Each teen is in detention for a different reason. Five high schoolers who would never have hung out together otherwise get stuck in detention on a Saturday afternoon, sitting in the school library and assigned to write an essay for the principal. Sincerely yours, the Breakfast Club. Their detention is a result of myriad violations. But, we think you're crazy to make us write an essay telling you who we think we are. Vernon to read when they leave.
Allison remains oddly quiet except for the occasional random outburst. After they all get over their differences they let loose and start dancing in the library with some crazy dance moves. Late in the day, some of the group talk about what they did to land in Saturday detention: Claire had skipped class to go out with friends. She was there simply because she had nothing better to do. They are tasked with producing a 1000 word essay on who they think they are.
The only weaknesses in Hughes' writing are in the adult characters: The teacher is one-dimensional and one-note, and the janitor is brought onstage with a potted philosophical talk that isn't really necessary. Vernon actually has a few epiphanies of his own. They arrive at the school one at a time. Claire takes Allison into another room and decides to give her a full makeover. Ringwold plays the pretty popular girl.
It seemed like a normal day in detention with each group represented. Fear All of the characters face the fear of rejection from both their parents and their peers. A stereotype is a generalized belief about a group of people. He is subject to domestic abuse by his father and is a drug user, storing marijuana in his locker. Ultimately, the five find that they may have more in common than they ever imagined and learn more about themselves as well as each other. Do you have any idea how completely gross… 1351 Words 6 Pages The Breakfast Club was a movie about five very different characters, Claire, Andrew, Brian, Allison, and John Bender. Claire ends up in detention after skipping school to go shopping, her parents have contrasting reactions when they find out what she did.
Claire spends some time with him in the locked closet making out with him and it seems the two will try a romantic relationship. It is in this essay every member is given their defining nickname. He also wears a Nike sports shirt to show off his athleticism by wearing a popular brand Yokoyama et al. While he says different things there are parts of the school that are cut to. But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain.
They turn to extreme measures if they feel they have not achieved this perfection, whether it is academic, social, or athletic. With the assigned role, Bender would need to be given guidance on how a person in this position would behave appropriately. It clearly depicts the feeling, emotions and way of thinking of most of the teenagers. Tyler the character is everything that Jack the character is not. But after taking this class and doing a bit of theory on groups and communication, I realized that the film had a bit more depth to it. How I am going to correlate this with my family is to compare them with characters from the movie. All of the students in the movie, are influenced by peer pressure to partake in smoking Marijuana.
After we see that they still need to write their essay but Brian decides to write the essay regarding all of them. On their way back, they nearly run right into Vernon. After smoking weed, he admits he has been pressured to do wrestling and doesn't even like it or say anything in the matter. During our presentation we will provide you with examples of status, rules and norms, power and cohesiveness that were illustrated in the movie. Through this it is discovered that, although each student represents a different social group, they are all going through the same problems as teenagers. Each character struggles internally with a need to be perfect in the eyes of their parents and their peers.
The characters developed relationships with one another foreshadowing their future friendships and with the consensus of the group one assignment was handed in for the five of them. During her sessions, her shrink uses free association. In the end, Brian is manipulated into writing a group essay for everyone in which he gives each person their defining nickname. Only Brian and Allison openly admit that they consider themselves friends. He learns that he is a good guy and comes to term with himself. But based on their adventures during that nine hours, they may come to a different opinion of themselves and the other four.
Quiet at first, they get to talking and discover they have a lot in common. Breaks all the A Saturday detention session becomes an intense encounter group for all concerned, even the teacher and the janitor. Brian realizes he can write very eloquently, as he gets to show everyone later. Be a reflective walking stereotype. Does that answer your question? And in , Bender raises his fist in triumph as he walks across the football field. At home, Bender is treated badly. In an earlier moment she worries about whether or not her parents will ground her and suggests that they have a strained marriage where they use Claire to get back at each other.