The Breakfast Club (Continued)
Bender intimidates the group at the beginning of the day with his audacity as he continuously makes demeaning remarks and disrespects Mr. Vernon, the principal, by talking back and mocking him. As Richard Vernon leaves, Bender is the first to defy his no talking rule and quickly returns to his belittling remarks directed at the rest of the group. As Bender encroaches on everyone’s last nerve, “Why do you have to insult everyone,” escapes from Andrew’s mouth in a very frustrated tone. As Bender stares Andrew down he lets out, “I’m being honest a
. I would expect you to know the difference.”
Bender’s “honesty” at first, leads to more tension and fighting.
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