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Shrek An Analysis Im not the one with the problem its the world that seems to have the problem with me People take one look at me A big stupid ugly Ogre They judge me before they even know me Shrek Everyday millions of people are judged based on a simple first impression Society is quick to pass judgements on people based on factors such as appearance language setting and possessions However when the time is taken to get to know a person it is proven more times than not that the judgements taken are false As expressed throughout the movie Shrek sometimes things are not always as they appear It is primarily through the characters in Shrek that this theme is expressed At home in his swamp a flatulent ogre named Shrek defends his life of solitude though deep down its probably not his first choice Due to the fact that he is a strikingly ugly ogre he is automatically assumed to be evil and cruel therefore labeled an outcast to society Shrek exploits that misconception in order to protect his privacy An example being when he was confronted by torch bearing pitchfork wielding villagers He describes the gruesome fates awaiting those who disturb him in hopes of the villagers never returning However as the movie continues Shrek is accompanied by a talking donkey that takes no thought to Shreks ugliness It is then that Shreks true personality begins to reveal itself Shrek tells the donkey that ogres are like onions they both have layers When analyzing an onion the outside layers are dry and flaky a part of an onion that is regularly thrown away referring to Shrek being thrown away from society When an onion is pealed however it reveals a clean ripe inside referring back to Shreks inside personality When given the chance to be himself by Donkey and Princess Fiona later on in the movie Shrek reveals
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