The Breakfast Club Essays

  • The Breakfast Club

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    In the novel Ready Player One and the movie The Breakfast Club have many things in common. Five teenagers fighting to survive in the world where they have to be different to be able to survive and be accepted. Teenagers live are thought when they have to hide from who they are. They are pressure by families and friends. James Halliday chooses the Breakfast Club movie because they come from different stereotypes where they can help each other finding themselves by becoming friends. In Ready Player

  • Breakfast Club Cliques

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    films as The Breakfast Club, Weird Science, and Ferris Buller’s Day Off. In The Breakfast Club, he depicts teenagers in a way that “…conveyed some feeling for the social tensions and frustrations created by high school clique and lifestyle divisions — nerds, jocks, preppies, druggies, and valley girls. Sometimes even class barriers are alluded…” (Quart 158). The high school cliques were most evidently portrayed in The Breakfast Club and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. In The Breakfast Club, we see five

  • Leadership In The Breakfast Club

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    The Breakfast Club   The breakfast club is a famous teen film directed by John Hughes. The Breakfast Club provides many concepts of adolescent struggles like identity issues, peer pressure, stereotypes, family relationships. The storyline follows five high school students from different social status meeting at their school’s library for Saturday detention. The film depicts Claire as the princess, Andrew as the jock, Brian as the brain, Allison as the basket case and Bender as the criminal. However

  • Breakfast Club Critique

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    Introduction As I am sitting here thinking what my topic should be for this critical analysis essay a song starts playing in my office… “Don’t You Forget About Me” I immediately think The Breakfast Club. If you have seen this iconic movie, then you know the impact this song has on the film, even generations later. The Breakfast Club was directed by a talented man named Johns Hughes, and made its big debut in 1985. One Saturday in detention with a brain, an athlete, a princess, a criminal and a basket case is

  • The Breakfast Club Identity

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    A Glimpse Into the Developmental Roles of Adolescents The Breakfast Club is a movie about five high school students who have to serve detention one Saturday morning. When each student arrives, the viewer gets a brief glimpse into the characters backgrounds. At the beginning of the day you can clearly see the separation among the five students. Claire is considered the princess, Andrew is the athlete, Brian is the brain, Allison is the basket case, and John Bender is the criminal. The irony in

  • Issues In The Breakfast Club

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    In the film, The Breakfast Club, by John Hughes, a film director and a producer, directed a movie about the five high school students who unwillingly attended a school detention on a saturday morning. They approximately stayed in the detention room for roughly eight hours. Mr. Vernon, a professor, served as the authority by forcing them to attend the detention. As soon as the students appeared in the detention room, Mr. Vernon immediately command them on their task for eight hours. He interdiction

  • Breakfast Club Stereotypes

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    Jocks have made their way into our hearts in television and media all over the world. Stereotype of jocks are clear and is further displayed in the book “skud” and in the movie “The Breakfast Club”. The book “skud” by “Dennis Foon” is about four boys who attend the same high school all face problems relating to their understanding of what it means to be masculine. Tommy, a model student, is headed for the militar; Brad is looking at a hockey career; Andy, who has just secured an agent, may or may

  • Breakfast Club Analysis

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    The Breakfast Club is not in fact a movie about bacon and eggs. It’s a coming of age film about 5 different teenagers all linked together by one common element, Saturday detention. At first, they are all close-minded and judgmental of each other until they come to realize they may be from different circles of friends but are not so different in the end. This film is still very relatable to this day. Everyone in this film is in his or her own societal bubbles, but come to understand they are all facing

  • Adolescence In The Breakfast Club

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    Adolescence: A Look at Adolescence in the Movie The Breakfast Club The 1985 movie written and directed by John Hughes, called The Breakfast Club looks at five very different students who are coming into adolescence and becoming their own people. The main characters are Claire Standish, the princess; Andrew Clarke, the jock; Brian Johnson, the brain; Allison Reynolds, the basket case; John Bender, the criminal, and Richard Vernon the principle. This movie shows five young adolescent people

  • The Breakfast Club Analysis

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    In the 1985 film, The Breakfast Club, five high school students must spend their Saturday together in detention. Each of the teens is in detention for a different reason. They are each very different. There is the Jock, the Princess, the Brain, the Basket Case, and the Criminal, though they must put aside their differences to survive their grueling eight hour detention with their psychotic and impulsive principal Mr. Vernon. During detention the students were supposed to write and essay, assigned

  • The Breakfast Club Essay

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    The breakfast club movie was about this group of five adolescents who had nothing in common who spends a Saturday detention together in their high school library. They were all stereotyped of high school cliques who poured their hearts out to each other and discover how they have a lot in common than they thought. The main characters of the breakfast club were; John bender ( the criminal), Allison Reynold (the basket case), Claire Standish ( the princess), Brian Johnson ( the brain), Andrew Clarke

  • Symbolism In The Breakfast Club

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    John Bender has a very powerful and eye opening part in this movie. He symbolizes the bad in the school and how it can turn its self around. Everyone is rude to Bender in the beginning but once they get to know him, he is not a bad guy. The Breakfast Club is a perfect example of what school used to be like. The teachers did not have respect for the kids and the kids did not have respect for the teachers. To get respect you need to earn it and

  • Psychological Themes In The Breakfast Club

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    The Breakfast Club is a movie centered on five high school students who meet in Saturday detention. During detention, the students realize that they have more in common than anticipated. The students first bond over their hatred of the teacher in charge. To pass the time, the students disobey the teacher, do drugs and damage school property. However, the rebellion that made The Breakfast Club popular would not have been approved by the Hayes Code. The language and antics of The Breakfast Club violate

  • Character Analysis: The Breakfast Club

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    “Screws fall out all the time, the world is an imperfect place.” This quote was spoken by John Bender the criminal in The Breakfast Club, and it shows how each character's life will never be perfect no matter how hard each one tries. In The Breakfast Club, the main groups of people are the jocks, prom queen, nerd, outcast and, the criminal;, these groups are not always who people think they are, depending on the background of their lives. Each high school has these groups in some way or another.

  • What Are The Stereotypes In The Breakfast Club

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    "The Breakfast Club" is a coming of age film directed by John Hughes in 1985, where five very different adolescent students are assigned to Saturday detention, where they figure out that each of them fits a particular stereotype, they all have the same characteristics but through their own experiences they become who they are today. In this movie Claire Standish is the princess, Alison Reynolds is the freak, John Bender is the criminal, Brian Johnson is the nerd and Andrew Clarke is the jock. At

  • Logical Fallacy In The Breakfast Club

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    In the movie the Breakfast Club, five teens are locked up in Saturday school for nine hours. All of these teens come from completely different backgrounds, and none of them truly understand one another. As the day progresses, the audience learns just how imperfect each of them are, and how tough life can be. Through this film, the director was able to capture the minds of young adults and how their childhood plays a direct role in the way they develop into adults. Three topics of development that

  • Film Analysis: The Breakfast Club

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    "The world's an imperfect place." From the wise words of the high school criminal, John Bender, we realize the world is hard. Different obstacles are set in place for each of us. Those who overcome them, determine where they will go in life. The Breakfast Club was released in 1985 by director John Hughes. It was intended to be a comedy/drama film but as one submerges themselves deeper into the story, we are introduced to problems battling internally within each character. The main setting is a high

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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