Social Barriers In The Breakfast Club

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The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club is a film about five very different a students who are stuck in detention all day on a Saturday. From the opening scene it is apparent that these students are from very different social groups. The quote that illustrated the real social barriers for me is a quote from a Bender the "rebel" to Andrew the "jock". Bender tells Andrew "Do you think I would speak for you? I don't even know your language." This detention brings them together and causes them to cross social barriers that they otherwise never would have. The students are tasked with writing an essay about who they are and what helps them figure this out more than the essay is their time spent together that day. This film is iconic for demonstrating

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