Breakfast Club Essays

  • The Breakfast Club

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    The Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club is a movie about five totally different students in high school who are forced to spend a Saturday in detention in their school library. The students come from completely different social classes which make it very difficult for any of them to get along. They learn more about each other and their problems that each of them have at home and at school. This movie plays their different personality types against each other. In this essay I will go into detail about

  • The Breakfast Club

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    The breakfast club was to say the least a boring 80’s movie. But it was a good movie for the purpose of analysis. Simply put, it will not be on my list of movies to rent next time that I am at the rental store. I chose to explain the points of view of Andrew, the jock, and Allison the loner/quite person. I will also be making use of the key terms Clique Groups, and Identity Crisis. 	At the start of the movie, Allison was a person off in a corner by herself. She didn’t talk to anyone, she knew

  • The Breakfast Club

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    Have you ever wondered what Saturday school was like under the supervision of MR. Vernon. The Breakfast club, directed by John Hughes is the remarkable story about 5 students who got Saturday schools. Before we get into the thick of it let's start from the beginning. It was a crisp fall day in the month of march, march 24 to be exact 5 students were going to spend 9 hours in school on a Saturday. They were under the strict vision of MR. Vernon from 7am to 4pm. The kids were instructed to write

  • The Breakfast Club

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    The Breakfast Club (Intercommunications) John Hughes’ 1985 film, The Breakfast Club, gives countless examples of the principles of interpersonal communication. Five high school students: Allison, a weirdo, Brian, a nerd, John, a criminal, Claire, a prom queen, and Andrew, a jock, are forced to spend the day in Saturday detention. By the end of the day, they find that they have more in common than they ever realized. I will begin by selecting a scene from the movie and using it to explain what interpersonal

  • The Breakfast Club Essay

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    Socialization in The Breakfast Club Of the five main characters in The Breakfast Club, “Prom Queen” Claire Standish is repeatedly socialized based on factors such as her status based on luxuries, her relationship with family, and the friends and peers she associates with. Throughout the film, Claire begins to realize life is not all about shopping and sitting atop the social hierarchy in high school. Claire’s status within the school provides her with a sense of arrogance. Claire finds it necessary

  • Breakfast Club Psychology

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    Movie Project #1: The Breakfast Club, An Example of Social Psychology The movie The Breakfast Club provides excellent examples of social psychology throughout the movie. Even though this movie is over 30 years old, it still speaks to the life of high school and the struggles teenagers face. The movie illustrates the power of social standing and how often people will conform in order to make sure their behaviors fit in with their respective groups. I have watched this movie many times, and yet while

  • The Breakfast Club Essay

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    for the most popular guy in school. The geeky kid who wants people to notice him for once, or what about the wallflower kid in every of his film? The Breakfast Club seem to have broken the rules from his recurring storylines and characters. During the 80s, many films with teenage protagonists were produced and release. So what makes The Breakfast Club any different from other 80s young adult films? Throughout the film, you are focus on five high schoolers who are forced to spend detention on Saturday

  • The Breakfast Club Analysis

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    In the film The Breakfast Club, written by John Hughes, a group of five high school students find themselves forced to attend eight hours of detention on Saturday. As each student arrives at Shermer High School for detention, the audience can see that each character attending detention represents an obvious high school stereotype. The jock, the criminal, the nerd, the princess and the basket case feel as if they could not be more different. Throughout the day as they talk and learn more about each

  • Psychology In The Breakfast Club

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    Supriya Cheriyampurathu Psychology GOLD 3A & 3C Breakfast Club The film “Breakfast Club” is a clear portrayal of the struggles and celebrations of adolescence. In the movie, five teenagers are put into a saturday detention at their school. All the main characters belong to different social groups. As the movie starts, we gather that they have their own hidden identity issues and are struggling one way or another. Also, when detention starts, it is clear that the students do not know one another

  • The Breakfast Club

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    The Breakfast Club Almost 150 years ago, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., expressed the following sage but sad observation in his book "The Professor at the Breakfast Table": Society is always trying in some way or other to grind us down to a single flat surface. Unfortunately, this is still true today. Last week I saw the movie "The Breakfast Club" written and directed by John Hughes which expressed a similar theme. Fortunately, youth of every age "are quite aware of what they are going through" and

  • Breakfast Club Psychology

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    In the movie “The Breakfast Club” there are several social psychological principles occurring during the course of the film. The film focuses on five students, Claire, Brian, Andrew, Allison, and John, or “Bender” as he more commonly referred to. The students arrive at their high school to serve a Saturday detention sentence. The central plot revolves around each of the characters personal lives, personal characteristics, and relationships, and how they each develop over the course of the film.

