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.
We get jumped by the Socs.” A large part of the novel is devoted to Ponyboy’s escape. Through that time the main character of The Outsider is separated from his older brothers and he has to face many dangers which involve hand-to hand combat, fire knives and even guns. Right after being separated from his siblings Pony is attacked by one of the Socs who grabbed him and hold his head under the frigid water of a fountain, Ponyboy almost drowns, when he wakes up, he finds out that Johnny killed the boy who almost killed him. This death will lead to more violence between the gangs who will fight in order to defend the honor of their own. Without meaning to, the two young boys started initiating events, and worsen tensions.
This story star when Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hallow detective to find out about cases of beheadings. A rational man driven by logic, come to discover the murderer : The Headless Horseman driven by a sorceress who watched when I was only a child his death and led by revenge ( as they drove to his family in the village when she was little ) , pushing the rider to behead people and she has the head of the rider and he will not rest until recovered. Thus, the film ends with the rider manages to recover and go on a trip with the witch into the bowels of hell The story takes place in 1784, near the Dutch settlement of Tarry Town (Tarrytown, NY) in a valley called Sleepy Hollow section. This is known for its ghosts and haunted atmosphere that
In the story two greasers Ponyboy and Johnny killed Bob a Socs in self defense. This incident rattles the small community and the two gangs plan to have a huge rumble, and while the two gangs are getting ready to fight Johnny and Ponyboy get out of town to avoid the cops. The two find shelter in an old abandoned church and after the heat dies down their friend Dallas picks them up, but they have to return to the abandoned church. Upon arriving at the abandoned church Ponyboy, Johnny, and Dallas notice the abandoned church is engulfed in flames while a group of students on a field trip in the church. The trio take it upon themselves to save the kids, and while Dallas and Ponyboy get out just in time Johnny goes back to get a book that the duo had while him and Ponyboy were in hiding.
Many nights later Jem and his little sister are walking alone through the night to a play. Suddenly Bob was on them with a knife and the intent to end both of their lives as a way to get back at Atticus. Fighting for his life, Jem wrestles with Bob but after crashing to the grund Jem’s arm breaks and he blacks out. Seconds later a mysterious man ends Bob life to save Jem and his little sister. Back at Jem’s home, Scout (Jem’s little sister) explains her view of the attack, “Then all of a sudden something’ grabbed me and smashed my costume….Jem found me..Mr.Ewell yanked him down, I reckon They tousled
Also, when the church caught on fire Johnny took the chance and saved kids who were trapped. In some ways Johnny isn’t a hero because when he killed Bob he knew the police would be after for him, and instead of turning himself in he runs away. This is wrong when Johnny thinks about what he has done he changed his mind and wanted to turn himself in. Above all, Johnny is the most heroic character in “The Outsiders.”
Ponyboy’s vs the Socs 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. In the beginning the book ponyboy grows up hating the Socs.
In The Outsiders, after Johnny had killed Bob, Ponyboy and Johnny had to go on the run because they didn’t want to be caught, but Johnny says later on that he doesn’t want Ponyboy to have to live this life, and he is willing to turn himself into the police. Johnny couldn’t gain anything from this, and is willing to sacrifice the rest of his life because he doesn’t think it’s fair that Ponyboy has to live his life in hiding and away from his family. In the text, it says, “Johnny nodded. ‘I 'm sure. It ain 't fair for Ponyboy to have to stay up in that church with Darry and Soda worryin ' about him all the time.’” Johnny decided that he was going to turn himself in to the police because he 'd rather face the consequence than force Ponyboy to face the hardships of living on the run with him.
Mr Cunningham says, “ You know what we want Atticus.”. The fact that Mr Cunningham tells Atticus they want to kill Tom shows that Atticus symbolizes a mockingbird because he is risking his life defending him when he could easily let him die. Although, Atticus’s kids ( Jem and Scout Finch ) were attacked by Bob Ewell because Atticus soiled his already lackluster reputation. Jem and Scout were traveling through the woods when they hear a rustle in the bushes, a few moments later Bob comes up behind both of them with a knife. As Jem is struggling with Bob he breaks his arm and gets knocked out.
Johnny says if he wouldn’t have killed him than they would have drowned you aka (Ponyboy) and beat me up. After this they call Dally and he goes picks them up and takes them to a Church outside of town. They hide out here for awhile until Dallas comes to check up on them. He tells them ever since Bob 's death the greasers and socials rivalry amplified and there is going to be a big fight the next day. Johnny and Ponyboy say they want to go for the fight and on there way back to town they turn around and see the church was burning.
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.
“Him and the other foreign Jews were carted off, where the Gestapo took over and forced them to dig their own graves yet Moishe escaped because he was shot in the leg and left for dead” (Wiesel 16). As Moshe went from house to house, day and night, he was warning the Jews about what was about
The Outsiders Essay Do you judge a book by it’s cover? Well in the 1960’s people were judged by how they looked. It was a battle between the Socs and Greasers and a 14 year old greaser, named Ponyboy, is caught in the middle of it all. In the beginning of the novel, Ponyboy gets jumped by Socs after coming home from a movie. From here it progresses.
Gacy would trick the young boys into handcuffs, by wanting to show them a magic trick, after he handcuffed them he stuffed socks in their mouths, wrapped chains around their necks, and strangled them while also raping them. On December 11th, 1978, a young man by the name of Robert Piest, had gone missing. He was last seen with his mom, but then later went to John Gacy’s house, in promise of a potential job. Police ended up arriving at Gacy’s house in search of the young boy, to later discover that this man had killed 33 young men. Many of the young men had been buried under the house
Soda tells Pony that they 're planning a big party, after which there will be a rumble and the Greasers will run the Socs out of town.Pony asks if Sandy will be Soda 's date for the party, and everybody gets uncomfortable.When Sandy 's parents heard about Soda 's marriage proposal, they sent her to live with her grandmother.Darry and Soda leave for work, while Two-Bit stays behind with Pony, who does some cleaning to prepare for the social workers ' inspection of their home.Later, as they 're walking to the hospital, Pony realizes that a blue Mustang is following them.He wants to run away, but Two-Bit seems to think it 's safe.Randy Adderson and David, the guy who tried to drown Pony, are in the car.Pony gets into the car to talk with Randy, while Randy 's friends and Two-Bit wait for them.Randy tells them how surprised he is that Pony, Johnny, and Dallas saved those kids.He says wouldn 't have saved them, and he can 't believe Greasers would do something like that.Pony tells him that it doesn 't have to do with whether you 're a Greaser or not, but with who you are as a person.Randy says he 's tired of all the fighting.Bob was his best friend, and now he 's dead and Bob 's mother "has had a nervous breakdown".He says that Bob 's parents gave him too many things, and never forbade him from doing anything.Randy says that Bob did all those bad things in the hopes that his parents would care enough to try to stop him.Randy talks about Johnny being on the verge of death.He