Cherry always thought that the class division was pointless and recognized that there was good and bad on both sides of town, but couldn't bring herself to visit Johnny in the hospital out of loyalty to Bob. Ponyboy loves reading books ,watching movies, and sunsets. He was timid and anxious, good and a rumble and kept his mouth shut good around the fuzz. Dally continues to be consumed by anger and revenge. After talking with Cherry, what reason does Pony finally give for the separation between Greasers and Socs? She didn't have a real good home or anything and was our kind-greaser-but she was a real nice girl. The relationship between these two boys is very interdependent. That time when we were in Windrixville was the only time I've ever been away from my neighborhood.
Why were Cherry and Marcia alone at the drive-in? Ponyboy grows up on the poorer side of town, but he is fortunate to always have a family to care for him. The Soc, Randy, also comes to this conclusion and shows real humanity for the first time. He was the gangs pet. Poor Johnny has a really rough life. He is 17 and works at the gas station with Soda. Bob is mortified to see his girlfriend, Cherry, walking with a bunch of Greasers.
Johnny's father is abusive and hits him when he comes in the house. I- I'm sorry I got you away from this party and all but I just don't know what to do, man. He had big black eyes in a dark tanned face; his hair was jet-black and heavily greased and combed to the side, but it was so long that it fell in shaggy bangs across his forehead. The Outsiders is a novel written by S. There's still lots of good in the world.
They shared a lot of the same interests, and their friendship grew within the few weeks they were in Windrixville. Johnny is the youngest of the gang other than his best friend Ponyboy Curtis. He always has a nervous, suspicious look in his eyes. I've been thinking about it, and that poem, that guy that wrote it. Johnny was a scared boy that carried a switch blade everywhere he went just in case he had to pull it out and kill somebody just like he did in The Outsiders then Johnny also is described as a puppy dog in The Outsiders. He meant you are gold when you're a kid, like green. It would've been very hard for him to live with himself if he hadn't tried to help and the kids had then died.
Jerry Wood The overweight man at the church fire. I don't think he knows. Just the way I like them! When Ponyboy gets sick, Darry has to work overtime to pay the bills stays home from work to take care of him rushes him back to the. He never really says anything back when someone says something about him until the night at the drive in movie. After being involved in so much violence, it probably made him feel clean and new, at least to some degree. Hinton uses her characters and their actions to persuade us that you cannot label someone until you know them and what they have been through.
It was worth saving those little kids. Buck Merril Dally's rodeo partner, a man in his mid 20s. Johnny's courageous acts and words, as well as his premature death, inspire Ponyboy to write about his experiences and to pursue a better path in his life. O'Brient One of the schoolteachers who was picnicking with the children when the church caught on fire. He was the gang's pet, everyone's kid brother. The Socs have all the breaks and get a lot of respect too.
Dally Winston wanted to be dead and he always got what he wanted. By the time Johnny learned these lessons, it was too late for him, but not for Ponyboy. In The Outsiders they too are divided socially by attitudes, money, and lifestyles. What had happened to Johnny prior to the time of this story? Johnny Cade - A sixteen … -year-old greaser with black hair and large, fearful eyes. Johnny is 16, a close friend to Ponyboy, and beloved by the entire gang. Lesson Summary Hurt, sad, and scared describes Johnny Cade throughout most of the story of The Outsiders.
Johnny can stay away from home for long periods of time and nobody seems to care or notice, in sharp contrast to Pony's situation. This example alone reveals Johnny's quiet, timid personality. Since his parents do not care for him, Johnny sees the greasers as his true family. Johnny admired Dallas because 'Dally' had grown up in the same type of environment, but never seemed to be afraid of anything. Johnny Cade's character traits in S. Ponyboy Fourteen-year-old Pony boy is the youngest among the Curtis brothers and also among the gang of greasers. He is handsome, with black hair, and wears three heavy rings; he used them before the story started to cut up Johnny's face.