The Breakfast Club Character Traits

Topics: The Catcher in the Rye, To Kill a Mockingbird, Last Day of the Last Furlough, Harper Lee / Pages: 2 (446 words) / Published: May 16th, 2017
The Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club has a few characters, whom are portrayed with different personalities. There is Andrew Clark, the athlete; Claire Standish, the princess; Allison Reynolds, the lonely girl; Brian Johnson, the nerd; and John Bender, the criminal. Each one has unique characteristics, that set them apart from each other. My personal favorite out the entire bunch, would be John Bender, the criminal. Bender has a different attire, then the rest of the adolescents. He wears plenty of clothing, including a red scarf when he is outside. Bender also wears long sleeved shirts, with jeans. When he is outside he wears a trench coat as well. In contrast, Andrew Clark, likes to wear loose clothing without sleeves. In the beginning of …show more content…
He begins to explain how his father disregards him and doesn’t care about him, and the only time his father seems to truly care, is when he is competing. Andrew further elaborates how all his father wants from him, is to win. Similarly, earlier in the movie Bender explains his own home life. After hearing Andrew explaining how his father is like, Bender says how he thinks his old man and Andrew’s old man should come together and bowl. Why Bender said this is due to how his father treats him. Bender explains to the other teenagers that his father doesn’t care for him whatsoever. And how that other kids may receive cool gifts for Christmas, but he gets cigarettes from his father. He continues explaining how some kids may be grounded for doing something wrong, but if he just spills a little paint in the garage, his father goes up to him and burns him with a cigar. The other teenagers begin to understand why Bender is so disrespectful and rude. Conversely, Claire, the princess, gets everything she wants, and is always hanging out with the cool kids in the school. Towards the end of the movie, Bender and all of the other teenagers, begin to like each other, seeing that all of them have problems with their parents,

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