Regina George Character Analysis

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In the movie Mean Girls, the writers use Regina George as the tyrant character archetype to show that we as humans become attached to the thought of being superior to others because we are afraid of what others will think about us. Regina was the most “popular” girl in school, and her friends were controlled by her and did everything she said. Their clique has the entire school looking up to them because everyone wants to be them. In the beginning of the movie of Mean Girls, Regina is known as the leader of the school and all the girls want to be her. Every person in the school knows who she is, and everybody is always talking about her. When Cady moves to their school, everyone is shocked that Regina allowed Cady in her clique called “The plastics”. In the movie, Cady is standing on the field during gym class when she sees Regina being carried onto the field by a bunch of people. This was before they became friends, so Cady…show more content…
Cady tries to get Regina out of her life, but Cady is still in love with Aaron. At a Halloween party, Regina told Cady she would talk to Aaron about how he felt about her. Instead, she decided to get back together with him. Cady was upset, but she was mostly seeking revenge. All of Regina’s friends turned against her, and Cady began to take Regina’s place. Regina acts like “the tyrant” in this situation because she continues to overpower Cady even though she knows that Cady has taken her place.
In conclusion, in the film Mean Girls, Regina George is an example of “the tyrant” character archetype. From the beginning of the movie to the end of the movie, Regina has always been a leader who knows she can always get what she wants. She is an example of this character archetype because in the movie it reveals that we as humans become attached to the thought of being superior to others because we are afraid of what others will think about
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