Find a definition on the internet, in a dictionary, or create your own based on your own knowledge. Analysis Dally's death forces readers to take another serious look at themes that are vital to understanding the novel. Without the gang, Johnny will never know love. Presumably, the Socs have come to get even with the boys for picking up their girlfriends. This is an opinion made by Ponyboy after he sees Sodapop sleeping and thinks he looks younger than 17 years old. She responds that she can't because Johnny killed Bob.
Yet, Johnny's words show us a case of deep self esteem problems; he doesn't think that his life is worth as much as the kids'. When Johnny Cade, a greaser, murders a Soc, he and his friend, Ponyboy Curtis, are on a run from law. Johnny was somewhere else—mabye asleep in the lot, or playing the pinball machine in the bowling alley, or sitting on the back steps of the church in Windrixville. On the bottom of p. Ponyboy then tells Two-Bit that he has a bad feeling about the rumble. Like the way you dig sunsets, Pony.
And that gets us into one of the trickiest territories of the novel—Johnny's killing of Bob. She witnessed the struggles of her peers, especially the violence between the different social class gangs, in school and began to write about them. The soc, Bob Sheldon, dies first. The three boys are orphaned after a car accident kills their parents and Darry is left to provide for them. Appearences He is first seen walking with Pony boy from the movies. Glossary conformity the condition or fact of being in harmony or agreement; correspondence; congruity; similarity.
Johnny wants to die knowing his actions have not changed Ponyboy, but they have and he will never be the same. The last death is Dally. But he always kept his mouth shut so that was no problem forhim. Yet despite these similarities is that Johnny Follows the rules and Dally breaks the law on purpose and when the church burnt down johnny went to help but dally did not. Now, Ponyboy pictures the Southern gentlemen looking like both Johnny and Dally.
While they try to drown Pony boy, Johnny kills one with his switch blade. Ponyboy realizes that Dally had wanted them to kill him. The three approaches to invention are kairos, stasis theory, and the topic method. Everyone in Pony's gang is banged up, but the greasers win and that is all that matters. He is lying on the pavement next to Johnny. What do you think Pony means, and what is the reason? After Johnny killed Bob, Ponyboy and Johnny went to hide out in the church.
Ponyboy asks Soda if he really asked for Darry, since he is worried that maybe he didn't, but Soda confirms that he did. Did he have other options? Johnny and Dallas were our buddies, too, but you don't just stop living because you lose someone. He realizes how precious life is and is saddened that Bob lost his life so soon. Ponyboy and Johnny get on a train, and Ponyboy goes to sleep. But how do you feel about this? One of these problems is when he struggles with remaining loyal to the Greasers and living a moral life.
Hinton's The Outsiders The unseen layers present in S. Then Ponyboy got out also, Johnny got trapped and Burning timber from the Ceiling fell on him breaking … his back and leaving him with 3rd degree burns. He cant take that Johnny died! Even though Johnny has had crummy role models, he's tries to stand up and be a good person. He's been kicked around, ignored, and abused all his life. The greasers are his true family, and they regard him as a little brother.
Dally pulls his gun out and raises it; the policemen fire at him, killing him. Ponyboy I think was just really in shock. Drugs, fights, class division, and a broken home are just a few realistic situations Hinton uses to give an honest account of teenage struggles. On the bus, Two-Bit observes that Darry is stricter with Ponyboy than his parents had been. This is the problem that Ponyboy must deal with.
His gang never uses weapons and has never really hurt anyone. He looked like a little dark puppy thathad been kicked too many times and was lost … in a crowd ofstrangers. Even Dally wouldn't say or do anything to hurt Johnny. You still have a lot of time to make yourself what you want. Ponyboy notices that Bob wears three heavy rings on his hand. In the poem, the speaker suggests that the sunrise gold is the most innocent, pure part of the day. I would think that this is because Johnny has a worse home life than anyone else in the gang.