Heigle ‘s criticisms of her own roles have given her a reputation as a temperamental person with an inflated view of her own talent and importance. But there is another plausible explanation for her behavior.
The Goldfinch, named after the 1654 painting by Carel Fabritius of a chained goldfinch, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning 2013 novel by Donna Tartt and a book club favorite. This article provides a personality perspective that focuses on the relationship between two of the book’s main characters—Theodore “Theo” Decker, who tells the story in retrospective first-person narration, and his boyhood friend, Boris.
“For some she is a heroine and for others a reactionary tyrant. She will go down in history for good and bad reasons.”
Hoffman was known for approaching a new role like a detective seeking to unlock the secret of the character. He searched inside and outside of himself to learn about the character. He particularly loved the “introspection and self-evaluation” of acting.