  • Stereotypes In The Breakfast Club

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    The film being analysed is the Breakfast Club, directed by John Hughes. Trapped in Saturday detention are 5 stereotyped teens. Claire, the princess, Andrew, the jock, John, the criminal, Brian, the brain, and Allison, the basket case. At 7 am, they had nothing to say, but by 4 pm; they had uncovered everything to each other. The students bond together when faced with the their principal, and realise that they have more in common than they think, including a hatred for adult society. They begin to

  • Stereotypes In The Breakfast Club

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    THE BREAKFAST CLUB Student’s Name Institution Affiliation The Breakfast Club (1985) is a coming-of-age drama-comedy film. The storyline involves five teenagers in the same high school but different cliques. They spend time in the detention—this allows them to learn about each other; thus realizing that they are beyond their previous stereotypes spheres. The five students comprises of characters with different psychological aspects—their perspectives portrays fitting in, peer pressure, and aggressiveness

  • The Breakfast Club Essay

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    A Critical Review of The Breakfast Club In the 1980’s, many cinematic features that were released seemed to be “B” class movies, but others became known amongst the American population as “cult classics.” Among the numerous creations of these motion picture companies is one of the most popular movies of the eighties, The Breakfast Club. This cult classic was written and directed by John Hughes and released to the American public for viewing on February 15, 1985. One vital part in the making of this

  • The Breakfast Club Sociology

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    The 1985 film, The Breakfast Club, takes place during a Saturday detention in a Chicago high school. Five students, all from very different backgrounds, must serve this detention together for a nine-hour period. Everyone is at the detention for diverse reasons but throughout the course of the day, they soon discover they are not as different as they thought they were. The Breakfast Club analyzes how social interactions between students and their social contexts lead to the prevalence of discrimination

  • Idealism In The Breakfast Club

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    The Breakfast Club appeals to the cultural values of idealism, family and fear. Idealism pays a major role in the plot of the movie. Each character struggles with a need to be perfect in the eyes of their parents and peers. They turn to extreme measures if they feel that they aren’t achieving perfection in academics, athletics or in their social life. Each of these characters constantly worries about their parents view of them. This worry is reflected by the way each character acts. Family

  • The Breakfast Club Essay

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    Film/The Breakfast Club Plot summary: The Breakfast Club displays various peer group interactions, while demonstrating main stereotypes of five adolescents in high school on a Saturday morning of detention. We have the princess, the jock, the brain, the loner and the rebel (druggie). This group of teens learns and discusses their lives, feelings, needs and why and how they are in Saturday detention. The beginning of the movie shows the adolescents being dropped off on Saturday morning at school

  • The Breakfast Club Essay

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    A Misleading Exterior In the film, The Breakfast Club (1985), John Bender, the slovenly rebel at Shermer High School in Chicago, is serving a Saturday detention with four very different students. Right from the beginning, Bender exhibits the qualities of a destructive and thoughtless criminal, i.e., he taunts everyone else in order to hide his personal inadequacies. Whenever Bender is questioned by his peers about a personal issue, or whenever he cannot provide a clear answer to a question, he—albeit

  • Stereotypes In The Breakfast Club

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    John Huges wrote and directed this movie who is an high school drama from the 80´s. The breakfast club is a teenage movie who show us the typical stereotypes who exist in high school and young people from different social groups. This movie tries to portray teenagers and their problem in their life in a realistic way. The breakfast club shows us that an outside look with the typical stereotypical look don´t need to be that person as you think. It can be something else there inside. In this movie

  • Review of The Breakfast Club

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    Review of The Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club is a teen-movie set in the 1980’s directed by John Hughes. John Hughes has directed other teen films, these films include: (in chronological order) · National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983) · Sixteen Candles (1984) · The Breakfast Club (1985) · Pretty In Pink (1986) · Home Alone (1990) · 101 Dalmatians (1996) · Flubber (1997). All of these films are aimed at the same audience, teenagers. These films all have a thing in common