Rodrick is Manny and Greg’s older brother. Like many teenagers, he doesn’t want to have much to do with his mom and dad. For instance, when his mom tries to dance along to his music (to support his interests and connect with him), Rodrick turns it off in frustration. Rodrick loves music and plays in a heavy metal band, which Greg finds very annoying. Rodrick’s other hobby is picking on Greg and playing pranks on him. During the summer, for example, he woke Greg up and 3:00 A.M. and convinced him that it was time for school and he had slept through the entire summer.
Rodrick Heffley Character Timeline in Diary of a Wimpy Kid
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...fright, and the student who plays Toto brings a book onstage. Greg is embarrassed that Rodrick has come to see him sing. Perhaps even worse, Manny shouts “bubby,” potentially making the... (full context)
...he is better off without having to carry around Rowley’s “dead weight,” socially. Looking through Rodrick’s old middle school yearbook, Greg sees superlatives like “Most Popular” and “Most Talented.” He decides... (full context)