Symbolism In The Movie Castaway

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The movie Castaway is mostly over the topic of communication, symbolism, and the use of nature good and bad. Communication is key in this day in age, but most of the time it fails. Symbolism is also important in this movie, it’s everywhere the sailing pictures at the beginning of the movie and then he gets off the island at the end by sailing. Chuck in the movie uses nature a lot he uses trees to make rope, good, uses that rope to try to kill himself, bad. At the beginning of the movie the plane crashes during the plane crash chuck is told to sit down because there is going to be turbulent. He went into the bathroom, then after he comes out he is told to sit down and buckle in he does that until he sees that his watch has fallen. He then gets up and moves over to it very very slowly. He didn’t listen to what he was told. His friend comes back and tells him to stay where he is and …show more content…
In the beginning there are pictures above his tv that show he knows how to sail. In the end of the movie he gets off the island by using some trash that floated up onto the shore to make a sail and is the wind and tide to get off faster. The wings on the box that chick finds on the island that he doesn't open, unlike all the other box shows he will get off the island just so he can deliver the package like he always does. This is also shown because he took a kids bike in the beginning of the movie just so he could deliver a package on time. Using nature is import in this movie chuck uses nature for good and bad. Chuck makes rope from the trees to get off the island. He also used dead trees to make an SOS sign that would be visible. But he did use rope from trees and tree limbs to try to kill himself because he can't find another way off an island. Cast away is a very devolved movie that will continue to be watched for years on because of the developed story line and the advanced amount of symbolism, communication, and

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