Hinton describes Johnny as, “A little dark puppy that has been kicked too many times and lost his crowd of strangers” (11). This is because Johnny 's parents are abusive: his mother verbally and his father physically. Both parents are neglectful, and the lack of parental love is the base of his self-esteem problems. He was only looking for acceptance, especially from Dallas Winston. Dally was his role model, a tough hoodlum, who also went through some personality changes.
Even though he killed some one he was still saving Pony. Pony thinks “Next thing I knew I woke up on the pavement beside the fountain”(p.56) after he almost drown. Johnny saved Pony from being drowned. He helped Pony get the kids out of the burning church. This quote from the book states Johnny saved kids from dying in a burning church“the door was blocked by flames, pushed open the window and tossed out the nearest kid.”(p.92) It shows that he saved kids from burning in a church.
Two Bit asks Ponyboy,“‘You really would have used that bottle wouldn’t you?’” Ponyboy was an emotional wreck after losing his friends, and was no longer afraid of the Socs. Johnny also went through many changes during the duration of the book. At the beginning of the book he is described as “scared of his own shadow”. Ponyboy didn’t think much of him and thought of him as, “...a little dark puppy that has been kicked too many times and is lost in a crowd of strangers.” Johnny is considered the pet of the group.
For that reason, Randy told Pony about his opinion of Bob. Bob could be really sweet and caring but he was reckless. Furthermore, his parents gave him whatever he desired, and he was just looking for someone to say no. Finally, Pony realized that a fellow Greaser, Dally, would jump people for fun just like the Socs do. Similarly, he realized that Dally wasn’t so different from the Socs, so maybe all the Socs weren’t so bad.
After a while the church caught on fire and kids were trapped inside. Johnny saved them, but injured himself badly. Then, Johnny died as a hero. In this story, Johnny saved Ponyboy from drowning in a fountain by killing a Soc. Also, when the church caught on fire Johnny took the chance and saved kids who were trapped.
Having a sibling or multiple can be painstaking at points but it can also a relationship that nobody can tear apart. I have a sibling and we have the greatest bond of all time. We share many of the same characteristics as Lyman and Henry. “The Red Convertible” is a great example of two brothers who love eachother but the war has torn them apart. After researching Louise Erdrich 's life and reading “The Red Convertible”, the best literary elements of the short-story are the car in general, the raging waters, and the boots filling up with water to drown Henry.
As the old man quietly wept, the boy was yelling: If you don’t stop crying instantly, I will no longer bring you bread. Understood? (pg 63)” This boy like Elie lost his childhood too early and became cruel and evil through the horrors of the camps. Anne Frank, Jeanne Wakatsuki, and Elie Wiesel, all face different struggles as they were coming of age in the war and though different drastically, we can see how they all dealt with it and what it did to their lives. For Anne it meant death, but for survivors such as Jeanne and Elie, it meant facing a terrifying experience which for Jeanne meant feeling out a place in her own home and for Elie meant the loss of his family.
children thrown into flames. This shows us the horrific slaughter house of new-born babies or children being killed and witnessed by million other Jews and it is too horrible and not human like to be true. "never shall I forget" brings sadness, tragic emotions and change in faith. His faith was slaughtered before him with all the terror that was happening in the camps, even though he was still trying to survive he only did it for his dad he did not know what would happen to him or if he will survive the holocaust his faith was just
Inside The Outsiders Brothers are always the closest one to each other. During all the difficulty, the brotherhood between Ponyboy and Darry have changed a lot. Although sometimes they have some misunderstanding, they always care about each other. In S.E.Hinton’s The Outsiders, the relationship between Darry and Ponyboy changes from conflict to emotional, and finally understanding. At the first part of the story, there are some conflicts between Ponyboy and Darry.
On another note, Siddhartha's loss wounds his heart. Not from Kamala, but from his son. He truly loved his son. Siddhartha knew letting his son go was the right thing to do, yet he was miserable. In chapter 10, Siddhartha admitted to this misery, “He felt deep love for the runaway boy, like a wound, and yet felt at the same time that this wound was not intended to fester in him, but that it should heal.” (Hesse 126).
One boy wrote about how much he wished that the country could be democratic. The next day, both the student and the teacher disappeared. Then, we learned how Beli messed up with Trujillo’s family but managed to survive. We also learned that Beli’s parents were cursed by Trujillo, too. Everyone who was close to her father were dead including his mistress, and his two beautiful daughters.
When my father was a child, my grandmother bought him Dr. Seuss books. Every night my grandma would read to my father. Once my father knew how to read, he would read stories to my grandma. He traded the Dr. Seuss books in for a series of books that held various fairytales. When my father went to college he kept the Dr. Seuss and fairytale books.
Johnny pretty much considers his friends (the greasers) his family since he is ignored by his alcoholic mother. When Johnny became a greaser that meant he was now enemies with the socs which they had rumbles and fights with. Johnny was smaller than the rest with jet black hair, he always had a suspicious look in his eye. Ponyboy described Johnny as “A little puppy that had been kicked too
For example texting and driving, you choose to text or reply back and in most cases it caused deaths of not only you but other people involved. In the story Ponyboy decided to go into the abandoned church, which was on fire, to help get the kids stuck inside get out, Johnny chose to follow and help. Right before Johnny was exiting the church a piece of timber fell on his back which caused his back to be broken and he was burned severely. Johnny ended up not making it and in his letter he said “Listen, I don’t mind dying now. It’s worth it.