Rebels Without a Cause
Jim stark is lonely because he has no friends. The main reason he has no friends is because his parents are constantly moving every time one little thing goes wrong. He feels like he can't talk to his parents because they are constantly fighting.
Wants a Male Role Model
He gets mad because his dad never stands up for himself against his wife. He's not very good with words so when his dad is on the ground picking up food and wearing a woman's apron, he is unable to tell his dad to take get up and take it off. He just has a look of disgust on his face. He also wants a straight answer from his dad about keeping his honor but his dad won't give him one. Jim snaps and attacks his dad.
Feels the Need to Keep His Honor
He gets pissed every time the other guys call him a chicken. When he is fighting with Buzz at the planetarium he also wants a fair fight with him without using knives. Also, he went to the cliff to do the chickie run even though he knew it was wrong. He did it to keep his dignity.