Everyone is eventually defined or known by their choices. Ponyboy was realizing that the things he loved to do weren’t typical of someone in his gang. Inside, Ponyboy struggled with what was expected of him as a member of his gang and what he felt were the right choices for him. You see, Pony boy began to see that the choices made today, become the reality you live with tomorrow. Ponyboy saw hope for his future that was free of violence, fear, and unlimited by social class.
A dark pool was growing from him, spreading slowly over the blue-white cement. I looked at Johnny's hand. He was clutching his switchblade and it was dark to the hilt. My stomach gave a violent jump and my blood turned icy” (Hinton, 56). This shows …. That pony decided to run away because if they didn't they would get caught and be in the police station. But if they didn't run away i still don't believe nothing would happen because when they ended up in the hospital they told the whole story and they eventually went to court but it was acquitted and nothing happened so this was a semi good choice because there was other things to do than run away. For example they could have just changed their appearance and stayed at their houses without needing to run.The choice he made of running away made him sound like he was a scaredy cat and couldn't handle his problems. “Stay gold, Ponyboy. Stay gold . . .” The pillow seemed to sink in a little, and Johnny died. This shows …. That pony made a good choice to go and see johnny and when he died pony decided to move on and the letter johny wrote encouraged pony to do his homework and this showed that pny has been through alot and he has to be very strong to get thru this at a young age like
According to Daily Chart, “Over 5.8 million people die under the age of 18 every year in the whole world; 25% of those deaths are suicide, 30% are traffic accidents, 10% of them are violence, and 35% of them are other accidents” (Patton 1). The five stages of grief can be very hard to go through, that is why there are so many “under aged” deaths throughout the world. These relate to The Outsiders because greasers go through the stages of grief throughout the book. The five stages of grief are denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.
Someone once said, “ Life is all about making choices. Always do your best to make the right ones and always do your best to learn from the wrong ones”- Anonymous. Choices can always look instructive whether they are great or bad. Often, a string of good choices makes it easier to continue down the path, good consequences paving the way to more good choices. However, poor choices often have unlimited consequences. In the Outsiders, the characters usually make bad decisions. The Greasers are a gang that function like family, and Johnny’s decisions are not so good. But sometimes they can be spot on. The theme is watch out for what decisions you make, Understand that what ever choice you make there will be a consequence.
The fiction book the,”The Outsiders,” by S.E. Hilton tells the reader about the ongoing fighting between the west side and the east side in Tulsa Oklahoma in 1965. Hilton writes about a young greaser or east sider and his family fight against the Socs or West siders. In the novel you see ponyboy’s view of the Socs and how it evolves from the beginning of the book to the end.
The Outsiders, by S.E Hinton, is a novel that explores the challenges faced by Ponyboy Curtis and his fellow gang members, growing up in the town of Tulsa, Oklahoma whilst living in the crossfire of two rival gangs: the Greaser and the Socs. During Ponyboy's journey he learns many important
When you change the way you look at something the things you look at change, to give you a wider perspective of what you see. Ponyboy Curtis learns this the hard way. One theme in The Outsiders by S.E Hinton is that as people grow up experiences force them to see life in different perspectives and look beyond their bias. This essay will demonstrate how Ponyboy’s point of view changes throughout the book. You first start to see a slight change in Ponyboy’s point of view when he meets Cherry (Sherri) Valance, furthermore when he speaks to Randy in the car, as well as when he reads Johnny's letter.
In the book, The Outsiders, written by S.E. Hinton, the premise of The Outsiders is of a power struggle between two social classes, the Greasers and the Socs. This fictional book focuses on hot-button issues of that time period through the journey of Ponyboy and how he navigated through these times. The aftermath and effects of tensions in the group and when said tensions boiled over in the two groups were also shown. The three topics addressed in the down-to-earth novel are rich versus poor, the power of friendship and what it means to be a hero.
The character Johnny grows in major ways throughout The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. Johnny was a greaser, His best friend was Ponyboy, the main character. Johnny was a dynamic character, he contributed a lot to the main theme. Johnny had bad parents and committed murder. Soon after his bad acts, he became a hero. He ultimately became a better person a the end of his life. Johnny is a Christ-like figure because he sacrificed himself to save children from a fire; Johnny also contributes to the a theme of the book: appearances aren’t everything; lastly he serves to teach Ponyboy about the world though his actions and words.
“Greatness is birthed through hardship and testing. It arises choice by choice.” -John Paul Jackson. This quote means that success comes through hard work, trial, and many great and poor choices. Ponyboy encounters many hardships such as stereotyping and Johnny’s, Darry’s, and Ponyboy’s parent’s deaths. However, he makes the choice to still act happy and to not care what other people think. Everyone acquires hardships in life and it’s how you handle them that determines who you are as a person.
Early in the novel, Johnny is tense and scared. In the book, Johnny and Ponyboy are at the movies. Dally, (another one of the main
The narrator of the novel The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, Ponyboy Curtis, is a complicated and emotional character. He goes through numerous changes in the book and you get a good idea of his feelings through actions towards others. He proves to be empathetic, caring, and a dreamer. He shows this during situations with his brothers and even with the other Greasers.
The rivalry between the Socs and the Greasers seem to increase as days go by. Could this end in more violence and bloodshed?
In this book report I will talk about the book “The outsiders” written by S.E. Hinton, I will do a review of the story, the point of view, theme, symbols and my opinion about this book I really liked to read for the English class.
The struggles in the book The Outsiders, has problems kids have to face in their real lives in “Alarming Number of Teenagers are Quitting school to go to work”,”Cool at 13, Adrift at 23”, and “A Generation Struggling: Rich Kids Are Losing”. Sodapop and Darry, Ponyboy’s older brother, both give up their education in order to make money for his little brother’s education, and some kids must do this as well for their family. The Socs are the rich kids and cause all kinds trouble wherever they go, just like the rich kids in reality who get into all types of trouble with their seemingly endless supply of money. In real life, kids that are usually related to things like gangs go to dismay later on in life, but Darry was able to experience a normal life while being involved with gangs.