ANALYZING THE MOVIES
The Breakfast Club


Below are terms/ideas that we have discussed in class and/or in your textbook.  
Select five of the following tems to use for your movie analysis.

TERMS:
Norms 
Sanctions 
Socialization 
Total Institution 
Status-Role 
Subculture/Counterculture
Theory Paradigms: Structural Functional/Conlict/Symbolic Interactional
Deviance
Anomie 
Social Distance 
Significant Other 
Sociobiology 
Gestures/Symbol 
Self Image 
Re-Socialization 
Social Base/Population Base 
Taking the Role of the Other [Who could/could not do that] 

Characters in the Movie:

ALISON:  The Basket case                      ANDREW:  The Athlete 
VERNON:  The Principle/jailor                 BENDER:  The aspiring hood 
BRIAN:   The brain                            CLAIRE:  The princess 
CARL:    The janitor




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This movie analysis was developed by T.R. Young of the Red Feather Institute.