Media analysis : Character analysis from Gone Girl 2014Amy Elliot Gone girl is2014 psychological thriller film. Based on 2012 same title novel by GillianFlynn directed by David Fincher. Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris, RosamundPike and Tyler Perry stared in film. Story beginsafter Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) wife suddenly disappearance, makes him primesuspect of his wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike).
In this essay I will analysis Amy’s character, her devious revengeotherwise it is a heroine character for girl who pretends to be male’s idealtype, lying to yourself but trying to be who you’re. Amy Elliott(Rosamund Pike) she is leading character of the film. She’s smart, has a greatpersonality, number one stunner. Also, she was the inspiration for the popularfictional children’s book series Amazing Amy. But people didn’t know who she really until she make her disappearance.She is a <
In the film she for revenge doingeverything for make her plan come true, even in blood. There is a few part in the film include (Amazing Amy,Cool girl Amy, Avenging Amy), supports Amy’s character shows who they truly arethrough the story Amy’s avenge. Amazing AmyShe is areal-life beloved fictional character.
That character inspired from herself butwhen she became a grown woman she can’t take of the Amazing Amy from her, chasingafter perfectionist in a every little part. We can clearly see the part fromthe film as she planning her disappearance. Amazing Amy also describe herpsychotic mind. “Cool Girl”Amy: “Nickdidn’t love me, she loves a girl who doesn’t exist.” Amy wants to get revengefrom her beloved husband, when she know that he having a affair even pushes herto frame Nick for her disappearance. We can see they lost interest in eachother when they move back Missori, life changed.
Nick became lazy, changed to aguy Amy doesn’t want to marry. Amy trying to let herself fit in the guys idealtype it called “Cool Girl”. She know Nick wants Cool girl when they first met.What is Cool Girl? Amy: Cool girl… man alwaysuse that, don’t they …She’s not real,this is a imagination of a men. Amy describes Cool girl Hot, Sexy woman, superintelligent, doesn’t mind doing guys stuff, drinking beer, watching sport, andremind size 2, eating fast food and fart. Amy pretends cool girl for name ofwinning Nick.
When time passes things are changed Amy changes herself to coolgirl make Nick became a cool guy, but they can’t escape who they truly are. Avenging AmyAmy want peopleto give her whatever she wants – if you try to wronging her or control her, theLaw of Amy states that you must pay (in blood ).Nick having anaffair pushes Amy to frame him for murder.
After they move back to Missouri Amyrealize herself playing a character of Cool Girl, she likes the some part ofbeing a cool girl but she can’t keep it longer after she pushes Nick so far,changed him to a Cool guy and saw he’s interest in a new cool girl. She startplanning to frame Nick, making a local idiot (neighbors, and pregnant woman,later she use her pregnant friends pee to make her fake pregnancy) also slowlysetting money aside, writing a diary that goes back to before she and Nick gotmarried and tells a convincing story of Nick coming unhinged with her insteadwith her (instead of the other way around). In the end she planned to killherself for her perfect avenge. All those years who she actually is isn’t whatshe is, she might look like a good girl, but her inside is ooze hatred. For her own right she killed her exboyfriend, and back to Nick after make him give up on Amy. Teach him where hehave to be. Chained him to her side forever.
For some, it is evil character otherwisedespised Amazing Amy emerges as an unlikely heroine of sorts; flying the flagfor women who refuse to succumb to the pressure to morph into the male’s ideal.