Essay: John Dunbar in Dance with Wolves
Hence, the movie Dances with wolves, is certainly a movie with a lot of significance as it makes the white man finally realize what his actions made the others feel and the wake-up call experienced by John Dunbar is felt by the audience of the movie.
The varying perspectives of these two Indians is mirrored between the personal fight of the old and newer way for life struggling for supremacy within John Dunbar who has to shed his entire image to become.. Dance with Wolves.
Victor also has to shed years of resentment in order to understand his father and to be truly at peace with himself; not a person caught in a bitter conflict. John Dunbar’s attempt to learn the language can be mirrored by Victor’s attempts to understand Arnold.