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Running head: PATCH ADAMS
Patch Adams is a film about Dr. Hunter Adams, who believes that the medical profession
should embrace more humanistic traits like compassion, joy, and hope to treat patients.
Humanism, as advanced by Maslow, states that people achieve their full potential by moving
from basic needs to seeking self-actualization (Taormina, and Gao, 2013). Dr. Adams aims at
changing the traditional mindset of medicine by using comedy, humor, and compassion to lift
their spirits of patients and give them a new lease of hope. In this paper, I discuss how the film
uses the theme of names to portray the humanistic and anti-humanistic traits of its characters.
The theme of names as an expression of humanistic and anti-huma...
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