1) The loss of 's twin sister had a dramatic effect on her. and May
were raised in a secluded environment with no outside contact. As a result, May
and became very close emotionally and were an integral part in each others
lives. When May died, lost part of her life as well which resulted in
vivid memory replay. A good example of this is when Nell was turning around in
circles by herself but, in her mind, she was turning around in circles with her
missing half. At the end of the movie, the evidence of the importance of May in
Nell's life was still evident as Nell played will Jerry's daughter on the rocks
that May and her once played on. The movie did portray what is ...

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language that she used was different, Nell still gave a good list of very
abstract ideas that someone who is mentally retarded could not possibly
comprehend. Nell understood why she was different saying that she was raised in
a small world and knew small things unlike the large things found in the city of
Charlotte, N.C. This proved that Nell was very capable of living by herself and
taking care of herself.
3) The experts, in the beginning of the movie, said that Nell was not
capable of making the correct judgments to make in the world by herself. They
did not believe that Nell had the wisdom to make the correct choices in life
situations. It seemed evident to me that Nell already possessed more than
enough wisdom to make it on her own. After all, she basically took care of her
crippled mother all by herself.
4) Nell is not mentally retarded. Nell was raised in seclusion with
her twin sister and a crippled mother. The things that Nell learned were
obtained ...

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