In The Breakfast Club, the largely based stereotypes are brought to life not by the kids, but by their environments in which five opposing students collide into a similar fate. This new experience creates a bond between the five kids that goes on to help nurture and support each kid while breaking down the judgmental wall of stereotypes. In the world today, many view individuals as a reflection of the present while much of them comes from the
In contrast to the kid’s rough and condescending personalities at the start of the film, their group is accepting of one another's differences, and by the end of the film, their differences are the heart and soul of their group. They look passed each others flaws, and the members see themselves as who they really are, and not just their school stereotype. This creates a strong group identity among the five of them, which goes against their individual identities, caused by their stereotypes, at the start of the film. All and all, the Breakfast Club is a primary group because they deal with each other on an emotional level and there are only a few kids in
Brain vs. Thief For many high school students, the movie The Breakfast Club imbues the major juxtapositions that highlight secondary education environments. These associations mark key comparisons in the social hierarchies of youth. In The Breakfast Club, the method of displaying these observations fall under its main characters. Conveniently enough, each of its main characters assume the role of a typical high school stereotype.
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. Clair is seen as a princess, Brian a nerd, Allison a basket case, John a
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
“But there are also monsters in our communities, people who are willing to steal and to kill, people who disregard the rights of others” (Dean Myers 11). This is how he was seen when growing up as he would smoke weed and miss classes, when he had the huge talent of writing. That he disregarded the rights of others. Most of his books are inspired of his struggles growing up and his bad decision making. Dean Myers has crafted amazing books to show the overall theme that it doesn’t matter where you grow up, as long as you make good choices, you can aspire to do what you
Teens can relate to the dystopian movie “The Maze Runner” because, in this movie the main characters are teens, so that can make this movie more appealing and relatable to them. Another reason is that they are trapped somewhere and they have to work together to find a way out, some teens could relate this to their lives because sometimes you are caught in difficult situations that forces you to work together with other to accomplish your goal and accomplish the situation, just like in “The Maze Runner”. Additionally, in this movie everyone takes care of everyone, and everyone does jobs so everyone can survive. So teens might relate to this because, some people are in groups or in the home lives or anything where they have to help others and do whatever it takes to make sure they're doing their part. Consequently, I think these are some ways that teens find this dystopian movie appealing and relatable to their modern day
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.
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.
Isaiah carter 3B Hero’s journey for those who may not know what that might be it seems like an impossible task that only a special character possesses. But unfortunately that’s not how this cookie crumbles so if you ask yourself what a hero’s journey is I’ll be glad to tell you. A hero’s journey is when the character (Hero) goes out on a quest and receives good deeds on behalf of his people from whom he/she represents.
In the TV show Freaks and Geeks, many stereotypes are presented through the use of media elements. The filmmakers used the media elements of setting and characters to show the different stereotypes in Freaks and Geeks. The media element setting is used to show stereotypes of the stereotypical high school environment using tools like time and place. Setting displays the stereotype that all high schools have certain groups assigned to their own tables. In the case of the TV show Freaks and Geeks, the geeks sit at one table and the jocks sit at another.
Families in the 1840s left everything behind to travel to the unknown West for a better future. As many traveled to the American West, they faced multiple obstacles, but still trudged on. We have thousands of war veterans who have faced death, yet persevered through it. Jewish decedents have been persecuted and pummeled over centuries and each time they have rebuilt their lives and cities. Walt Disney, Milton Hershey, Thomas Edison had more failures than successes, but their successes have over shadowed their failures.