Mean Girls Essay

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Mean Girls Mean Girls is a coming of age film. The movie follows a girl by the name of Cady Heron who starts off being a home-schooled jungle freak to Plastic to most hated person in the world to actual human being. Cady spent 12 years in Africa being home-schooled due to her parents’ studying as research zoologists. Her mother had then earned a job at Northwestern University which caused Cady & her family to move to Evanston, Illinois in America. Feeling that she needed to socialise, Cady’s parents enrolled her to North Shore High school. On her first day of North Shore High school, Cady was often left out and she was unfamiliarised with the school’s surroundings and people. On the second day, Cady had become friends with two social outcasts, Janis Ian and Damian. Janis and Damian had misled Cady into thinking that they were taking to G14 for her Health Education class but instead, they brought her to the back of the school where they skipped class. This is where Janis had stated that they were friends and Cady stayed with them. During this moment, Cady is then introduced to the ‘Plastics’. According to Janis and Ian, the Plastics contain three girls in the group which includes: Karen, the dumb one; Gretchen Wieners, the one who spreads rumours and lies; and last but not least, Regina George, the manipulative Queen Bee. During lunch on her second day, Janis and Ian passes Cady a map of the cafeteria seating plans with all the groups and cliques. Some of them include: Freshman’s, ROTC guys, Preps, J.V Jocks, Asian Nerds, Cool Asians, Varsity Jocks, Unfriendly black hotties, Girls who eat their feelings, Girls who don’t eat anything, Art Freaks, Desperate wannabes, Burnouts, Sexually active band geeks and The plastics. Cady happens to pass by the ‘Plastics’ table and was invited to sit with them for the rest of the week. Janis then devised a plan to
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