The Breakfast Club Analysis

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The Breakfast Club is not in fact a movie about bacon 'n eggs. It’s a coming of age film about five coincidentally different teenagers all linked together by one common element, Saturday detention. At first, they are all close-minded and judgmental of each other until coming to realize they may be from different circles of friends but are not so different in the end. This film is still remarkably relatable to this day. Everyone in this film is in his or her own societal bubbles, but come to understand they are all facing the same problems. A princess, a basket case, an athlete, a brain, and a criminal. Five consequently different people with different priorities. This film is an overemphasis of real life and the stresses high school students go through. Looks, grades, and friends separate these students, therefore creating a divide between them before they even have an opportunity to know one another for who they truly are. The message revealed in this film is clear and simple. Despite their outside differences, they all deal with the same hardships and insecurities growing up. Ultimately displaying how people who seem to come from different worlds are more alike in the end. The Breakfast Club depicts the characters ' fears, hopes, and dreams while asking the question, who are they? Allison Reynolds, a quiet and secluded girl, who turns out to just thrive for attention and acceptance from her family and peers. Leaves the viewers to question, what makes Allison, who she is
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