BOb drowns pony in the fountain and Johnny kills him because he was protecting Pony boy., They run and hide in an old church in windrixville. IN chapter 5, the two boys change their appearance by cutting and bleaching their hair so they don't match the descriptions in the paper. They believe it's safe enough to go get food in town while dally informs them in that the two gangs are in a war. In chapter 6 Chery agrees to testify against bob and say johnny was acting in self defense. As they are on their way back from Dairy Queen, they spot a church on fire and they heroically jump in and save the lives of many children.
Johnny was always being spooked because he got jumped by Bob and his friends and beat up terribly. After that “ He would kill the next person who jumped him. Nobody was ever going to beat him like that again.” (page 34). Then when a drunken Bob jumps Ponyboy and Johnny with his friends, Johnny has no other choice but to stab Bob because if he hadn’t Ponyboy might have been drowned. After Johnny kills Bob, Ponyboy and Johnny go on the lamb to a church.
We started it!” and “I leaped out the window and heard timber crashing and the flames roaring right behind me. I staggered, almost falling, coughing and sobbing for breath. Then I heard Johnny scream” (Pdf 78.) This shows that Ponyboy is doing a really good deed because he is saving the kids lives and because Pony is trying to save the kids Johnny followed him putting Johnny in danger.Then Darry did an action that impacted his brothers Darry the oldest of the curtis brothers was showing true affection for once,because he started crying at the sight of Ponyboy because he thought something bad happen to him and that he has died. Darry and Soda were really happy that they didn't lose Ponyboy like his parents parents.“He was stroking my hair and I could hear the sobs racking him as he fought to keep back the tears.
Picture being so scared walking home alone that you had to carry a switchblade around. In The Outsiders Ponyboy, and his friends who are called the greasers, live in a violent, bad neighborhood without their parents. They are against a group called Socs who are a higher class, in a much better neighborhood and they jump the greasers all the time out of nowhere. The setting causes the characters to be tense and anxious, for example, Johnny and Darry who can never calm down and loosen up. They always have to look behind their back everywhere they go.
One event in which Louie shows his defiance is in childhood, where he is shown as being rebellious, incorrigible, and troublesome. In the book, it says, “to get even with a railcar conductor who wouldn’t stop for him, Louie greased the rails...when a teacher made him stand in a corner for spitballing, he deflated her car with toothpicks.” (pg. 7) This shows defiance because Louie never followed the rules and was always seeking revenge, proving that he is defiant. Another part in the book where Louie shows this trait is when he finishes running the 5,000 meter race at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. “Studying the building, Louie spotted a small Nazi flag near the doors...it would make a swell souvenir, and it looked easy to reach...taking one last lunge for the flag, Louie snagged the edge and fell to the pavement, tearing the banner down with him, then scrambled to his feet and ran like mad...the Germans gave him the flag and let him go.” (pg.
A young boy whose only dream was to become a Jackboot is now crushed after experiencing the havoc and pain they put thousands of people through. A boy with no name, no family, and no record of his past is doing all he can to survive during World War ll. Stealing, hiding, rebelling and all at the age of eight. This boy is finally given the name of ‘Misha’ and he goes through disasters while meeting new people along the way. Everything is starting to go good for him again, but the day the trains come is the day his life changes for good.
For example, the scene really shows how much Gatsby went out of his way to get as many flowers as he can fit in Nick’s house. Also in the movie, Gatsby is extremely awkward around Daisy, even though he is in “love” with her. For instance, he first runs away and is soaked after running outside in the pouring rain, he then clumsily breaks Nick’s clock, and when Nick tries to leave the two alone, Gatsby runs with Nick yet again. All these actions are emphasizing Gatsby’s creepy, stalker-like characteristics. However, the flowers really stresses the main topic; Gatsby is overly obsessed with Daisy.
“Brother” not knowing he is slowly leading Doodle down a dying path is doing what he thought he should do. The narrator says, “I ran as fast as I could, leaving him far behind with a wall of rain dividing us”(425). “Brother" ran away thinking he would follow and/or catch up, but instead Doodle fell down because he is exhausted and hot of all the work they had done that day. And since it was raining, it seem like a wall divided them even though brother could have gone back and helped Doodle. The narrator “Brother” from “The Scarlet Ibis,” causes Doodle's death because he overworked Doodle and made him get overheated and last he ran from doodle leaving him
Dally starts helping Johnny and starts showing respect. Finally, before Dally dies Pony and him are friends. Pony realizes all the things Dally sacrifices for his friends. Even though they went through hard relationships, he still learned a very important lesson. He learned that “Nothing Gold can stay” and that there is a “lot of good in the world”.
This happens to everyone, and is part of growing up. When Harry sees Wayne Barlow and Miss Spencer together, Harry, without thinking, ‘pick[s] up a rock, hurl[s] it blind[ly], turn[s] and run[s].’ Harry and the readers discover that Miss Spencer consequently becomes pregnant, and leaves Harry’s town forever, ‘the taxi taking away the only good thing left in town.’ Harry is blinded by jealous and hatred and ‘spends all night thinking of Miss Spencer and hating Wayne Barlow forever.’ Near the end of the novel Harry shows maturity when he admits to Johnny: ‘I’ve given the Barlow’s a few of those [rocks] before.’ To do this shows courage and understanding of himself. He matures and grows because of this significant event, which pushes Harry into
In the moment, Ponyboy was being drowned by a couple of Socs. Johnny quickly reacted and killed Bob who was holding Ponyboy 's head. With the help of their friend Dally, they leave the city and go to a church. Dally comes to tell them that there will be all out brawl without any weapons. Johnny decides to turn himself in because he doesn 't want Ponyboy to get to any troubleWhen they return the church is on fire and there are kids trapped inside.
From here it progresses. Without knowing it, Ponyboy, Soda Pony’s older brother, Johnny and Two-bit, start flirting with two Soc’s girlfriends. This sparked a number of events, such as when Johnny and Ponyboy get home, Ponyboy 's oldest brother, Darry, gets angry at him because he was out too late and then hits him which lead to Ponyboy and Johnny running away to the nearest park where they get jumped by Socs and Johnny kills a man, from there they became criminals on the run. They hide out in an abandoned church which later catches on fire and they rescue children from it but Johnny gets hurt. Ponyboy is a 14 year old who lives with his brothers in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Another time at school, Ralph was forced to ride a hard-bucking donkey, was sent flying off, and skinned his face. These were avoidable painful experiences. The Moodys shouldn 't have moved because of the sad things that happened while in Colorado, the close calls Ralph would have, and the painful things that happened to Ralph and his family. This move greatly affected the Moody family, because if they stayed in New Hampshire, many tragedies could have
When Ponyboy gets home his brothers, Sodapop and Darry, are very worried. Darry and Pony get in a fight and Soda tries to stand up for Pony, but Darry doesn’t like it. Darry slaps Ponyboy, and after soon regrets it because Pony runs out and tells Johnny that they’re running away. Once they get to where they want to go the same Socs that tried to jump them earlier go at them again, and Johnny kills one, Pony and
Humphrey Dunfee is an urban legend intended to scare kids (think: Candyman or the witch 's uvula). It 's first mentioned in Chapter 7, as if kids who are going to be unwound need more to be scared of. The legend says that Humphrey Dunfee 's parents regret unwinding their son, so they 're hunting down pieces of him and rebuilding him, Frankenstein 's monster-style. At the end of the legend, the futility of the mission is addressed. "All the king 's horses and all the king 's men…couldn 't put Humphrey together again" (2.19.173).