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Characters' Psychological Motivations in "The Breakfast Club"

Summary: In the 1980s teen film "The Breakfast Club," the motivation behind each of its characters can be explained in psychological terms such as identity achievement, identity foreclosure, and identity moratorium.
In the film "The Breakfast Club", by John Hughes, he carefully illustrates many sociological stereotypes that are carefully pieced together into a rag-tag bunch of rowdy teenagers that occasionally shine through with moments of clear and logical thought, showing great insight into the stereotypes of adolescent development. The film, lacking a large leading role, is held together with the cast of competing morals and ideals for what a teen should be. This film is a classic example of exploration of adolescent development and the identity states of the adolescents in the film as the characters explore James Marcia's four eventual outcomes for adolescent maturity.

Identity foreclosure is a state of adolescent development that describes a situation, in which, the adolescent never subjectively looks at the truth offered by families and other influential developmental factors that could have contributed to these ideas. The adolescents identity is sealed until a...

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