The Breakfast Club Essays

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Identity Analysis: The Breakfast Club

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    1. The movie I have selected for the identity analysis assignment will be the Breakfast Club (1986). The movie is about five teenagers who are from different groups in high school cliques; the popular girl (Claire), the loner (Allison), the athlete (Andrew), the nerd Brain) and the outsider (Bender). They spend the Saturday in detention together. As they spend the day together, they begin to realize their flaws and how much alike they are. The character I will focus on is Andrew Clark. He is a jock

  • 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

  • The Breakfast Club Sociological Analysis

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    Sociology Analysis Paper Sample Analysis: The Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club is a film detailing a Saturday intention involving five very different students who are forced into each other’s company and share their stories. All the students are deviant in their own way and eventually are able to look past their differences and become friends. The film also offers detailed observations of social sanctions, peer pressure, control theory, and the three different sociological perspectives. The first

  • Stereotypes In The Film, The Breakfast Club

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    are in the same place, they do not share a sense of identity. The film exemplifies the group dynamic in society by showing how people can transform from one kind of group to another. This can be seen in how the kids form their own in-group, the Breakfast Club, by sharing their own personal stories and deep intimate secrets with one another.

  • Group Stereotypes In The Breakfast Club

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    characteristics attributed to all members of a specific group. The concern with stereotyping a group is that we assume that each person acts the same, ultimately resulting in the loss of each person’s individuality. As depicted in the movie The Breakfast Club, five students from different social groups are forced to spend an afternoon of detention together. As the movie progresses, the kids learn more about each other and themselves, realizing that the labels given to them by society do not define

  • The Breakfast Club Film Techniques

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    INTRODUCTION QUOTE OR FACT. The Breakfast Club was a film produced in 1985 by John Hughes in Shermer, Illinois, that involved 5 different stereotypical teenagers in detention who were assigned an essay to tell his or her story. When the day ends, they all queried if they were all somehow the same. The experiences they had throughout the film made them question the stereotypes given to them. The purpose of The Breakfast Club is to inform teenagers and adults of the negative effects that stereotyping

  • Stereotypes In The Film The Breakfast Club

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    The movie, The Breakfast Club, is about five wildly high school students who spent Saturday detention together. The principal of the school, Mr. Vernon, told them to write an essay about why they received a detention and "who they think they are." But rather than writing one, the teenagers coming from a dissimilar social group began to share their thoughts with each other throughout the day and understood that they are not as dissimilar as they initially assumed. Brian is portrayed as "The Brain"