Personality Homework #3 Amanda Osborne

Personality - Psychology 530 Homework 3 Amanda Osborne The movie I chose to watch was Chicago The movie Chicago is the movie version of the

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Psychology 530 Amanda Osborne Homework 3 May 15, 2007 The movie I chose to watch was Chicago . The movie Chicago is the movie version of the Broadway musical. The movie is about 2 women, Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly and their journey of being on death row, their trials and how they eventually are both let go via being found not guilty and through a bargain, respectively. Velma was on death row for killing her sister and her husband and Roxie was on death row for killing the man she was cheating on her husband with. Velma is a hit performer in the city of Chicago and Roxie is an entertainer-wanna-be. The character I am choosing to describe the personality of is Roxie Hart. From the very beginning, the viewer can see Machiavellianism in her personality. She has several goals to achieve in the movie; one of them is to escape death row. This is shown in many ways. Within the first five minutes of the movie, Roxie is already using deception to hide the fact that she killed her lover. When Amos, Roxie’s husband, is telling the detective ‘what happened’, when he realizes that the man is Roxie’s lover, he says “she was telling me this cock and bull story about this burglar and how I oughta say I did it because I was sure to get off ‘Help me Amos, it’s my goddamn hour of need’”. After the Amos says that, she sings in her song “Look at him go/Rattin' on me/With just one more brain/What
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSYCH 530 taught by Professor Cravens-brown during the Spring '08 term at Ohio State.

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