Izzy wants to be close to someone for once but is finding that difficult since her mother keeps leaving her behind to fulfil her own goals. For instance, shortly after just moving to a new home, Izzy finds out that her mother is moving to Costa Rica to complete some research. This means that Izzy will have to move in with her grandmother in New Mexico. In response to this, Izzy says, “I swallowed hard and tried not to cry. ‘Why do you always get to decide everything?
same things in Dallas. That was why she was afraid to see him, afraid of loving him, I knew what she meant all right. But she also meant she wouldn’t go see Johnny because he had killed Bob” (Hinton 129). To continue, Sherri was attracted to savage beings like Bob and Darry and kept these traits as a brand of excitement. Although Johnny suspended her boyfriend in self defense, she could not overcome Bob’s absence.
Then he went to talk with Cherry and he ask her If she already went to see Johnny but she said that “she couldn’t never see the person who killed her boyfriend”. Ponyboy got mad and told her “you’re a traitor to your own kind and not loyal to fus. Do you think your spying for us makes up the fact that you are sitting there in a Corvette while your brother drops out of school to get a job”.
5 S.E Hinton). This is another example of Johnny being his usual self muted, and that means he is not very opening. Lastly, Johnny Cade was one of the most known characters for being abused. According to the article page 30 “Johnny was high-strung anyway, a nervous wreck from getting belted every time he turned around from hearing his parents fight…”. Therefore he was abused by his parents he tried his hardest to keep going but still got mistreated by his parents.
As they were walking to the park nearby, they noticed the same car they had seen previously that night when they got caught by a couple of Soc's trying to walk their girls home after they had ditched their boyfriends after they were drinking. As the guys pulled up and got out of their car, Ponyboy noticed that they were drunk. The Soc's kept harassing the boys and they knew a fight was about to happen. So, Jonny reached into back pocket to make sure he still had the switchblade they were lucky he had. Ponyboy clearly said something that the Soc's didn't like and they went after them.
Brian is very observant and takes time to experience and notice the world around him. Just like one of the survival strategies. Brian was observant in the plane with the pilot. When the pilot was gassy and complained that his chest was "coming apart," Brian remembered that he had seen a man saying and doing the same thing. This observation led him to believe that the pilot was having a heart attack.
Joey’s face was red and swollen because of all the crying he had done. Being very hungry and tired, the two did not know what to do. A man who had been on the train with the boys offered them a chance to eat with him and some others on the tracks that night. At first Josh was going to accept, but then he looked at his brother shaking his head and refused. The two did not want to spend a night with strangers after what had happened to Howie.
After Johnny had killed Bob, and they ran away, Johnny says something to Ponyboy in the church that surprises him. After Johnny left to get supplies, he says, “We’re gonna cut our hair, and your gonna bleach yours.” (71) Johnny saying this, shows that he is starting to take action after what had happened at the park. It shows that reality is hitting Johnny, and this actually makes him slightly tougher in a way. Johnny, being a shy person usually doesn’t take action to solve the problem at han, but by doing this, it shows he is less soft and more hardy than we thought. After that, Ponyboy finds himself in a situation that he personally can’t back out of.
I ached inside. Like the feeling you get watching a lost balloon float far into the sky until it becomes an invisible nothing.”, Izzy now thinks that her mother is being selfish by not letting her go, but her mother sees it as an opportunity. And now, compared to the first quote, the tension has increased, as now Izzy has actually run into her room. So, the tension is added when Izzy and her mother have different viewpoints about weather Izzy should come with her (Izzy’s mother) or not turn into