Julian is a very popular kid. He is also a bully that always hates August. Julian is constantly trying to bully August and lots of people are on his side. He created a war against August and eventually got kicked out of the school.
Julian is influenced by August because he always wants to bully him. Julian also has friends that help him bully August. But his friends eventually turned into August’s friends at the end of the school year.
Julian is tied to part of the theme that is do not be a bully. He is tied up to the theme because he is a bully. He tried not to bully August when they first met, but he thought that August is a freak and hated him.