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    Stereotypes In Mean Girls

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    In the movie Mean Girls, Cady Heron shows many common characteristics of teenage girls in the twenty-first century. The film explores ideas of social organisation in high schools such as cliques, and also addresses gender stereotypes for adolescent girls. Cady Heron is illustrates a dramatised version of what high schools are like and the issues that students may be faced with including peer pressure and bullying. Like most Australian High schools, North Shore High School in Mean Girls has many different cliques including: “Asian Nerds, Cool Asians, J.V Jocks, Black Hotties, fat girls, thin girls, band geeks, want-to-be’s and The Plastics”. Cady Heron begins the movie as a part of the “Art Freaks” clique with characters Damian and Janis Ian. Throughout the film she transitions to the clique described as “the worst people you will ever meet”, The Plastics. The Plastics are the stereotypical “popular”…

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    Stereotypes In Mean Girls

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    Mean Girls Social Investigation The storyline centers around a young girl named Cady Heron, who has just entered the American school system. Cady is introduced to many different social groups, one of which is named the Plastics who includes Regina (Ring Leader), Gretchen, and Karen. They are the most admired girls in school. Cady decides to take down the group's leader, Regina by sabotaging the group with the help of some social outsiders. The film concludes with Cady realizing that these…

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    Bullying In Mean Girls

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    In today’s general public, more than three million students are victims of bullying each year. The movie, Mean Girls is ultimately about bullying. The Plastics and their leader, Regina George, are prominent for their ugliness toward other students. They judge others for their looks without even knowing their identities or individual stories. It additionally demonstrates how hanging with unpleasant individuals can make you turn into a great deal like them. Sounds a great deal like our society…

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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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    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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    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…

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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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    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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    Movie Summary Mean Girls centers around Cady Heron, as she enters her junior year of high school. Cady has recently moved to Evanston, Illinois from rural Africa and is about to enter North Shore, a public high school, after being homeschooled for her entire educational career. Initially Cady is unfamiliar with the norms of the high school, but she soon learns how to navigate the social scene from Janis Ian and Damien, a duo of low social status. Soon after meeting Janis and Damien, Cady is…

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