Their rival gang is the Greasers and their hatred for them fuels their villainous actions. The antagonist of the story is the opposing force. The antagonist is usually the villain in the story. In The Outsiders, the villains are members in the gang called the Socs. Socs “is the abbreviation for the Socials, the jet set, the West-side rich kids” (Hinton 12).
Two big consequences of this were Johnny killing the Soc and The two boys even ending up in church in the first place, which caused them to feel miserable and weak. Ponyboy running into the burning church to save the kids was also an important choice, mostly because Johnny follows Ponyboy and then eventually dies. When Johnny dies, Ponyboy’s whole life falls apart. But in the end, because of how these consequences impacted Ponyboy, he learns to become more hardy and strong-minded. Overcoming strenuous challenges, makes you more dynamic and better in time.
In the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton the character Darrel Curtis is unquestionably influenced by his gang as it prevents him from being successful to becoming the father of the gang, and overall being someone to look up to. Darrel, or Darry has always wanted to become something amazing in life, but sadly when his parents died in a fatal car crash, he was left to raise his two younger brothers, Sodapop, and Ponyboy. More specifically, Darrel chooses his gang over his potential future to care for his friends but sadly, “. . .
This quote emphasizes the idea of Johnny's selflessness. During the fire and throughout the book, it is seen that Johnny cares for others more than himself. Risking his life in the fire to save innocent kids, he never knew, has a selfless act not many people would take. This quotes also highlights the idea of Johnny's change to a hero. As seen at the beginning of the novel, Johnny is the boy from the wrong side of the track, and while the story unrolls, Johnny starts to become a hero.
Harris works and lives in the inner-city streets where the drug dealers overrun the city. Harris’ personal beliefs and sense of justice are a result of his life experiences with criminals and drug dealers. His ideas of justice and sense of right and wrong coupled with the social factors of drugs and crime in his community contribute to Harris’ unethical conduct. For instance, the temptations are always present in the circumstances when raiding any drug dealer activity. Drug dealers possess a lot of money and drugs, such as the Training Day movie, in which money and drugs influence Harris, so he acts criminalized.
He saved kids from a burning church then he got injured bad. One of the socs randy told ponyboy that he will just let the kids die. He also helped ponyboy bob tried to drown pony and johnny killed bob so pony want die. That is why he is the biggest hero. Second, he keeps the gang together.
Mr. Chiu is a dynamic character. He changes drastically throughout the course of the story. “ Comrade policeman it is your duty to keep order but you purposely tortured us common citizens. Why violate the law you are suppose to enforce?” (Ha 469) In the commencement of the story Mr.Chiu is a devoted law abiding citizen. He recognizes that the duty of law enforcement is to not only enforce the law for others but it is also to abide by the laws they are there to enforce.
Probably because he was a hood, he killed a young boy, and he stole from convenience stores. But even though he may have done those things at the beginning of the story by the end he regretted all of it and wished he had more time to go back and fix it and be a better person. To be a hero you must be able to be brave even if you’re facing danger straight in the face. You must also be willing to make sacrifice even if you’re sure you’ll die. So in conclusion Johnny Cade is the hero of The Outsiders because he died because he went into a burning building to save the
They have more to live for” (178). When Ponyboy, Johnny, and Dally are going back to the church to hide out, they see it is on fire. Heroically, Johnny runs into the church. Although Pony and Dallas follow him all those children would not be saved if Johnny was not there. He dies a brave young man and is okay with that because he saved all those children.
In the story “First Confession” Jackie is a likeable character. Jackie is a young boy that hates his sister and his grandmother. Even with his mother siding with him, the other members of his family sides with the grandmother. Jackie is a likeable character because he is a gullible character. Jackie falls for the story that the old woman, Ryan, tells him.
Who is the biggest hero? From the outsiders Dallas Winston, aka (dally). The newspapers made him a hero for saving johnny in the fire at the old church we’re they were recently hanging out at. Dallas Winston (dally) rescues johnny. According to two-bit johnny and Dallas were always heroes and dally does not want to be a hero, Or known as one, but most definite he doesn’t wanna be called one that 's for sure.