JUNE 29, 2014
According to "Sparknotes" (2014), “Personality is the collection of characteristic thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that are associated with a person. Personality traits are characteristic behaviors and feelings that are consistent and long lasting” (Personality Traits). One of my favorite films of all time is Braveheart. It is a film that premiered in 1995. Braveheart, according to “Wikipedia” (2014), “epic historical drama war film directed by and starring Mel Gibson. Gibson portrays William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England” (Braveheart).
When looking at the personality traits from The Big Five that the lead character, William Wallace, portrayed in the film I tried to distinguish the ones that were uniform for the continuance. The film, and what I have learned from researching the actual William Wallace, tells me that he was an Extrovert. He was Excitable about the conditions that his people were being forced to live in. He was also sociable and seemed to be able to communicate his ideas well with anyone, whether they agreed with them or not. He was very assertive and was willing to struggle and even pass a horrible demise for the cause/causes that he believed in. He also showed his assertiveness in the fact the he even defied the king and was able the rise then lead an army to do the same.
Furthermore, William Wallace showed a certain amount of agreeableness. This may sound strange to say when writing about a man who took on a stronger country, as well as its king, but I am referring to his kindness to his people and those willing to follow his cause. He was able to form deep romantic relationships. He was also concerned enough to fight for everyone who was suffering instead of just making his own circumstances best. In addition, he was always...