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Running Head: A BEAUTIFUL MIND ESSAY1A Beautiful Mind EssayManuel GuzmanWaldorf UniversitySeptember 27, 2019
Running Head: A BEAUTIFUL MIND ESSAY2A Beautiful Mind EssayIn the movie, A Beautiful Mind, John Nash was a brilliant man who would eventuallywin a Nobel Prize. Throughout his life, he struggled with schizophrenia, but no one was able torecognize it. John could not separate what he believed in his mid vs. what was real. It was afterhe graduated from Princeton University and got married; that's when everyone found out abouthis schizophrenia. Doctors studied John to try to understand his sickness, and with the help of hiswife, doctors were able to do just that.John's illness involved seeing and talking to people in his mind. The three characters thatJohn saw and spoke to were Charles, William, and Charles niece. Charles was his "roommate"while in college; William worked for the government and would later recruit John to work forhim, and Charles's niece became close to him and started calling him Uncle John. William wouldthen invite John to the pentagon to help decode messages. John's perception was becoming soreal for him that he would brag to his friends about the pentagon visits and his top-secret work.John was a teacher at MIT where he would meet William and walk next door to the abandonedbuilding that he believed was a secret government building. William hired John to decodemessages and to look for hidden codes/messages in magazines and newspapers. John sawhimself as the best code-breaker and believed everything around him was a code for him tobreak. William gave John the thought of being a spy working for the government breaking codes

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