Mean Girls Sociology

1276 words 6 pages
Stacey Smith
Sociology 101
George Kinder
Movies And Their Messages In the movie Mean Girls, released in April of 2004, you see the traditional story about the new girl in school and the stereotypes that engulf the adolescent environment. Cady Heron, played by Lindsay Lohan, shows us what life at a corrupted school could be like for teens that are not so familiar with the American ways of socialization and "surviving" the potentially threatening lifestyle it could lead on. Sadly, children succumb to it as a result of a dire need to fit in. In the film, we're first introduced with the impression that high schoolers and the staff are super strict and have no sympathy for the new students. As it subtly resembles almost a
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It is the loss of the shared experience. Further, the sense of exclusion remains whenever the group later recounts what happened. This feeling of loneliness then becomes pervasive but carries an easy solution - go along with the crowd." says Michael Riera. As the adolescence side of sexuality and sex roles play out, it seems that kids are still entirely too vulnerable and unable to think for themselves, whereas when you grow up you deal with the opposite. Hitch is a movie released in 2005 starring Will Smith. It focuses on a love guru trying to make relationships blossom and take off by "playing the game" of love, tricking women into making them think their man has moves and tricks and knows how to generally please a woman, when in reality they were paying the love guru to tell them what to do. As you age, your ability to become emotionally attached and involved with someone gets more difficult and harder to withstand. "The concept of love is a contentious issue in the classroom,” said Katherine Lineberger, a doctoral student and a marriage and family instructor in the sociology department at the University of Colorado. “Love is such a deeply felt emotion that many people get disturbed when sociologists speak about it in a patterned, predictable way. But sociologists have found that it is patterned and predictable.” Ultimately, it's up to you to find out who


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