Molly Ringwald Essays

  • Stereotypes In The Breakfast Club And Directed By John Hughes

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    The Breakfast Club Often times high school students align themselves with one set group of values or expectations causing a third party to assume one’s personality, otherwise known as a stereotype. These stereotypes whether a jock, a trouble-making jerk, a rich popular kid, a genius, or the weird student that that is very misunderstood; cause people to not take the time to get to know one another. Many people would fit into one of these social categories, as do the main characters in The Breakfast

  • Film Analysis: The Breakfast Club

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    beauty, a jock, a rebel and a recluse, one wonders “What do all of these people have in common?” Detention. The answer is detention. The Breakfast Club written and directed by John Hugh’s stars Anthony Michael Hall as Brian Johnson: the brain, Molly Ringwald as Claire Standish: a beauty, Emilio Estevez as Andrew Clark: the jock, Judd Nelson as John Bender: the rebel, and Ally Sheedy as Allison Reynolds: the recluse. The Breakfast Club only won one award, the MTV Movie Silver Bucket of Excellence Award;

  • Stereotypes In The Movie 'The Breakfast Club'

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    The Breakfast Club is a movie that was released in 1985. This classic movie was written and directed by the famous John Hughes. The movie revolves around five high school students who are forced to attend Saturday detention and write an essay about who they think they are as a person. Every main character comes from a different clique. 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

  • Essay On Racial Profiling

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    Racial Profiling/ Discrimination: Issues around the world Racial Profiling is a serious issue that has risen in the past few years. This is when discrimination is made against certain ethnic races. Contrary to popular belief, this can happen anytime and anywhere. It is important for us to realize that racial profiling is disrespectful to the people who are targeted and it is a crime. People should not be targeted just because of their race or color. In our societies, Racism has only gotten worse

  • The Storm Literary Analysis

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    The Storm, written by Kate Chopin in 1898 is a short story depicting an extramarital affair in the South. This story is rather scandalous especially when one considers the era in which it was written but demonstrated the realities of our world today in terms of lust, sexuality, secret affairs, marriage and relations. Chopin’s five-part short story is salacious by the standards of any society or generation but through its many symbols, themes and characters made a very interesting and thought-provoking

  • The Challenges Of Adversity In Characters In Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol

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    Adversity. A condition marked by misfortune, calamity, or distress. Adversity in most conditions is viewed as events that should never happen. Adversity is the struggles of the poor and the homeless. Adversity is a hurricane and a tsunami destroying lives and homes. Adversity is, however, beautiful. Not satisfactory, not enjoyable, but beautiful. In the face of adversity, many people tend to develop their character by developing new skills, making themselves stronger, and by becoming more understanding

  • Mary Molly Pitcher Research Paper

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    December 2016 Molly Pitcher An outstanding woman once said, “ Live day by day and enjoy your family.” That outstanding woman was Mary Hays. And that’s what she did. Living day by day states her early life, her reasons for being in battles, her role in the battles, and her life after battle. This will show Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley was an outstanding person Mary Ludwig also some may know her as Molly Pitcher was an incredible woman. According to the article “Mary McCauley ( Molly Pitcher )” ,

  • Psychological Themes In The Breakfast Club

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    Bender (Judd Nelson) frequently says God, fuck, and shit. Standish (Molly Ringwald) tells Bender (Judd Nelson) to go to hell after he makes suggestive comments. Bender (Judd Nelson) and Standish (Molly Ringwald) both flip people off. The constant profane language and obscene gestures throughout The Breakfast Club would have violated the Hayes Code. Bender (Judd Nelson) also says a range of vulgar things. He harasses Standish (Molly Ringwald) about her virginity and wants to know about her sex life. Bender

  • 80's Movie Analysis

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    Hollywood. To fill his library of trouble makers he looked to the people who were the best of the best. Ally Sheedy, Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall and Emilio Estevez. All young stars that where at the top of their game. Ally plays the basket case, Allison Reynolds. Allison is that girl that never fit in, she isn’t like all the other kids so they avoid her. As for Molly Ringwald her character

  • The Caste System In Molly Ringwald's Pretty In Pink

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    will be in society and the social class one is in cannot be changed. The Caste System is mostly practiced in India, however it slowly travelled and made its way to high school. In the 1986 comedy, drama, and romance, “Pretty in Pink”, starring Molly Ringwald as Andie Walsh and Andrew McCarthy as Blane McDonnagh the two main characters face many trials and tribulations in their love for each other in 1980’s high school because of the different social classes the two come from. Ultimately, because the

  • Gossip Girl Chapter Summaries

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    Molly Ringwald plays a typical teen girl in Sixteen Candles. We first meet her on her 16th birthday and her family has totally forgotten it in the midst of her sister 's wedding. Seeking comfort in friends at school, Jake Ryan the resident hot guy finds a note telling of her love for him. He being the more sophisticated senior to Molly 's sophomore character, he tries to find more. On his quest to find more he meets a freshman Anthony Michael Hall who is in love with Samantha and is willing to help

  • College Admissions Essay: Ten Days Of My High School Life

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    adventures is profounfdly improbable, especially for me. In fact, most of my high school career consisted of me sitting at home, stuffing my face, and watching the aforementioned “old movies.” I would, without question, take a night watching Molly Ringwald and the rest of the Brat Pack over getting drunk and ruining my life any day. I aspire to be one of the few teenagers in this great nation who views high school as a place for learning. Why waste hours of my life deciding what to wear when the

  • How Did Robert Downey Influence America

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    Born in New York City on April 4, Robert Downey Jr. began acting as a young child. He made his first film appearances and was a cast member on Saturday Night Live in the 1980s, but his growing success was marred by years of struggles with drug abuse. Eventually turning his life around, he earned a resurgence of critical and popular acclaim, and is considered one of Hollywood’s A-list actors. Admittedly, Robert has had his bad moments but he has still made positive influences in America. Downey was

  • Downey Jr Speech

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    ROBERT DOWNEY JR. I know very little about acting. I 'm just an incredibly gifted faker. Well, how many of you know which great personality said these words? Well’ don’t worry, you will eventually get to know as to about whom I am talking here.(if nobody answers) Yes, it is Robert Downey jr. Good morning to all my fellow toastmasters. This is my second speech and today I am going to break the ice once again. Not between you and I but with this great personality who has been my inspiration, a teacher

  • The Breakfast Club Film Analysis

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    The Breakfast Club (1985) is a teen movie sensation written and directed by John Hughes. Starring in the movie are Molly Ringwald as Claire, Ally Sheedy as Allison, Emilio Estevez as Andrew, Anthony Michael Hall as Brian and Judd Nelson as Bender. All the characters represent a different clique from an American high school. As part of the different groups they have never got to know each other before. They see each other as a princess, a basket case, an athlete, a brain and a criminal, so does their