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SPC 3425 FIU The Breakfast Club Comedy Drama Film Essay

SPC 3425

Florida International University

SPC

Question Description

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Task: In this 4- to 5-page, double spaced paper, you will discuss the connections between a movie and the concepts in the text by clearly and thoroughly addressing the topics below. In order to complete this paper, you will need to watch The Breakfast Club(Hughes, 1985). Craft an essay that adheres to APA style and use proper grammar, syntax, and organization (i.e. introduction, thesis statement, transitions, conclusion). Submit your paper to the appropriate Turnitin dropbox by the deadline.

  • In the film, 5 people come together as part of a group detention session. Discuss the group’s developmental stages as stated in Chapter 3 of your text. Be sure to address each developmental stage and refer to the scene in the movie during which that the stage began and moved to the next.
  • What factors contribute to the group’s cohesiveness? Refer to Chapters 3, 4, 5, and 8 of your 
text and use specific examples from the movie. 

  • To what extent did members effectively understand, remember, interpret, evaluate, and 
respond to one another’s statements and questions? Be sure to refer to your 
text and use specific examples from the movie. 

  • What group roles and related listening skills could group members have used to resolve 
the problem at hand and to come together as a group? Be sure to refer to Chapter 5 of 
your text and use specific examples from the movie. 

  • How did the diversity of the 5 students hinder their ability to come together as a group? 
Be sure to refer to Chapters 3, 7, ad 9 of your text and use specific examples from the movie. 

  • Talk about each of the roles the 5 students play in the movie, then address how these 
roles affected their attitudes and behavior as a member of the group detention session. Be sure to refer to Chapters 5 and 7 of your text and use specific examples from the movie. 


A successful student will:

  • Craft a 4- to 5-page essay that adheres to APA style.
  • Use appropriate grammar, syntax, and organization (i.e. introduction, thesis statement, transitions, conclusion).
  • Clearly and thoroughly address all parts of the writing prompt.
  • Use specific examples from the movie to support claims made in the essay.
  • Submit the essay to the appropriate dropbox by the deadline.

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Final Answer

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Introduction
The breakfast club is a comedy-drama film which was produced by John Hughes in 1985.
The American-teen film stars five teenagers, namely John Bender, Claire Standish, Andrew
Clark, Brian Johnson, and Allison Reynolds. John is the criminal, Claire, the princess, Andrew
the athlete, Brian the Brain, and Allison, the basket case. They are from different high school
gangs, and they spend a Saturday in detention with Paul Gleason, who is their strict assistant
principal. The main objective of this paper is to analyze the groups’ developmental stages,
cohesiveness, individual roles, and diversity.
The group’s developmental stages
First and foremost, the four significant segments of group development include forming,
norming, storming, and performing. Nonetheless, the breakfast club group did not experience the
normal group development stages, mainly due to the environment. John Hughes starts the
movies with a scene where the teenagers go to the library, neither talking nor background music.
Then the principal begins his detention speech, after which the group starts the storming phase.
According to Chapter 3, the storming stage is marked by tension and conflict among members
having not learned to work cohesively. Notably, most of the conflict in the film is created by
John, who decides to close the library door so that the group does not worry about the principal.
John's action makes the principal come back, and at this point, un...

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