No One Gets Baby In The Corner Analysis

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No One Puts Baby in the Corner “I’ve had, the time of my life, oh I’ve never felt this way before, and I swear, this is true, and I owe it all to you.” Young love can find its way into anyone’s heart, especially young girls who don’t know who they are yet. The movie “Dirty Dancing” is a timeless classic that speaks about finding who you are and who you want to be. The caring, progressive, and determined protagonist of the movie Frances “Baby” Houseman ends her summer of 17 years going to a resort with her family. Baby is a people pleaser and will do anything to win over the affection of others, especially her father. Baby is a caring young woman who has future plans of going into the peace corp. When Baby is attending one of the many scheduled dance classes at the resort she catches the eye of a young female dance instructor who, due to medical …show more content…
Baby and Johnny soon fall in love and just as you begin to think that Baby has become her own person madly in love with another being, her father bans her from communicating with Johnny because he doesn’t have enough potential for Baby. “Baby, you and him come from two different worlds, and you need to stay in yours.” (Father) This marks a point where Baby either chooses her independence or continues to fit her parent’s cookie cutter mold. Baby decides that she is determined to be her own woman and decides to go find Johnny the night of the big performance, because “no one puts Baby in the corner.” (Johnny) This shows that Baby has found who she is and who she wants to be. There are many characteristics of Baby that show how much she progresses throughout the story line. Baby goes from an un-informed, naïve, and “goody-goody” of a child to an independent, kind hearted, respected woman. “I know what I want, and you nor no one else will keep me from it.”