The narrative does not tell us if Joseph fought fought his brothers. Did he yell from the base of the cistern? "I'm going to get you for this! You'll pay for this big time! Don't you remember my dreams?" Did he try to climb out? Did he fall to the bottom with a loud thud? The text uses the words "threw him into the cistern." Here is an interlinear bible where you can check each Hebrew words for your self. Verse 24 uses the the word "threw" to describe what his brothers did to him. And it is very consistent with the Hebrew word /shalak/. He was thrown into the cistern, however, the narrative does not tell us his response.
The narrative does not tell us at all if Joseph fought the wandering merchants in the desert. Did he weep? Cry? Claw? Scream? Yell? Was he overcome with terrors in the night? Was he marked? Branded? Pierced with an earmarking to identify his lowly position in society?
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The narrative does not tell us what it may have looked like to be sold yet again--this time to Potiphar. Did he try to speak up and say that he was wrongly treated? That this was all some crazy misunderstanding? Did he look at slavery as a better place that what he had to return to? He knew is family wanted to kill him. Maybe he resigned himself to the fact that this may be the best thing for him right now. Here is some additional reading if you are curious about the historical concept of slavery in ancient Egypt: 1, 2, 3, 4.