1.2 Negative effects of parental pressure on children.
1.2.1 Low self esteem
1.2.2 "Concern at the rising
rate of suicide among
children and teenagers" -
not being able to live up
to parental expectations
1.3 Relatablity of not eating fatty foods (anorexia)
1.4 Arnold Schwarzenneger
2.1 Competition when taken
too seriously can cause
negative and lasting
effects on those involved.
2.2 Winning is not everything because
a person needs family to succeed
2.2.1 Winning is not as important as family
because a person needs family to succeed.
2.3 Pressure from family members can cause
negative and lasting impacts on those involved.
3 General quotes and techniques
3.1 "I don't wanna be a loser, Daddy doesn't like losers"
3.2 "When you eat ice-cream, the fat in the ice-cream becomes fat in
your body, so if you eat a lot of ice cream, you might become fat"
3.3 "Don't listen, honey, he's sick
and he doesn't know what
3.4 Close-ups of the families faces looking bored, annoyed and
uncomfortable when Richard starts talking about his 9 steps to winning.
3.5 "If there is one thing in this world I
hate, it's losers. I despise them.
3.6 "There's two kinds of people in this
world, there's winners and there's losers."
3.7 "And I thought there's something so wrong with that
attitude ... Something so demeaning and insulting as
referring to any other person as a loser ... I wanted to
attack the idea that in life, you're either going up or
3.8 "Look there's no sense in entering a contest if you
don't think you're going to win. So do you think that
you can win Little Miss Sunshine? Are you gonna win?!"
3.9 Wide shot of Richard on stage with the
rest of his family looking silly but not
3.10 Close-up of
4.1 Peer Pressure
4.2 Self consciousness
5.1.1 Competitive to not competitive
6.1 Jonathon Dayton
6.2 Valerie Faris
6.3 Michael Arndt
7.1 Arndt wanted us to realise that winning
and losing isn't important, life is about
having family to support you.