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  • Role Of Violence In Teen Films

    Teen Violence in Movies and Socially Constructed Views Although teens may not legally drink, smoke, own property, or buy firearms they are often depicted in films with remarkable levels of violence. The subject of violence in teen films has become a popular representation of teenagers. An alarming number of adults have negative impressions of teenagers. Importantly, film may play a dangerous role in developing these impressions. Films featuring teens prompt that teenagers are violent, disconnected and reckless. Violence portrayed in teen films through physical and emotional violence, provides unrealistic and detrimental social constructs of teenagers. Importantly, the construction of teenagers in teen films reinforces the negative impressions many adults have, and continue to strain the adult-teen relationship.…

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  • Smells Like Teen Spirit Film Analysis

    The fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Wright and written by Jason Fuchs, maybe telling again the story of J.M. Barrie's classic tale, but in the flick, 'The Wolverine' actor Hugh Jackman and his band of buccaneers lead an exciting chorus of 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' by the American rock band that was formed by singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain - Nirvana. The Australian actor and producer Hugh Jackman, who plays as the wicked and cruel pirate in the Pan film, 'Blackbeard,' took some of his…

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  • Gender Representation In Teen Films

    Work Cited Álvarez-Hernández, C., B. González de Garay-Domínguez, and F. J. Frutos-Esteban. "Gender Representation In Contemporary Spanish Teen Films (2009-2014)." Revista Latina De Comunicación Social 70 (2015): 934-960. Fuente Académica. Web. 13 Mar. 2016. Audio-visual narratives or films remain an important factor in influencing the way society is perceived. Thus, a chronic issue influenced by films is the gender inequality that is present between males and females. Through studies, Spanish…

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  • Social Issues In John Hughes's The Breakfast Club

    In the John Hughes’ 1984 film, The Breakfast Club, there were a lot underlying social issues that are very relatable to teens in high school of that age range. The early 80’s film was centered around five teens who have in some way been stereotyped by not only their peers but also by their parents and other authority figures. The main theme for the film is to overcome stereotypes and develop a voice for one’s self. As we as self-confidence and self-acceptance. At the end of the film each…

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  • Film Analysis: American Teen

    American Teen This movie depicted a small town in the mid-west. A generalized all American town. They did, however, tell us where the movie took place – Warsaw, Indiana, and Colin’s father stated that Warsaw is an affluent community. If this movie was filmed in New York City I feel that you would have had a more diverse group of individuals. New York City is a melting pot of different classes and you would have more culture being brought to the table. In my opinion, the kids that grow up in NYC…

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  • Underrepresentation Of Women

    Sypeck, Gray, and Ahrens (2004) studied women’s body sizes on the covers of Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Mademoiselle, and Vogue between 1950 and 1999, and found a significant decrease in size between 1980 and 1999. Alternatively, Luff and Gray (2009) analyzed the teenage magazines YM and Seventeen between 1956 and 2005 and found the body size of cover models increased over time in YM and remained consistent in Seventeen. The authors reported these teen magazines were moving away from the trend of the…

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  • The Six Principles Of Persuasion In Teen Vogue

    In middle school I had always been infatuated with the Teen Vogue magazines. I loved looking at the latest fashion trends, hearing about the newest makeup products, and reading the recent interviews with A-List celebrities. Almost seven years later, I’m back looking at my old Teen Vogue magazines, realizing that many of the advertisements placed in the magazines aren’t necessarily appropriate for Teen Vogue’s target market- especially one in particular. Using the persuasive technique “sex sells”…

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  • Teenage Stress Research Paper

    stress level on a scale 1-10 is a 4.9, ages 18-33 have a stress level of 5.4, (American psychological association survey shows teen stress rivals 1). This data tells us that stress is extremely common and affects many in negative ways. 20% of Americans report extreme stress, although it’s declining. 35% of all ages say stress rose in the past year, 60% tried to reduce stress in the last 5 years, 53% are still trying, (American psychological association survey shows teen stress rivals 1). This…

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  • Humor In The Breakfast Club

    “I don’t think of kids as a lower form of the human species.”-John Hughes. The films of the late John Hughes culminated the influence of a generation in comedy, while marking an advent of cinematic ingenuity during the 1980’s. Selling jokes and working in the offices of National Lampoon Magazine, Hughes arrived on-screen in his early 30’s. Ushering in a series of teen hits such as, Sixteen Candles (1984), The Breakfast Club (1985), Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986), and Pretty in Pink (1986),…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: A Surreal Moment: Miss California Teenage

    Miss Teen USA stage. All of my hard work and dedication had paid off in that moment. As I stood there hand in hand with Miss California Teen, I felt as if I had been there before. I had dreamed about this moment, but never expected it to really happen. Strangely, I had a sense of peace – I knew something big was about to occur, and that my life was about to change. As the crown was placed on my head, tears ran down my face, and I took my first walk as Miss Teen USA. It all started when…

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