The book begins with PonyBoy getting out of a movie and he proceeds to run into some Socs. He then gets beaten up and gets a switchblade put to his throat. The Soc group beats him up and threatens his life but some of his gang save him. The next day PonyBoy and Johnny go to the drive in movies with Dally. When the boys arrive at the movie, they spot two girls and decide to sit right behind them.
When he arrived at her home she had vanished from the car. Confused he rang the home door bell and began to ask if he had seen her. Sure, enough the man at the door said it was his daughter but she had died at the intersection where she had stopped him two years before. (Mickelson, “the vanishing hitchhiker”) Another story is a young man that he met a girl named Lavender and a dance who he thought was beautiful and offered to take her home. He thought of this as a great idea to get to know her better.
3.1. Violence, clashes and death in the Outsiders. Danger, violence and even death are part of Ponyboy 's daily life. As a matter of fact, when the book opens Ponyboy is followed home from the movies by a group of Socs who attack him, but he is saved by his brothers along with other members of his gang from a severe beating. Ponyboy knew the risks of walking alone entailed indeed, right before being attacked, he mentioned the danger he could be facing.
Cut the throat! Spill his blood!” (Golding 138). But for poor Simon who runs into the savage celebration, screaming. The boys see him as the beast which leads to a truly gruesome and animal like attack “There was no words and no movements but the tearing of teeth and claws” (Golding 139). Golding uses this depiction of the savage attack on Simon, to imprint into the reader the sense of loss of reasoning, morals, and intelligence within the boys on the island.
One night Ponyboy goes out with his buddies Johnny and Dally were they sneak into a drive in movie, where they see 2 girls. Ponyboy starts talking to one of the girls cherry who tells him”things are rough all over.”(35) Ponyboy doesn't believe this though because he thinks money can solve all their problems. Cherry was trying to tell ponyboy that everyone has problems even ones he has never heard of before. This didn't make sense to Ponyboy yet. After running from the police when johnny stabbed Bob a soc they find themselves in an abandoned church.
He portrays gang violence more than anything. He constantly harrases the greasers accompanied by his gang. Additionally he wears several rings to scratch greasers so they go through more pain. Bob verbally offends the greasers by calling them “White trash with long, greasy hair.” Furthermore, Bob was a heavy drinker, who was “reeling and passing out in the streets” often. His own girlfriend, Cherry Valance is against it although he doesn’t care and still gets crazily drunk.
Simon quickly tries to let the boys know the actual truth by shouting " He's the beast!". Later that time he trips over rocks and the boys gets confused, so they rip him apart and violently kill him. The evidence I found was "Shouting that he is the beast, the boys descend upon Simon and start to tear him apart with their bare hands and teeth. Simon tries desperately to explain what has happened and to remind them of who he is, but he trips and plunges over the rocks onto the beach. The boys fall on him violently and kill him."
They are two gangs. One is Upper class called Socs, another one is Lower class called Greasers. The two gangs have always looked down on each other. This is the very first page of the novel, and describe the relationship between the protagonists: “ Not like the Socs, who jump Greasers are almost like hoods; we steal and have a gang fight once in a while” (Hinton 2). This is the first key part of this novel, it tells us about the daily life of two gangs.
Toad then went to the train station and got a ride from the driver. The police were right on the train's tail and Toad had to jump out. Afterward he stole a horse from a lady on a barge and traveled to Rat's house. When he arrived he saw his friends: Rat, Mole, and Badger and got the news that the weasels had taken his mansion. Toad is angered by this news, he and his friends prepared for battle.
Chapter 8 After such a tragic night with the accident both nick and Gatsby had a sleepless night. On the morning nick went to see Gatsby and he tells him that he stood outside until four o 'clock and nothing happened. Nick advice Gatsby as a friend that it 's better to leave town but he insist he won 't, and that he will wait for Daisy. Then he narrates to Nick the story about their love and how because of money Daisy married Tom and didn’t wait for him. After the long conversation nick was already late for work so leaves Gatsby’s home, and for the first time Gatsby decides to take a swim.
Some similarities between the book and the movie are Pony, Johnny and, Two-Bit watch a movie with Cherry Valance and her friend. Then after the movie they start to walk home when cherry’s boyfriend and his friends come up behind them in his car. Other are when going to the church Pony and Johnny cut their hair, and Johnny bleaches Pony’s hair to disguise themselves. At the church Dally comes to pick them up to go out to eat and when they came back the church is on fire.Kids were stuck in the church while it was on fire, and they run in to save them. When pony starts to pick up one of the the kids they bit him.
The girls go home with them and Ponyboy and Johnny leave. Later that night they run into them again and they remember them starting a fight. Bob one of the Socs gets killed in the fight by Johnny in fear that he was going to kill Ponyboy. The boys are then on the run in fear that they could get the
But before he was able to attempt anything, The Boss charged into the place where the men gathered, grabbing his son by the collar and dragging him away. His face full of rage, he is always the one who had to sort Curley out: he had to calm his anger, convince him not to marry that tart or generally teach him how to behave! Curley continues to scream, but it becomes muffled soon
Bob Ewell feels that Atticus have made him look bad in front of the town, and he wants revenge. Ewell follows Atticus to Tom house and spits in his face. Days later someone takes Scout’s shoes and her dress, now she has to walk home dressed like a ham from a Halloween party. Jem hears something following them, and then Scout hears the same noise. Its Bob Ewell, he grabs Jem and hurts his left arm, then knocks Scout to the ground.
In the book The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, Ponyboy Curtis, a member of a gang called the “greasers” is leaving the movie theater when a group of Socs, short for social, jumps him and Two-Bit along with Johnny while walking Cherry and Marcia home. The two girls agreed to go with them if they don’t fight. Ponyboy and Johnny get to the lot and fall asleep, and don’t wake until 2 o’clock in the morning. When Ponyboy gets home his brothers, Sodapop and Darry, are very worried.