Essay on Legally Blonde Analysis

Directed by Robert Luketic, Legally Blonde is a film about a stereotypical valley girl, born into a rich family, used to getting everything she wants, and then breaking molds to prove she can rise above society’s expectations of privileged kids. Elle Woods, the main character and heroine of the story, is a wealthy and beautiful young girl from Malibu. She is the president of her sorority and she adores all things pink and fashionable. Her boyfriend Warner is a type-cast pretty boy who happens to be the president of his fraternity, and they are seemingly the perfect match. Elle believes it’s time for Warner to pop the question and she gets prepared for the big date. However, rather than proposing, Warner breaks up with her because he is going to law school and he needs a serious girlfriend. Heartbroken, Elle decides she is Harvard material and she sets out to be accepted to the Ivy League’s law program in an effort to win Warner back and prove that she is good enough for his blue blood expectations (IMDb). In the process, Elle learns more about herself and her capabilities than she ever thought possible, all while staying true to her natural blonde roots.
The film is the perfect layout for a classic hero, or heroine, and a journey of epic proportions. We begin with an introduction of our heroine within the comforts of her normal world. Elle is…

The film presents a main character that is seemingly complete in her world. But then she is called to an adventure through some problem or challenge, and in this case her challenge is winning back her boyfriend Warner. Others refuse the call for her, but she is encouraged by a mentor who also happens to become her love interest. Outside of her normal element, she overcomes tests and defeats enemies and is triumphant when she reaches her main ordeal. She returns victorious and transformed and sets off to start a new…