Bullying Adolescents

The film Bully is about a group of obviously trouble adolescents who viciously murder a friend that bullies them. One of the main Character’s is Marty Puccio, has been friends with Bobby Kent since they were kids and Bobby became very violent and started to bully Marty. Later in the movie, Bobby and Marty who works at a sub shop meets these two girls, Lisa and Ali. Marty and Lisa instantly form a relationship as boyfriend and girlfriend. Lisa witnesses how badly Bobby treats Marty and comes up with a plan to kill him after she is impregnated by Marty. Though Marty is the one most abused by Bobby, he has also tormented Ali, Lisa, and their friends so they all decided to take part in the ...

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and I doubt they knew what their children were doing.
Marty the most tormented one by Bobby I felt was the most ignored and lonely person out of all the characters. In the movie, his parents did not really care about what was going on in life. Even when he confronted them about moving, because he was not happy they laughed it off and said they were not going to move because of how he feels. This type of parenting according to Arnett is called Disengaged. His parent’s did not really expect much from him, they did not show him much love, or concern for his problems. They did not even bother to ask him what was troubling him or how they could have help. His parents were concerned about their selves and they jobs. As a result, Marty brought it among himself to do something even though he did not come up with the idea of murdering Bobby. In response to his parents’ lack of any rules, Marty engaged in drugs, and sex early and delinquent behaviors. If his parents were more engaged in ...

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Added: 4/17/2011 06:13:26 PM
Submitted By: dnoel_08
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