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In the movie Lean on Me East Side High School was labeled a cauldron of violence After the school was designated the harsh term Joe Clark a African American male became the head principal and changed the school around Lean on Me is a story of hope development love hate and dependence Mr Clark was looked at as a father figure friend strict with a harsh attitude who helped heal strengthen and bring to life a struggling high school in New Jersey Lean on Me is a moving and powerful movie but I want to discuss the deeper real personality of Joe Clark and how he treated others First Joe Clark got the name Crazy Joe but he did not get the name out of the blue In the movie he was a violent angry and was set in his own ways and beliefs His wife left him and the one friend he had was his reflective signs of horrendous behavior He walked around the school with a baseball bat rather than a clipboard or briefcase The fear that he earned is more prevalent than the respect that the students and teachers have for him He liked to be known as HNIC the head nigger in charge His absurd manners were strongly disliked by his fellow colleagues He insulted teachers in front of the students and fired them when they did comply with his harsh rules The first disturbing aspect of this movie is Joe Clarks personality although he changes around the school he does it in a bizarre and vicious manner Another bizarre aspect of the movie is how the director portrays East Side High After there is a time change from the 60s to the 80s East Side transformed from a nice well-kept and clean school to a graffiti filled prison like school that resembles an alleyway not a high school There are fights in the hallway and the bathrooms every time class
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