Mean Girls is a film about a homeschooled girl, Cady Heron, who has moved to Evanston from Africa and has been enrolled at a public school, called North Shore High School. She gets to experience what a public school is like and how there are different cliques that exist in society. Unexpectedly, Cady is invited to join the clique, called “The Plastics,” which consists of Regina, Gretchen, and Karen. Later on, Cady understands how they received this name based on the girls’ behaviors and status in society. The movie centers on the social divisions between the high school students, and the labels that are given to students.
Cady Heron was a 16-year-old girl who was homeschooled. She spent twelve years of her life in Africa. Cady’s junior year her family and her had to move back to the United States. Within Cady’s first week of high school she started hanging out with the Plastics. The plastics are well known threw out the school, they basically think they control the whole school they only look out for them self, and they will ruin anyone who steps in their way.
Julius Caesar and the movie Mean Girls was very much alike in various ways. For example, Regina is just like Caesar and is like a leader of the school just like Caesar is a leader to his people. Eventually their people turned against them both, which is quite an interesting story. I don’t know really where to begin, but I’ll tell you about the conflicts and resolutions of each story. So Kady is a girl from Africa who had just switched to a school in America.
It is this male dominance that deems women as second class citizens who do not need an education. In ‘Alicia who sees mice’, Alicia attends university , due to her mother dying she has ‘inherited her mother’s rolling pin and sleepiness’ although she has the opportunity to study , it is not as important as looking after her family. Esperanza’s mother is not as lucky , she is a typical women in Latin America. Her life revolves around her marriage, family and children. Due to being a woman , Esperanza’s mother was not able to complete her education , instead she was forced to stay at home and look after Esperanza and her siblings while her husband provided for them, she strongly resents this ‘“I could have been somebody, you know?
She only went to school for a few years because she had to take care of her family, so Mayella’s opportunity to learn the proper ways of a woman vanished. She never learned moral values like telling the truth, and was never treated with respect. When she was being called “ma’am” in court, she accused Atticus of making fun of her, but if she stayed in school she would have known that is how to properly address others. The flowers in Mayella’s garden symbolize how she needs beauty in her ugly life, and how caring is a positive thing, but sometimes no matter how hard you try hard, the things you care about will still die (like her relationship with Tom Robinson). Mayella grew up with an abusive father, so she never learns how actions can have consequences.
The amphitheater was full of people when Stephanie walked in to take her final exam before graduation. She hoped that some of the experiments she had done during her three years of studying would made it easier to graduate and not worry about grades. However every one of her professors told her the same exact thing, ’’Despite your achievements you still need good grades to graduate top of your class. We value your efforts to create new elements or make a difference in this world but you need to read your textbooks and pass your classes to have academic success. She had passed all her other classes leaving quantum physics as the last course because she found it less interesting than all the others.
She is still obedient and loyal towards him even though he has broken their family.This is displayed in her school environment and none of the other girls know what is happening in her household. Ezinne (one of the girls in her class) tells Kambili that the girls call her a backyard snob because she doesn’t talk to anyone. She suggested walking to the gates with the other girls to converse with them. Ezinne asked why she always ran off as soon as
Josephine feels guilty of visiting her mother because she can 't do anything for her. She sees her mom suffer and starving, which makes her sad. Josephine feels helpless because the madman was not living in a good condition in the prison. She has to hold the bread and water for a long time because if Josephine 's mother wants to eat, she needs to save the food for another day. In the story " Nineteenth Thirty-Seven," she states that "madman pulled the meat and plantains out of her pocket and started eating a piece to fill the silence.
The film Mean Girls, produced by Lorne Michaels and directed by Mark Waters in 2004 focuses on a teenage girl, Cady Heron, who experiences the drastic change of living and being home schooled in Africa to moving to America and attending a regular high school. While attempting to sabotage the plastics, the girls who hold the most popularity in the school, Cady unknowingly turns into one of them, leaving aspects of her old personality behind. By analyzing the film through sociological perspectives, the deeper meaning of the film can be revealed. Socialization Socialization is the process of connecting individuals to their community allowing individuals to experience new attitudes and perspectives. It is through socialization that an individual learns what the societal norms are for values, lifestyle, and beliefs.
______________________________________________________________________________ In the iconic movie Mean Girls, Cady Heron is a sheltered home schooler raised in Africa. Cady is unsure of how she fits in with the high schoolers in America and two separate groups take her under their wing. A social experiment gone wrong leads Cady from a tough young woman, capable of being her own person to a popularity
By doing this she explains how working-class parents were afraid for their child to enter the real world because they felt they might grow to be ashamed of their background, or they wouldn’t want to return home, or only come home to prove that their life will be better than their parents. “Class realities separated me from fellow students” (Hooks 419). In most class meetings, class disparity was not a topic of discussion and Hooks never discussed how she began to feel a sense of guilt when she thought about the brown skin Filipina women who got paid to clean the college living areas or how she tried to make an effort to send money home to help her mother out. Even though Hooks knew she would be receiving a good education she also knew she had the option to rebel at any
realized what it actually meant, I erased it in embarrassment and did not fill in that portion of the paper. Anyways, from fifth through eighth grade is when I got more appreciative of nature. Belle Valley South had a courtyard in the middle of the building, and I loved going to it everyday to eat. It was always quiet, serene, and devoid of all the other students whom were terrified of something as simple as bees or ladybugs. I grew a little sad when it got to the colder months and we had to eat inside.
Their once was a girl named Maria who was an shy, quiet girl, because she was always bullied By someone named Juan 's. She was the biggest, meanest girl in the school who would always get her way, but for some odd reason she would go after Maria. One day while in math class Maria was using a new led pencil she had just bought when Juan 's noticed the pencil she had she became jealous so she went towards her desk to get the pencil but Maria refused to give it to her then Juan had tricked her to give her the pencil she did and by the end of the class she had gave it back to her it was broke into pieces. And so Maria was pretty upset by that then her teacher Ms. McMillan called her to be strong and to stand up for what she thought was
“ She had a lot of support around her, especially her small group of friends. Lexcie’s mom did not go to college so she did not have ethe knowledge of sororities. Being in a sororities has made Lexcies life more busier than ever. Having to go to meeting and social events have already tired her out, “ I’m constantly busy every day of the week, and it’s just something I need to get use to of. In a sorority , you have to maintain your grades in order to stay in the club, so they have library hours that had to be completed , so you’re also learning while