As they walk, Ponyboy and Cherry talk about Ponyboy's brothers. Pony is ready to go home permanently. Pony and Johnny hear shouting from inside the church and they run over there. Bilbo rejoins the dwarves after escaping the goblin cave. The Outsiders Chapters 3-4 Summary: Chapter 3 Ponyboy, Two-Bit, and Johnny walk to Two-Bit's house with Cherry and Marcia so that they can give the girls a ride home.
Dally tells Pony and Johnny to stay in the car, but they both ignore him. Miss Maudie makes the best cakes in the neighborhood, and best of all, shares them with the three kids. Johnny pushes Ponyboy out of the window, and then Ponyboy hears Johnny scream. Acting on instinct, he and Johnny climb into the burning building through a window. It really is great, its my favorite book, i read it a few times a week. Pony sees tears in his brother's eyes and thinks about how Darry never cried, even when their parents died.
They all state Johnny killed him. Dally avoids the question as long as he is able, but then has to admit to Johnny that, no, his parents have not asked about him. She felt she owed them. Summary The Outsiders is narrated by the main character, Ponyboy Curtis. Kids Are Trapped in There! Ponyboy is living in denial. It is especially frightening to adolescents who use the group mentality as a barometer of their own self worth.
Flashback: Scout's Uncle Jack has a history of flirting with Miss Maudie, though in a joking way. He has to go to court to testify about the events surrounding it, and is acquitted and allowed to continue living with Darry and Soda, rather than being sent to a boys' home. Ponyboy wakes up in an ambulance with Jerry Wood, a teacher and the bystander whom Ponyboy spoke with before rushing into the burning church. When he regains consciousness, he is lying on the pavement next to Johnny and Bob is dead. A Soc grabs Ponyboy and holds his head under the frigid water of the fountain. When Dally arrives, Johnny asks about his parents; he is hurt to learn that his parents have not even inquired about him. The doctor, who had been checking up on him every day, talks to the judge before the hearing starts.
Pony saves several children and jumps out the window. The robin appears as Mary walks on. There is an awkward silence between them and Bella begins to ask about the others. He finds out that Dally only has a few minor injuries, but Johnny is still unconscious and badly hurt. The whole town thinks the boys are heroes.
The whole gang runs to the vacant lot, and sees Dally approaching from the other side, followed by cop cars. Then Percy realizes that Gro … ver is half goat satyr. A woman shouts that some of the children are missing inside the church. His brothers arrive at the hospital, and when Ponyboy sees Darry crying, he realizes that Darry doesn't hate him- he loves him so much to the point of over protecting him. When Johnny returns from purchasing supplies--and a copy of Gone with the Wind--they decide to cut their hair and bleach Pony's.
Ponyboy realizes he is crying, and that he hasn't seen him cry in years. Itching for a confrontation, Tom seizes upon Daisy's suggestion that they should all go to New York together. She said that she would testify that the Socs were drunk and looking for trouble and that Johnny only acted out of self-defense. As the roof starts to crumble, Johnny shoves Ponyboy out of the window ahead of himself. Johnny rushes into the church to save the children, followed by Pony. To remedy some of her guilt, she gives the Greasers some insight into the Socs's plans. It really is great, its my favorite book, i read it a few times a week.
Pauline Bonaparte accompanies Leclerc, her army general husband, to Haiti. Pony begins to laugh at that idea. Without thinking, Ponyboy and Johnny run toward the fire. The church is burning, kids are missing, and Johnny, at least, thinks they're to blame. A group of school children and their teachers are there, and the teachers realize that some children are caught in the burning building. Pony must fight back the tears when he sees his unconscious friend. The hearing before the judge doesn't go the way Ponyboy thought it would.
The conversation turns to Jacob and what he was thinking the other day to make Edward so uncomfortable. Ponyboy explains that the dreams began when the boys' parents died, though they had lately seemed to taper off. Ponyboy is passed out for awhile,and at the end of the chapter he is reunited with darry and sodapop. He is said to not only have irresistible qualities that appeal to black women, but also the ability to captivate men. The Socs who beat up Johnny, tried to drown him, and was killed for his actions against both of them. He notices how easy it is to talk to Cherry. Complaining of her boredom, Daisy asks Gatsby if he wants to go into the city.
Ponyboy and Johnny get on a train, and Ponyboy goes to sleep. He and Johnny lift the children out of the window. They are subsequently killed upon Napoleon's orders. Ponyboy hugs Darry and apologizes to him, and has the feeling that everything will be okay once he returns home. Based on the sophistication of the story and the development of the characters, the book would be best used in an upper primary or lower secondary class - where it would support a solid exploration of a range of narrative elements. Johnny announces that he … thinks he and Ponyboy should turn themselves in to the police.