MBTI Type: ESFJ
Enid is everything that Wednesday is not—highly sensitive and emotional, concerned with what others think about her, sharing of her feelings (she tells almost all of her woes and thoughts to Thing, while they give each other makeovers), and the Queen Bee of the school. She is animated and expressive, but also heavily reliant on what others say about her. She dreads her parents coming, because she knows they are going to pressure her about not having “wolfed out yet,” and she feels self-conscious about it. Enid struggles to know how to deal with them, and it takes courage for her to assert herself and tell them that she has no intention of going to a special summer camp to learn how to be something other than she is. Enid also has certain expectations about her relationships—she stands up for Wednesday because “that’s what friends are supposed to do.” I also see her lack of innovation on ruthlessly winning the team games until Wednesday shows her what to do as inferior Ti. She doesn’t know how Bianca keeps winning, or how to be ruthless enough to defeat her; it’s only after her new friend joins their team (Enid is delighted, because having everyone do things together under a banner of team spirit makes her happy) that Enid feels it’s okay to sabotage the other canoe. Though Enid is warm and friendly and likable (and admits freely to all of her feelings, including blurting ot to the boy she likes that she wants him to ask her out on a date), she is also somewhat … well, short-sighted. She gets asked out by a boy to the dance, and never thinks he has ulterior motives until he pulls a prank on everyone that ruins her brand new dress with red paint. She is frivolous and mostly thinks about sensory things—makeovers, shopping, pretty dresses, and “belonging” to clubs. Enid never once suspects there’s a secret society at the school, but is angry when she finds out about it—and learns she wasn’t invited, but everyone else she knows is in it. She is everything her new roommate is not—interested in “superficial” things like clothes, boys, and makeovers; whenever she’s upset, she comforts herself with shopping, going places, and doing things. She decorates their room in pretty, soft colors, and gets annoyed with Wednesday’s doom and gloom scenarios. She’s highly active and social, deeply involved in the school activities, and remains cheerful despite Wednesday’s protestations. Enid is good at doing things for people, but not always in getting a true read on them—she throws a surprise birthday party for Wednesday, ignoring the fact that her friend won’t like it, because it’s what most people do for birthdays.
Enneagram: 2w3 so/sp
Enid clearly comes from the positive triad (which includes 2, 7, and 9) because she is all rainbows and puppies and sunshine, and assumes life is going to be wonderful and that she will become best friends with her new roommate. She doesn’t mind the rumors around her, or the fact that she doesn’t want to be friends, because she’s always optimistically looking for a way forward—greeting every day with the expectancy that good things are going to happen to her, and eager to connect to others, be included, appreciated, and seen. Even when stuff goes wrong, she finds a way to insist it will be okay (she hasn’t wolfed out yet, but it will happen when it’s meant to). She assumes by showing Wednesday around, defending her, and putting up with her, she can earn her friendship and behavior, but is also a bit annoyed when Wednesday doesn’t adhere to her expectations of what a good friend “should” be. Enid also shows super-ego tendencies, in that she feels she ought to be loyal to her new friend, and show up for her and defend her, because that’s what a good friend does, and she resents it that Wednesday doesn’t appear to do the same for her. She moves out of their room temporarily after a fight, but comes back out of an inability to leave the friendship. She urges Wednesday to become more connected to her friends, to get socially involved, and to participate in a meaningful way, and under her influence, “cheats” and sabotages a rival boat in a competition, showing her occasional 3ish desire to “win at any cost.” Enid gets upset that Bianca has outdone them every year, and can’t wait to even the score. She’s also adaptable and tries to appeal to other people almost constantly. She’s anxious around her parents, because she feels she is letting them down by not having achieved her full potential yet.