The Outsiders Essay, Research Paper
12. Ponyboy liked his hair so much because it looked like Soda s and it also
made him look tuff.
13. Johnny thought that Dally was gallant because Dally just takes what
comes his way. Like when Two Bit broke the school windows and the fuzz
thought it was Dally, Dally just took the rap and never ratted on his friend.
14. Ponyboy understood the way Johnny felt and that was the best way to
emphasize it. I think the poem ment everything must change and that good
and bad doesn t last forever.
15. Ponyboy, Johnny and Soda were the only ones of the gang who
understood things like that and appreciated them.
16. Dear Pony
I don t understand whats going on, but I miss you and I am very sorry
about hitting you the other night. The fuzz is after you and Johnny they think
you guys killed a socs. Is it true? Dally seems to be the only one who knows
what s going on, but you know him, he wont even tell us. Please come home
Ponyboy I miss you.
17. It made things more intense so the Greasers had to walk in groups so
they wouldn t be jumped by the socs.
18. Johnny didn t want to spend his life running from the cops just because
he defended himself.
Ponyboy Curtis and John Cade were brought into hospitals yesterday
after making an heroic rescue of several young school children in a burning
abandoned church. The police have been looking for these two boys for
about a week because they are wanted for the murder a wealthy boy named
Bob. The two young men were returning to the church they had been hiding
out at when they saw the smoke and all the kids outside. They heard that
there was still some kids in it and they ran inside and heroically rescued
them. Ponyboy is now out of the hospital with non serious burns, but John is
still in the hospital under serious condition. As for the murder charges, they
have been dropped. After talking to John, Ponyboy and friends that Bob was
with at the time, We have come up with this; John and Ponyboy were in a
park during the middle of the night when Bob and several of his friends
arrived in their car, drunk. They were angry because Ponyboy and John were
hanging out with their girlfriend s. They assaulted Ponyboy and John and
tried drowning Ponyboy. John had no choice but to stab Bob which ended
up killing him.
John is currently in hospital, but he lives with his mother and his father
on the east side of the town.
Ponyboy is currently living with his two older brothers since his
parents died in an auto wreck; Sodapop and Darrel. Darrel is is oldest
brother and he is currently working two steady jobs. Sodapop is the
in-between brother an he s working in one job. Their is talk that Sodapop
and Ponyboy may be put in foster homes, but nothing is for certain.