Analysis Of The Movie ' Water Boy ' Essay
Adam Sandler stars in the movie Water Boy as Bobby Boucher. He is a thirty-one year old man who lives at home with his mother. To say the least he is a “momma’s boy.” He plays a water boy for football teams. Bobby presents two disorders. One being a stutter and he also exhibits the characteristics of an intellectual disability. He is used as a water boy for several football teams before one of his coaches discovers his amazing talent of tackling and places him on the football team. Bobby channels all of his anger fueled by the constant disrespect that he has had to endure as a result of his disability into the games and uses his aggression to lead his team to victory. Despite his great contribution to the team, he doesn’t get the amount of respect that the other players get because of his intellectual disability and stutter.
The most noticeable disability that Bobby faces is his stutter. Stuttering is basically a speech problem which is characterized by repetitions; pauses; or drawn-out syllables, words, and phrases. Someone with mild stuttering, will repeat sounds more than twice. Noticeable features include facial muscles become tense and he or she might struggle to speak. Voice pitch might rise with repetitions, and some experience occasional periods when airflow or voice stops for seconds at a time. Someone with more severe stuttering stutter through more than 10 percent of their speech. To avoid stuttering one may use different…