He always does what's best for the group. Overview Ponyboy Curtis walks from the movie theatre one day. There's still lots of good in the world. He tells Darry to stop being so hard on Ponyboy and he tells pony to use his head, he make … s them agree to stop fighting and they do, then they hug, and then they go home. I wondered for a long time how to start that theme, how to start writing about something that was important to me.
This story has a lot of issues that are going to be talked about in this paper such as the realism, the conflicts, the characters, Hintons style, the themes, etc. The characters should not be classified and placed into specific social groups because different classes can lead to conflict between people, cause… 1014 Words 5 Pages How can two people whose lives are so different have so much in common? He sees that Two-Bit is the wisecracker, Darry the natural leader, and Dally the dangerous hood. I don't think he knows. However, her love for Bob keeps her from visiting Johnny in the hospital before his death. Ponyboy and Cherry become comfortable with eachother and discuss the social class situation between the socs and greasers, a situation both find unfair.
Sodapop loved Mickey Mouse as if he was Soda's horse, and Mickey Mouse loved Soda; he'd only come when Soda called. He is smart at school, but sometimes he just doesn't think properly. He is a heavy smoker and a fast runner. Darry tries his best to push Pony boy to the right thing but does it an a way that makes Pony despise him. Cherry calls him dreamy, and they bond over books and sunsets.
There is always going to be conflict anywhere someone looks, especially when it is gang related. And I finally began like this: When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman and a ride home. He then sends them off saying he'll check on them after a week or so. Lesson Summary Ponyboy Curtis is the main character and narrator of The Outsiders. He is portrayed by in the film. Bob and Randy lead the violence and tension between the Socs and the Greasers. Hinton Introduction Throughout the events that take place in S.
After The Outsiders, Ponyboy is featured in That was Then, This is Now, another book by S. His hair is said to be like his father's- dark brown that sticks out in the front of his head with a cowlick in the back. He's really, really into his hair, but he does give it up when he has to. He is only 14 years old, and admits that although he does well in school, he is sometimes unable to sufficiently think things through. However, this is only because he doesn't want to lose them to a boy's home.
However, he truly loves Johnny and is always loyal to the Greaser gang. Throughout the book it shows you the development of him becoming more mature and how he handles life's challenges without his parents. Â· He loves watching sunsets. 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. Ponyboy curtis is a quiet boy who is different from the rest of the greasers, he has light brown almost red hair and green-grayish eyes.
Ponyboy is not only younger than the other Greasers, but he is also small for his age. That night, Ponyboy lies in bed awake, recollecting his encounter with the socs. First, we learn that his brothers' fighting is really hard on Soda. Later in the novel, the situation only becomes worst. Ponyboy was very different from the other greasers.
Soon afterwards he found himself being drowned in the fountain by the Socs. Jerry Wood The overweight man at the church fire. Typically, he wears the Greaser uniform: blue jeans, t-shirts, leather jackets, and sneakers or boots, with a cigarette in his hand. I came up with these character traits:. He has long light-brown, almost red hair and greenish-grey eyes. Then they take Pony to the fountain and keep his head under water for their enjoyment and satisfaction.
Do you detect a teensy bit of a double standard at play here? She meets Ponyboy, who is a Greaser, at the drive-in movie when she and Marcia leave their boyfriends when they drink too much. He's defining his ideas about right and wrong. The three sneak in and sit down behind two soc girls, whom Dally harrasses until Johnny tells him to back off. Like his brother Darrel, he's fashion-plate handsome, and since he's a Curtis, he's smart, athletic, and hardworking to boot. First they drag Johnny to one side and kick him. The main character in the book is Rusty-James who is a high school boy that is in a gang and likes to get into fights. Part of Pony's coming-of-age happens because he sees that his talents and interest can actually connect him with people everywhere: And I decided I could tell people, beginning with my English teacher.
He is a thinker, and gets g … ood grades in school. The reader is able to see the changes in Pony's viewpoints as he is dealing with many issues that are common in an adolescent's life. Bob Sheldon The Soc who originally attacked Johnny, and then attacks both Johnny and Pony in the park. And that's worse than dead. The Socs Cherry Valance is Bob's girlfriend. Darry, the oldest, has forgone college to work and to keep the boys together. He's learning to judge character, and is using judgment to just help make sense of the world.