Johnny Cade is 16 years old, a greaser, and lives in the East Side of the town which is where the poor class lives. He was not very good in school, but was a quiet boy trying his best to not get in a “mess”. He would be very nervous when talking to people/strangers he didn’t know about, especially the Socs. He died being a hero to all young and old saving lives although his life was taken away. Johnny Cade was born in March 1,1949 and died in the year of 1965.
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In the novel The Outsiders by S.E Hinton, Johnny Cade is being charged with manslaughter. He and his friend Ponyboy were caught up in a tragic predicament in which they fought five drunk Socs. A lot of people say, “Johnny was in no case to predict what would’ve happened. Ponyboy Curtis was surrounded by five drunk Socs. It was self-defense.”
Johnny Cade, one of the members of the gang called the “greasers” who died at age 16, 1949 who died from burn injuries and a broken back. Johnny’s parents didn’t want anything to do with Johnny but the gang loved Johnny for who he is, especially Dally. The gang always had each other’s back and his friends are Dallas Winston, Ponyboy, Sodapop, Darry, Two-Bit, and Steve and were in a rival with the Socs. Johnny Cade’s life accomplishments were saving Ponyboy from drowning by killing Bob (a Soc) and rescuing kids from a burning church without think twice. Johnny’s family members were Mr. Cade and Mrs. Cade who don’t care for him and ignore him but mostly the gang were his family because they cared and loved him.
Moran’s credibility stems mainly from her personal experience with her lifestyle as a prostitute. Moran used pathos in her editorial to grasp an emotional response from the reader. After a year of being an orphan under the state’s care Moran started to sell herself and eventually turned to cocaine. For several years she was mentally destroyed with low self-esteem, and has no desire to return to the streets.
The death of Johnnyleaves the audience feeling sympathy for him. Johnny indulges the tragedy of a victim of the government's propaganda into assuming a better life for him after the war. Johnny makes an effort to write in his letter to his mother the horrifying reality of war, he uses his heroic characteristic to try and convince others not to enlist in war. Some people can argue the fact that Johnny can not be portrayed as a hero for the reason in which he drank as well as enlisted for “selfish” reasons
However, he makes the choice to still act happy and to not care what other people think. Everyone acquires hardships in life and it’s how you handle them that determines who you are as a person. Johnny killed a drunk soc named Bob after him and a few friends jumped Ponyboy and Johnny. Johnny states in the novel, The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton, “ ‘I killed him,’ he said slowly. ‘I killed that boy.’
Johnny probably had one of the worst lives of the greasers, yet he still managed to stay optimistic even after being beaten on an almost daily basis. Johnny would also stand up for people even after being isolated for most his life, as shown when Dallas was harassing Cherry and Marcia. Finally the most loyal of them all, even on his deathbed he stuck by his friends and only allowed them to vist and not his horrible mother that ignored him for most his life. After an abusive childhood most people would give up but Johnny cade stood amongst the Greasers with pride, not
Johnny Cade, a young greaser at the age of 14 who lived in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Johnny Cade had black eyes with jet-black hair heavily greased and combed to the side. Johnny was born in March, 1, 1949 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Johnny didn't have a job and he also didn't go to school so most of the time he was alone or hanging out with Ponyboy, Sodapop, Darry, Dallas or any of the other Greasers. Johnny died in October 2, 1965 from a fire accident and had several severe burns and a broken back.
In conclusion, S.E. Hinton created a character that left a perennial impression on the reader in Johnny Cade. The challenges he faced were easy for young adults especially to relate to. The changes he induced a make him the perfect example of a true dynamic character. His warm heart and braveness despite the tragedy of his death made him an unforgettable
Hook: Would you ever convict an innocent boy who acted out of defense of himself and his friend of murdering person who constantly attacks him? The answer should be no. Background information: Known as his “greaser gang’s” pet, Johnny Cade grew up in a household with no role models. Not only was he constantly bullied at home, he was attacked outside as well. Johnny was continuously being assaulted by Socs looking for trouble and he would never fully recover from the trauma in which he has been through.
Growing up requires a high demand of endurance as life is filled with hardships and challenges. Thus in order to live through them, people must be as strong as the stress and anxiety which builds upon them. Both Donald M. Murray’s “What Football Taught Me” and Lisa Keiski’s “Suicide’s Forgotten Victims” demonstrate how to persist life challenges. Despite experiencing different forms of hardships that enable them to survive through their pain, Murray and Keiski transmit life lessons about individual growth. They emphasize survival through society, authority figures, and themselves.
(Hinton, 92)—Johnny takes control of the situation and rushes into a burning building to save lives, not thinking about himself. After his heroic, selfless act he was rushed to the hospital and only to died a couple days later. Johnny didn’t have to save the kids, Ponyboy had went in first so he could have stayed
So far, I enthusiastically enjoy ATDPTI. Although I’m only about halfway through the book, I am really starting to relish the flow and plot of this book. Junior is a very interesting and relatable main character and I like how transparently the author portrays him. Not only is this book entertaining, but it also presents a very unfamiliar situation for me; living on an Indian reservation. Junior’s life shows me the struggles of living on the rez and being an Indian in general.