What does this film tell us about the range of responses we can have toward aspects of our lives that are outside our complete control? How does Charles Foster Kane exemplify, through failure, Aristotle’s views on virtues, his doctrine of the mean, and his views on happiness or flourishing? How does he exemplify, through failure, Stoic Doctrine? How does Kane’s life parallel Welles’s own life, and his character traits? What can we infer as to authorship with regard to the collaborative nature of his work on film and radio?