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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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    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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    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, is a film loaded with stereotypes and roles of all different genders and cultures. Many people see this movie as a center of American culture and is known to many as a great comedy. Famous characters including Regina George, Gretchen Wieners, Karen Smith, Cady Heron, Janis Ian, and Damian help build the story and themes seen in gender and communication. Stereotypes of feminism, gay and lesbian terminology, and essentializing are key terms that are the basis of the movie Mean Girls.…

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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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