But, his dad was getting beat up and him or his dad could not move. And when his dad disappears over night, he did not care about life anymore. He cared for his dad to a great extent. Also, when the dentist wanted his gold crown out of his mouth. He did not want to go so he made up an excuse not to get it removed.
In the novel, Finney repeatedly refuses to listen to the facts of Gene breaking Finney’s leg because he “do[esn’t] care,” (Knowles 151). Because Finney wouldn’t listen, he ran out and ends up breaking his own leg, and since he is reluctant to face reality, he gets sent to the hospital. Likewise, during the movie, even when Neil is not allowed to participate in the play, because of his strong passion for acting he still goes on with his part, though it upsets his father deeply (Dead Poets’ Society). Because Neil acts in the play, it causes his father to be infuriated with him, and Finney’s father decides to ship him off to another school. Both examples show how each of the boys are opposed to face their own realities, and because of this they end up hurting themselves.
At this point this becomes crucial, because the Nazi oppression in the concentration camps makes it harder for any relationship. It is shocking to Elie on many occasions, the cruelty sons show their fathers in many of the barracks. He says of this particular boy, “I saw one of thirteen beating his father because the latter had not made his bed properly. The old man was crying softly while the boy shouted, “If you don’t stop crying I shan’t bring you any more bread. Do you understand?” This event serves a warning to Elie not to lose his sense of compassion towards his father so that they can remain close and continue supporting each other because without each other neither of them will survive.
He is a victim of favoritism, and because of never being the one with the attention he has learned not to be like his bad father and his brother by teaching himself what is right in others eyes, not the eyes of his dad. At the opening of the story, Wes is described as a “boring” sheriff of a small town in Montana. Wes had attended law school but forcefully had to take over his father’s position of county sheriff. It was evident that this was not an ideal position for him. Because of his position rather than his brother’s, he experiences jealousy and is a victim of favoritism.
Against his father’s will, Eliezer is into learning religious mysticism such as the Kabbalah. Despite this, Eliezer finds a sensitive and challenging teacher in Moishe the Beadle, a local pauper. Their relationship was like every normal teacher and student. Soon the Hungarians banish all foreign Jews, including Moishe. After several months, Moishe escapes the German captors, and goes back to Sighet to warn his people about how the deportation trains were handed over to the Gestapo but no one believes him.
After Blockalteste told Elie that he is in a concentration camp, he shouldn’t care about anyone else except himself even his old father. Elie began to thinks about what Blockaltest had told him, “Too late to save your old father----You could have two ration of bread, two rations of soup----“(111). When the SS officer was beating his father in front of Elie. Normally human been would protect his father getting hurt, but he chose to do nothing and just watched his old father getting whipped, because he was afraid to get hurt. Next morning when Elie found out his father got took away, he didn't weep anymore.
When John Hickam sees his son and enquires to how the football training went, close camera angles show us the disappointment that Homer experiences on his face and as the camera cuts back to John we see how he thinks his son is weak. But as Homer’s dad says that he can work in the mine Joe Johnston deliberately cuts back to Homer to show the viewer that Homer’s face is forlorn and has a very stern expression-he does not want to work in the mine. The father and son have very different views and it is what is making the relationship that exists are very strained one. Other camera angles in this scene consistently show John Hickam being higher and bigger than Homer. As the scene continues, this technique
Prisoners were also forced to watch others get hanged. Every now and then there had been selection where the prisoners had to run. If there number had gotten written down, they were lead into gas chambers and died. In the middle of a snowstorm, the prisoners had been forced to march to Gleiwitz. Many died and were trampled because they gave out.
Jess isn’t safe at school, nobody wants to talk to him and he was terribly raped by school football players. Jess wasn’t safe while working in the factory, because everybody wanted to find something from him and tease him as a joke. The time they found he had “close relationship” with another female worker, Jess was asked to leave the factory. Jess was always the target of police men when they wash up gay bars. He most likely got beaten up or his life can be at risk.
So Gene is left with no other solution, but to forget about the accident. When Gene finally came back to the academy he decided to be an assistant senior crew manager, because he felt guilt and decided not to play sports. The usual crew managers are often kids with disabilities. So, when Quakenbush made fun of Gene, and he believed that his ignorance over those summers’ events was somehow insulting to Finny. So, Gene decided to take matter into his own hands and got into a physical confrontation with Quakenbush, for that moment he was Finny‘s protector.