Examples Of Loyalty In The Outsiders

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“Loyalty isn't grey. It's black and white. You're either loyal completely, or not loyal at all”-Sharnay. Loyalty is being true to other people and not betraying them and their trust. Justice is if someone does something bad to you or a family member you want them to pay for what they have done. Being loyal is more important than having justice because family and friends can’t be replaced. Being loyal to your friends will keep you friends. Your friends put their trust in you and if you aren’t loyal to them they won’t be loyal to you. Family and friends can’t be replaced. It is very important to keep a good connection with your family and friends throughout your life. You want to be loyal to them and keep them safe so that they can be with you and continue to be a part of your life. In the book “The Outsiders” Ponyboy said “We’re almost as close as…show more content…
In the book “The Outsiders” even though Johnny had died Ponyboy had still stayed loyal. When Pony was in court he was taking the blame for killing the Soc even though he knew that Johnny had killed him. He was staying loyal to his gang because his gang really liked Johnny and didn’t think he deserved what he got. Pony said “I half convinced myself that I had dreamed everything that happened the night before” This shows that he is having trouble coping with everything that is happening with Johnny and he wants to keep him safe. Additionally Johnny said “I had to they were drowning you Ponyboy. They might’ve killed you.” Johnny stayed loyal to Pony because he saw Pony being drowned so he stuck up for him by killing a Soc. This shows that being loyal will keep your friends as your friends because Pony and Johnny were great friends but then a lot of things happened that could’ve changed their relationship such as Johnny killing a Soc but, Pony stayed loyal and they got closer and closer friends to each
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