The following twelve-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the John Hughes-directed 1985 comedy drama "The Breakfast Club." It can be used in an English, film studies, or media studies classroom. The first page contains a list of cast and crew and a background and introduction on the film from Wikipedia. The second page is a page that allows viewers to jot and take down their own notes. Pages three, four, five, six, seven, eight, and nine contain comprehension questions to guide the viewer on the work's acting, camera movement, characterization, cinematography, comic relief, conflict, costume design, dialogue, editing, figurative language, foreshadowing, inferences, irony, mise en scene, mood, movement, plot, point of view, props, setting, sound, story, subtext, suspense, symbolism, and themes. The tenth and eleventh pages contain discussion questions on the characterization, conflict, cult status, culture, irony, plot, slang, and themes. The twelfth is a genre study page comparing "The Breakfast Club" to other coming-of-age films.
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