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At the start of Dangerous Minds the kids are divided up into two groups. The first group, which is in the coloured part of the film, consists of the well brought up kids who have hope for a brighter future. The second group that is in the black and white part of the film consists of the kids that have no hope of getting anywhere in life. At the start of Dangerous Minds there is a group of girls who are talking to each other. They are wearing big baggy cloths that a normal person would not wear. They have a lot of makeup on. They look very scruffy but would want to fit in with the rest of the crowd. This makes the viewer think that they don't care about what they look like with the kids that care about their future but they care about what they look like with the people that they hang around with. ...read more.


He is the fighting type of guy, who enjoys hitting people as he says to Lou Anne after a fight with Raul. He is also the type of guy who likes to flirt with new teachers. This is shown when Lou Anne enters the classroom for the first time he tries to flirt with her and tries makes her feel uncomfortable in his presence, in front of the whole class. He normally wears a dark shirt with the buttons undone showing his body to make him look strong. This tells us that he is a hard person who shows off his strength by showing his body and by fighting with people. Emilio reacts to Lou Anne with a smile and lust in his eyes. Gazing at her body as she walks into the classroom. After she takes some of her things out of her bag Emilio walks up to her very slowly and looks at her whole body. ...read more.


He is shown as the type of guy that likes to inflict pain on other people whom he does not like. Here he is wearing a black leather jacket and a thin tight vest to show his strong hard body. This is also a way that shows how strong he is. In this part of the film Lou Anne is playing the part of the mother that Emilio might not have. Also, she is playing a part of a helper as she is trying to know the situation and sort it out. She said that she will save Emilio's life but in the end she is not able to and Emilio ends up dying and she does not fulfil her promise. The director represents the teenagers in Lou Anne's class first by showing how bad and disobedient they are and then slowly through the film shows how they change and cooperate with the teacher. Also by the end, all of the teenagers have realised the American Dream that if they work hard and put in effort they can change their lives. ?? ?? ?? ?? Dangerous Minds coursework By Gautambir Soin 1 ...read more.

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