
DGA Magazine did an interview with Zemeckis in the Feb/Mar 1995 issue; there is an excerpt in the third link but I can't track the full article down inline. Check that and the other two links for some discussion of "Gump" & Zemeckis as auteur.

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