Essay on Analysis Of The Book ' The Breakfast Club '

1398 Words Dec 24th, 2016 6 Pages
Brian: The Relatable Nerd
High school: the time in everyone’s life where they can experience new things about themselves and the world around them. “The best four years of your life” people say. But is it really? For Brian Johnson, that is not the case necessarily. Between juggling the weight of his multiple academic clubs, his academic success, and maintaining his reputation in his parent’s eyes Brian seems to have a pretty busy life. But one Saturday that all changes. Surrounded by a group of unlikely friends, his perspective slowly changes. Brian Johnson, from John Hughes’ film The Breakfast Club, provides not only comic relief, but also gives the audience a relatable character to follow throughout his journey through one Saturday spent in detention. Brian is portrayed as a nerd, through not only what the others say about him and his academic performance, but also through the little details of his personality and wardrobe. He is dressed in a simple green sweater and khaki pants accompanied by a pair of tennis shoes. His lunch is also quite simple; a tupperware container of soup, an apple juice box, and a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with the crusts cut off. A “nutritious lunch” packed for him by his mother, indicating that he relies on his mother heavily, maybe because he seems like a younger student. He is especially stereotyped correctly when he admits he is in multiple academic clubs. “I 'm in the math club, the Latin club and the physics club.... We sit around…

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