Essay: John Dunbar’s Personal Conflict in Dance with Wolves
While John Dunbar‘s personal conflict has more historical significance as it was something that most Indians and even sympathetic Americans could relate to, the personal conflict of Victor is an experience felt by all at some point in their life.
All of us have to make some difficult decision at a crucial point in time which could have immense repercussions on her entire life as did Victor and John Dunbar’s. Both of these characters choose to let go of their resentment or idyllic ways in order to deal with brutal realities. In other ways, the movies warn all such dreamers to wake up as the time is not far when all of us could be facing such a point in our lives.