She was the most popular gal who dislike friends. She came from a rich family and she admitted that her parents are divorce, and that she was always been used as a bridge for her parent to talk to each other. Since she knows that she is the “popular” girl, her behavior towards other people were affected. For instance, Brian, who was known as the brain, sees Claire as a higher version of him because he isn’t as popular as him. Brian is the nerd whose parents do not absolutely approve a grader lower than A.
Costumes in this series help propel storyline and adds content to episodes. In episode one and three, there are two scenes where clothing plays a role in Joan Holloway 's power over Peggy Olson through belittling her fashion choices in the office. In the pilot Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Joan parades through the office while giving a tour to Peggy on her first day. In this scene (8.19-10.20) the two women walking through the office are the main focal point, but their clothing says more than the dialogue between them. Joan is sporting a knee length hunter green pencil dress, also known as a wiggle dress in the 60 's, the cut of the dress emphasizes her small waist and large bust.
Peer pressure is involved everywhere in songs, movies, poems, novels, etc. Peer pressure negatively affects a lot of teens today because of how social media supports us causing depression and bad decisions. In the movie Mean Girls, directed by Mark Waters, shows an example of how peer pressure affects teens in high school. The movie Mean Girls is about the stereotypical high school with cliques. The “plastics” (“perfect girls”), pressure everyone to be like them and to scare them into doing unreasonable things.
In the novel “Bridge to Terabithia” by Katherine Patterson, the character Leslie shows tremendous courage by standing up to a very intimidating bully. When Leslie’s friend’s little sister, a scrawny seven year old named May-Bell, gets her beloved twinkies stolen by a mean eighth grader named Janice Avery, May-Bell asks Leslie and Leslie’s friend Jess (May-Belle’s older brother) to avenge her. Jess and Leslie hatch a plan/prank to slip Janice a forged note supposedly written by the most popular boy in the school. Janice is heartbroken when she finds out that her fantasy relationship is not to be, and Leslie decides to talk to her. By doing this, Leslie displays Social/Moral courage and it ends up benefitting Janice by convincing her that she
There’s the jock, Andrew; the popular girl, Claire; the nerd, Brian; the rebel, Bender; and the odd girl, Allison. These five students all believe they have nothing in common with one another, but as time passes on they realize they have more in common than they think. The Breakfast Club is a timeless film that goes deep inside the mind of teenagers and destroys the stereotypes of typical high school students by showing there is much more to a person than their outward appearance may suggest. The best decision John Hugh’s made when writing The Breakfast Club was deciding to have the five characters represent the most common types of cliques that can be found in high school. The five characters each have a different personality and this gives viewers the opportunity to each have a character that they can relate to.
Highschool. The simple Noun that strikes fear, anxiety, and pure terror in the minds of any teenager within range of hearing it. One could even argue that High-school is like a free trial of Hell depending on how you look at it. And trust me when i say, that is most CERTAINLY how a girl named Casey Palmer looked at it. Cliche story hook?
(desperately) … (giggling) ya whatever’s dude.” Jack Cadder is about as average as a teenager can get, 17 and desperate to fit in with the group in high school that is known as popular. His mother Janet is very strict about him getting good grades and not slacking. His father, Jeff on the other
This is a form of colorism, impacting a student education and wellbeing. Teachers can also contribute to colorism, there is always a student who feel the teacher have favoritism. The teacher may like Julia because she is Puerto Rican with straight hair whereas discredit Maya who is dark skin with an afro. Students are getting kicked out of school more and more based on how they look. "a study published in 2013, found that among the students sampled, African-American girls with the darkest skin tones were three times more likely to be suspended from school than African-American girls with the lightest skin tones.
The relationship between Katherina and Bianca Stratford in the movie 10 Things I Hate About You can be very similar yet uncommonly different. In the movie, Kat and Bianca are two teenage sisters that go to the same high school. At the beginning of the movie the relationship between the sisters is very similar to the play, they got into many arguments, in fact, in the same way The Taming of the Shrew began by introducing the sisters with a conflict, in the first scene that we see Kat and Bianca in the same room in 10 Things I Hate About You, they get into an argument about a guy who drove Bianca home and they exchange names such as “snob” and “mutant”. However, unlike The Shrew the arguments between the sisters did not have a dominant force, instead both sisters were equally involved in the strive to put the other down. In addition, the sisters in 10 Things… had many moments throughout the movie in which they got along with each other and actually helped one another such as when Bianca begged Kat to help her go to party and Kat actually agreed to helping her as she felt bad.
Mean Girls was based on the book Queen Bees and Wannabes that was written by Rosalind Wiseman. The film described the social circles of female high school and the results they can inflict on girls. Aaron Samuels was the one who sat in a Math class in front of the so-not-nice girl. He was absolutely this crazy school’s teen heartthrob. Even though he was termed as “super hot” however, there was just one flaw that made it unlucky for a girl who wanted to do so much more than looks alone.