Analysis Of The Movie 'Social Norms And Deviance In The Film'

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Social norms and deviance are other sociological concepts observed in the film. Social norms are unwritten rules of behavior that one is expected to follow in specific situations. Cady has a difficult time adjusting to the social norms in the public school. As stated in the movie, “I had never lived in a world where adults didn’t trust me, “she says. For example, adults always yelled at her, and teachers told her not to read ahead or eat in the classroom. She assumed everyone was friendly, but that happened to be untrue. In addition, there are a variety of social norms that the “Plastics” have to follow. After Regina invites Cady to join, Gretchen describes all of the rules that Cady must follow in order to continue to hang out with them and

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