Sociological Factors In Dirty Dancing

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Dirty Dancing is a classic movie from the 1980s that has many sociological factors that may be overlooked. It was a low budget film by a new studio called Vestron Pictures and it became a box office hit. It was directed by Emile Ardolino and starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey as the leads, and featuring Cynthia Rhodes and Jerry Orbach. The movie starts off with narration by the main female character a 17 year old named Frances Houseman but her nickname is Baby which everyone calls her.
Baby and her family are going on a vacation to a lodge that is run by an old patient of her fathers. It is another star crossed lovers film Baby falls in love with a dancer named Johnny who is looked down on in the club, while she is treated like a princess
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An accusation she denies because she really loved him even if he didnt love her. Another example is that through this entire movie which took place around the 1970s-1980s the only thing Baby's sister wants is to find a husband at the time this was normal for many women, but this almost gets her in trouble as she wants to give her virginity away to the same boy who left Penny thankfully she finds out how he really is and leaves him. This works with both sex and gender. The last sociological concept is deviance Baby deviated from her family to find herself and be with Johnny she discards her shy, and timid appearance to become someone who can dance with joy and speak her mind about what she wants to her father. Johnny deviates from his friends not listening to Penny's advice to stay away from Baby so that he will not get hurt he doesn't listen and it gets him in trouble. As the movie goes on many other things happen Johnny gets fired for something he didn't do and is forced to leave only to come back at the end for Baby at the end-of-season talent show. Where he says the iconic and famous line “No one puts Baby in a corner” as he confronts her father. The movie ends with an enormous dance number Baby's father finally forgive her and Johnny and the movie ends with them dancing
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