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Animal House Classic College Portrayal or Inspiration to do Something Dumb The often considered classic National Lampoons movie Animal House is a raunchy screwball comedy about a motley collection of students belonging to the Delta fraternity at Faber College back in the early 60s The story line has been used over and over students are drinking a problem arises the students drink some more and then they figure out a way to defeat the system and win back their pride Movies such as PCU and National Lampoons Senior Trip share this common story line as well The emphasis on the students drinking and acting wildly takes center stage from almost the beginning of the movie and continues through the last frame Is this such a good idea With images like this will students try and live up to the crazy antics portrayed in the movie under the impression they wont be severely reprimanded Usually people see movies like Animal House while they are still in high school a time when they are most likely to be influenced by images seen in movies Seeing things like John Belushis character Bluto drinking beers out of a two liter wine glass and smashing beer cans into his head could be an influence for people to become partying alcoholics Also the movie takes two characters Flounder and Pinto and portrays them as geeks When they try and pledge Omega a clean cut and dry fraternity for the prep kids they are blatantly denied however when they get down the street to the Delta house they are fed beers and made pledges Almost as if to say if youre a loser drink some beers and get wasted There is the distinct possibility that insecure high schoolers may see this movie and eventually turn to alcohol and a lifestyle that involves parting too much to make themselves fit in once at college While some might argue that some of the
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