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“Development Of Narcissism Is Cause Of Destruction”: Scorsese Movie “The Wolf Of Wall Street.”

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Narcissism is a psychological disorder of high profile individuals. “Is it true or myth?” is always controversial in masses. Many high profile individuals are classified as a narcissistic in media from time to time. The movie “The Wolf Of Wall Street” demonstrate how a rapid success leads to the narcissistic behavior and downfall of a wall street giant due to his narcissistic behavior. Generally, true life movies demonstrate the rise and heroism of an individual where as director Martin Scorsese in his movie “The Wolf of Wall Street” tells the story of a New York stockbroker, Jordan Belfort, development of narcissism and downfall of his giant business empire due to narcissism. Although many critique argue that “The Wolf of Wall Street” glorify the greed and objectification of women leaves public with no morality message, the film successfully deliver the message that the rapid success cause an individual to develop the narcissistic behavior which eventually leads into destruction.
Scorsese is well known for his film that describe protagonists who are outside the main stream. His ability to demonstrate the place and the period of his plot is exceptional. Detail study of the character, superior acting and physical humor are key features of producing high quality film. Demonstration of violence in psychological and language is the strong feature of Scorsese’s film. Scorsese depicts how his protagonist character suffer for who they are and those objectionable traits are often not chosen by the character. In film,”The Wolf of Wall Street” have all the characteristic of the Scorsese film which successfully demonstrate life of Jordan Ross Belfort, a New York stockbroker.
“The Wolf of Wall Street” is a film about a New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort, building and fall of his business empire and finally the change of his nature during different stages of life. Film demonstrate how a simple guy go to work in the wall street with a high profile stock broker, learn the skills of telephone solicitation and understand the in and out of wall street in six month. When he loses his job on first day of stockbroker due to black monday and market crash, he looks for another job as a stockbroker of penny stock. His telephone solicitation out stands in the firm and he standout as a confident and successful stockbroker. He succeed in one after another venture and open his own firm with his guys. These rapid success develops narcissism within him and he starts breaking the law. He trains his guys to pressure sale uses the inside...

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