These three have shared a common friendship that is challenged when Andy turns to a new kid, “ Shane” to teach him how to be a punk for an acting audition. The film “ The Breakfast club” by John Hughes is about five students from stereotype endure a saturday detention under a power- hungry principal. This group includes rebel John, princess Claire, outcast Allison, Brainy Brain, and Andrew, the jock. Each has a chance to tell their story, making the others see them a little differently. These characters are very similar, in terms of their family pressures, personality, and their relationships with other
The Breakfast club is a group of students in a saturday detention that are all different from each other. This is a connection between kids that are all in different cliques, but for one day they all come together to gather realizations about their lives. Claire can
In “ The Breakfast Club” five high school students have to go to a Saturday detention for eight hours. Each student is from a different social group, or clique. You have the “brain,” the “athlete,” the “basketcase,” the “princess,” and the “criminal.” Although they are not the same and come from different groups, we soon realize that they are it may not seem that way at first, but as time goes by in their dentition, they all begin to realize they really are not different after all and start to recognize traits they share with each other. The criminal. What defines a criminal is as simple as someone who committed a crime, but committing a crime does not exactly make you a criminal.
For it, he developed a separate structure that told him it was suitable to use his intellect as well as his physical presence to threaten those that he saw to be angry towards him or his friends. This is what causes him to lash out at Carmine Scarpaglia and was the ammo behind his intellectual beating of Clark at the bar. Based on Albert Bandura 's concepts of observational learning and hostile behavior, it is possible that Will had created this personality constructs in reaction to his early child abuse. He observed the abuse when his foster father was not penalized for it, thereby subconsciously recalling the knowledge that overly hostile behavior is occasionally acceptable. This also demonstrates a personality that admits Julian Rotter 's "external locus of control."
High school can be a dreadful place for many, and for some it is an amazing experience. The hallways are filled with people of all sorts of backgrounds and numerous social circles. Every individual has his or her rank on the totem pole of popularity. John Hughes’ movie The Breakfast Club exemplifies these diversities and social circles as five teenagers form a new bond one Saturday in detention. The beginning of the movie sets a clear distinction between each individual and his or her role in the school.
If you’ve ever seen The Breakfast Club, you’ll know that at the beginning of the movie each teen identified as and viewed each other as a different archetype: a brain, an athlete, a basket-case, a princess, and a criminal. But by the end of the film, they were able to understand and admit that they all share many of the characteristics associated with each other’s groups, and that they had all simplified each other to a stereotype. This is how I feel about archetypes, too—archetypes are easy and can fit one’s surface, but they are not realistic. Humans are dynamic beings and no person can fit into one static stereotype. Sometimes, our species may seem like the only thing we have in common with another person, but if you look beyond their exterior, you are guaranteed to be surprised.
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The concern with stereotyping a group is that we assume that each person acts the same, ultimately resulting in the loss of each person’s individuality. As depicted in the movie The Breakfast Club, five students from different social groups are forced to spend an afternoon of detention together. As the movie progresses, the kids learn more about each other and themselves, realizing that the labels given to them by society do not define who they are as people. Each character in the movie is subjected to stereotypes. Instead of taking the time out to get to know one another, the students identify each other by the groups they belong to.
The movie portrays different stereotypes ranging from the most popular student to the student that is constantly in trouble and comes from a rough home life. The main characters are Claire, Bryan, Andrew, Allison, and Bender. Principle Vernon plays a key role in the development of the plot in The Breakfast Club. His character is used to represent other adults in the world at this time and their opinion on teenagers. During the movie, the five students are put in the library to think about their actions and the reasons why they are there; however, they end up bonding and getting to learn about one another.
Self concept plays a contributing role in a person’s characters and actions (verbal and nonverbal). I am a seventeen year old female who is Hmong, Chinese and Colombian and grew up in the suburb of Chaska, Minnesota. People who have shaped me are my family, friends and peers. The Breakfast Club is a film about five students who spend a day in detention and discover who they are to themselves and others. The character profile on each of them include their self perception, goals, values, strengths, weaknesses, verbal/nonverbal behavior, family, and self disclosures.