Topics: Hannibal Lecter, Dino De Laurentiis, Big Five personality traits Pages: 2 (737 words) Published: May 11, 2013
Character Evaluation
Dr. Stephanie Sencil-White
May 5, 2013

Character Evaluation
When deciding which character to use for this I have decided to use the individual that plays Hannibal Lector. A man that has a dark side but can play a sophisticated doctor that is well-spoken and highly educated is the reason I like him very well for this paper. His personality was formed in the film that came out in 2007 titled Hannibal Rising. After watching the murder of both of his parents, as well the horrible lose his younger sister is what started a personality change in the well known Hannibal Lector. Later Lector gets sent to an orphanage to which he runs away from. After attending medical school Hannibal plots revenge to those for his younger sister’s murder. Hannibal Lector seems to fit four out of the five personality traits to a certain point. They are openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, and agreeableness. Each step was thought out carefully and he was prepared for anything that came his way which is how Hannibal’s character methodically planned each crime show. Planning the torture and murder of each victim in the movie Hannibal Rising (2007) is an example of how he was detailed and paid attention. Openness to Experience would be one trait because the character showed in his crimes a imagination towards how he did his crimes. Silence of the Lambs (1991), Hannibal had several pieces of art in his cell, showing an example towards how he liked fine arts and appreciate quality as well as being a curator for a library in Florence, Italy. I also believe him to be intellectually curious and enjoyed new experiences. Yet with the agreeableness trait with Hannibal Lector I would say he was at the low end of this trait. With any of the films he had no sympathy or compassion towards others as well did not have any guilt for the murders and cannibalism he did. When looking in his eyes there was a...
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