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    When someone blurts out the word “high school”, what’s your first initial thought? I don’t know about you, but “cliques” are the first thought to my mind. The media is drowning in films that portray the idea of “cliques”, but personally, I believe the film Mean Girls is the best representation of the world of cliques. Means Girls is a teen classic, and I can almost bet the majority of my generation has seen or at least heard of it. It is American teen comedy film that manifests the harsh conditions teens undergo when it comes to high school cliques. The plot starts off when previously home schooled Cady Heron moves back to the United States, where she spent the last 12 years in Africa due to her parents jobs. Cady’s parents decided to do…

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    The Mean Girls Analysis

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    In the movie called, “The Mean Girls” there is a character named Cady Heron. Cady Heron just moved to the United States from Africa. She has been homeschool her whole life and she was starting a new high school. In high school, Ms. Heron has to deal with teenage life that run socially by a group of artificial girls called, “The Plastics.” As the story goes on, Cady Heron winds up becoming the plastic’s queen of sorts and is dethroned by the old queen, when all of the students find out what these…

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    Conflict In Mean Girls

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    One reason why intragroup conflict had occurred was due to insecurity and personal conflicts that occurred once members of the group began to dislike one another. As a result of Cady’s plan of turning the girls against each other, they began to feel ostracized from Regina, who is the group leader. According to Alicke et al., 1992, personal likes and dislikes do not always translate into group conflict, but people will air their complaints about the group or their dislike for a group member.…

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    Symbolism In Mean Girls

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    High School is a period in adolescence where identities are found within the self by figuring out where they belong in this world. That can be hard especially for teens like Cady Heron in the 2004 movie Mean Girls directed by Mark Waters based on the book Queen Bees and Wannabes which encompasses females in high school cliques and how damaging it can be for development to girls. Cady Heron is a 16 year old who has just moved back to the states after living in Africa for her parents zoology…

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    Many people know of Germany's most well-know supreme controlling and murderous famous dictator, Adolf Hitler. Many people also know of the hit movie Mean Girls staring Lindsey Lohan before her drug downfall. What many people do not know is that Adolf Hitler and Regina George of Mean girls have many similarities. Adolf Hitler was a dictator governmental leader in Germany from 1933 – 1945. Adolf was a major power in Germany, being a brutal an unforgiving leader. During Adolf leadership he was…

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    In Mean Girls the trigger event that made Janis furious with Regina was when Regina called her a lesbian, they were best friends and this terminated their friendship. Janis also had a trigger event towards Cady when she realized that Cady turned herself into a Plastic, this is the ultimate betrayal. Cady’s trigger event with Regina was when Regina kissed Aaron. Regina knew that Cady has a crush on Aaron, but Regina has to prove her power whenever possible. Gretchen’s trigger event was when…

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    Mean Girls Movie Essay

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    although not all movies are worth watching. My all time favorite movie is “Mean Girls”. “Mean Girls” is an entertaining movie that combines all aspects of a classic film; an entertaining and dramatic plot, excellent cast, and memorable quotes. “Mean Girls” is centered around the typical high school clique drama. Cady Herron is the new girl in town that just moved from Africa. She has been homeschooled all her life and is then thrust into the vicious world of high school. Regina George,…

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    Mean Girls Movie Analysis

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    Analysis of the Movie “Mean Girls” using Compliance Gaining Strategies and Nonverbal/Verbal theories In the movie ”Mean Girls”, many different communication behaviors appear in the movie whether it may be verbally or nonverbally this film portrays many of the interpersonal communications behaviors. This film is a satirical and comical movie portraying a high school with the typical “mean girls” clique and the other cliques for example the jocks, the nerds, the prep and more created in high…

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    The “Mean Girls,” is a American comedy film which regards story about teenagers. In this film, the main character, Cady Heron starts new school life and experience diverse events in her high school. This film shows how high school students spend and socialize with in the school. For example, three pretty girls who have interests in the new girl hang out together and share common characteristics such as wearing miniskirts and having luxury accessories. Also, Regina George who looks like a leader…

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    Animal Instincts On the plains of Africa, in the heart of the safari the last thoughts to cross one’s mind are teenage girls, unless you live in that concrete safari called high school awaiting the fate of being declared the prey or the predator. When it comes to typical portrayal of high school, it is always a sure bet that the cast will contain the “loser”, the “alpha female”, the “jock”, the “minions”, and the animal instincts of human nature. With each additional scene another layer of…

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