Socs After the movie, Cherry and Ponyboy share their thoughts on the differences between Greasers and Socs, and Ponyboy is surprised to find that they have similarities, too. After the rumble, Dally and Ponyboy go to see Johnny, who dies, telling Pony never to lose his spirit. Terrified and angry, Johnny stabs Bob to death. Resolution The resolution is not always happy, but it does complete the story. Cherry says she is unwilling to visit Johnny in the hospital because he killed her boyfriend. Pony calls her a traitor, but after she explains herself they end on good terms.
In this part of the book analysis I will give some more details about the plot development. Terrified, Johnny stabs Bob, killing him. When Pony and Two-Bit then visit Dally in his room, Pony thinks of Dally as his buddy for the first time. The author has created the personality of the characters through the descriptions of Ponyboy-the narrator-and through their actions. For a time, Ponyboy feels listless and empty. One problem is how Ponyboy has to grow up without parents.
I didn't want anyone to get a flat tire. The reader can find this kind of descriptions almost everywhere in the story, but especially in the beginning. It is not a review and should not contain the opinions of the author. If you are an outsider it means you don't fit in with what is considered normal. When Dallas comes to find them, they tell him they want to turn themselves in. That evening there is a big fight between the greasers and the Socs, which the greasers win. The story is told in by teenaged protagonist Ponyboy Curtis.
The writing is clear and easy to understand. Ponyboy reveals that he isn't, in fact, delusional—he was just pretending he killed Bob in order to cope with the grief of losing Johnny. Ponyboy finds a letter that Johnny wrote for him before he died. The greasers have good reason to fear the Socs, a group of whom beat their friend Johnny so badly that he began to carry a switchblade wherever he went. One night at the drive-in theater, Ponyboy, Johnny, Two-Bit, and Dally meet and , two Soc girls whose boyfriends have left them there.
Cherry spurns Dally's rude advances, but Ponyboy ends up speaking civilly with Cherry, emotionally connecting with a Soc for the first time in his life. The following morning, the newspapers proclaim Ponyboy and Johnny heroes. A bunch of little kids are trapped inside, and Pony, Johnny, and Dally save them. When he wakes up in ambulance, one of the teachers tells him that in spite of Dally's heroism in pulling Johnny from the flames, Johnny is in critical condition. Pony passes out from shock, weakness, and injuries sustained in the rumble. Race relations were changing dramatically as the Civil Rights Movement drew attention to systematic and pervasive discrimination against African Americans. He gives them some money and a gun and tells them to get on a train to Windrixville and hide out in a deserted church.
Ponyboy wakes up in bed at home. Ponyboy is in denial and Dally storms off, leaving Ponyboy without a ride home. The things that Ponyboy and his brother did, I would never dream of doing. He is Chased to the vacant lot by the cops. In 1988, the American Library Association awarded her the Margaret A.
The novel is the story of a traumatic time in the life of a recently orphaned fourteen-year-old boy named Ponyboy Curtis. Ponyboy, a good student, and an athlete to boot, feels like everything he does is wrong in Darry's eyes. They sit behind a pair of attractive Soc girls. Could a girl write this? The book was based on the social problems she witnessed at her Tulsa high school. Johnny and Pony don't think twice about helping.
The neighborhood where the gang lives is a place that fits the plot well, and helps to understand it. Dally pretty much drags Pony to the hospital to see Johnny. They hop a train to their hideout, a church in the country. Schuester, a spanish teacher, wants to restart Glee Club after the previous teacher was fired. Maybe we couldn't have Corvairs or madras shirts, but we could have hair. He feels that, for the first time, he and his two brothers form a family.
Plot diagrams allow students to pick out major themes in the text, trace changes to major characters over the course of the narrative, and hone their analytic skills. Hamlet acts crazy while waiting for the right moment to kill his uncle, but his uncle is spying on him and guesses the truth. Because I do know that a Story can have for example only one Plot or Multiple Plots. Dally runs up to join the rumble and helps Pony fight one of the Socs. To conclude I would like to say that the book has made me see the way people that are living on the streets-in the wrong side of the town- behave and feel within themselves.