“Running away won 't help.” Johnny was right. Ponyboy had people that loved and cared for him... they just didn 't know how to show it!” In the book The Outsiders by S.E Hinton, proves that no matter what type of Social class you are; Greaser or Socs, family is most important and will help you get through the difficult parts in life.
He must steal, because if he does not then he does not get to eat because he has no parents to provide food for him. He also has no choice other than to sleep on doorsteps and in hogsheads because he has no real home to go home to. Therefore, Huckleberry Finn is not truly
He believed that they would all turn out the same and he did not want that for himself or Jefferson, but he knew deep down that they were just as stuck as every other person of colour. Grant did not want Jefferson to be like him and the rest of them, he wanted Jefferson to prove them wrong; prove to them that he was so much more of what they made of him by walking to that chair with his chin held high and his shoulders as straight as ever. However, Grant did not attend Jefferson’s execution. Maybe it was because he didn’t want to be seen as a failure if ever Jefferson decided to be what was said of him during his execution. Maybe he was too afraid of breaking down as Jefferson walked toward the chair alone.
In the book, Outsiders, I noticed the most character development in Ponyboy Curtis. Although he didn’t realize many things until the end of the book, I think once everything registered within himself, he took everything that had happened to him in the past couple weeks as a lesson. One thing that Ponyboy finally grasped was that his oldest brother Darry actually cared for him. At first Ponyboy had always thought that Darry didn’t like him and that Darry would rather him be gone. However, after his friends repeatedly reassured Ponyboy that his older brother had been hard on him because he really loved and cared about him, Ponyboy slowly started to realize that, even though the two still fought a bit.
Hinton uses the power of friendship to show how the greasers were like family although they all had different backgrounds. “He meant it when he said he didn’t care about his parents. But he and the rest of the gang knew Johnny cared and did everything they could to make it up to him” (88). This is the power of friendship because the gang is basically Johnny’s second family and they try hard to fill in the holes that his parents make. This is important because if it was not for the gang, Johnny definitely would not have been the person that he was and he would be a totally different person.
He enjoys staying where he is comfortable and where things are predictable. He believes that life should stay simple and plain, and that there is no time for adventures. On page 15, Bilbo says so himself. “I have no use for adventure, nasty disturbing uncomfortable things.”
Theft is an integral theme in the novel ‘The Kite Runner’. In The Kite Runner, Baba, the main character’s father, introduces the idea that there is a universal definition of sin. He warns his son, Amir, that “there is only one sin, only one. And that is theft, every other sin is a variation of theft.” Baba’s explanation acts as a form of foreshadowing.
They could say that George could have rescued Lennie and ran away from the ranch like he did in weed. This is wrong because George couldn’t live a life of running and saving Lennie from all his mistakes. George wanted to settle down on his own ranch, but he couldn’t do that with Lennie messing up all the time. The opposing viewpoint could also say that Lennie was too good of a worker to be killed. But this is also incorrect because it doesn’t matter how good of a worker he is, if he keeps getting them kicked out of wherever they are.
The two brothers at the age of 12 and 5 wished to live life to its best. Using the evidence such as Brothers actions towards Doodle such as helping him accomplish many things and laughing along with him. Along with other evidence and information should prove that Brother Armstrong is innocent and a clearer image of what had happened and why Brother Armstrong should not be charged guilty. (PAUSE) The time of Doodles death
Nanberry is rejected by the aboriginals because he can’t be trusted anymore because they think of him as a child and they also think he is a traitor since he was helping the governor by translating for them and he hasn 't been initiated yet, so they think he wouldn 't understand what they are going through there for when Nanberry
The second way Huck went against society’s rules was by refusing to be civilized. He would never listen to the Widow and Mrs. Watson when they attempted to make him act proper and work on his studies. He’d much rather run around in the woods and play robbers with his friends. Twain himself, who spent much of his life traveling around the United States, used Huck to show that life was meant to have fun and to not waste so much time putting on airs.
He couldn 't just leave him here. I can 't leave Hector,” (Louis Sachar 219). Stanley never would 've spoken to Zero at the first, seeing as he viewed him as a nobody just like all off the other boys. All Stanley wanted to do was fit in and be accepted/popular for once, but Zero acts as his mentor to seeing the right way. During their journey to Big Thumb, Stanley felt weak, but, “as long as Zero could keep going, he could keep going too,” (Louis Sachar 162).
The biggest influence in shaping Ponyboy’s identity was his loyalty to his gang as throughout the book the author shows just how loyal Ponyboy is. To begin with, in the story, Darry did not want Ponyboy to go to the rumble because he was quite beat up. However, Ponyboy really believed he should go because they were down in numbers and he wanted to fight for his gang anyway. In the text it said, “Oh, no, I thought in mortal fear, I’ve got to be in it. Right then the most important thing in my life was helping us whip the Socs.”
Ponyboy Ponyboy is the main character in the outsiders telling the book. He is a member of the Greasers and is the youngest of his brothers and the gang. The main setting for Ponyboy was at the park by the fountain. This is where everything turns.