The house shuddered, oak bone on bone, its bared skeleton cringing from the heat……………. And the voices wailed Fire, fire, run, run, like a tragic nursery rhyme, a dozen voices, high, low, like children dying in a forest, alone, alone. And the voices fading as the wires popped their sheathings like hot chestnuts. One, two, three, four, five
The boys quickly find the kids and hand them out through the window to safety. Dally is now on the scene and he warns the boys to get out because the roof is starting to cave in. After dropping the last kid out of the window, Johnny shoves Pony out the window, and the roof collapses. Pony blacks out, but Dally goes back inside for Johnny.
All the sudden we could smell the burning cinders of the fire and the place was in complete chaos. Distress everywhere, people rushing for the stairs, it was utter madness at its finest. At first I struggled to find my sister as the floor was crowded with people everywhere rushing towards the roof staircase. But she caught sight of me and practically bulldozed through the crowed to get to me. We rushed through the limited exit where we could see fire below us when we made it onto the roof.
Several chapters of the novel paint a picture of a harsh aristocracy that shamelessly exploits and maltreats the nation’s public. As the Marquis returns from a meeting with the Monseigneur, he barrels through the streets at break-neck speed. Most of the pedestrians scatter, but the carriage runs over a small child, who happens to be the son of a citizen named Gaspard. The Marquis shows little remorse over the death of the child, instead deciding to toss a small coin into the street for the grieving man. Before he turns to leave, the coin is thrown back into the coach, provoking an outburst from the nobleman.
In the book as well as the movie, they both cut their hair off and Ponyboy bleaches his. In the movie and book, the church gets caught on fire, Pony and Johnny both go in to save the little kids. After they are considered heroes, Johnny broke his back and is in the hospital. After Ponyboy gets back home safely, the Socs and Greasers are planning a rumble. At the rumble, in the movie, it is raining, it never stated in the book that it was raining.
As Ponyboy mindlessly runs away, “I turned and ran out the door as fast as I could.(50)” because he’s completely outraged that Darry slapped him, he rushes to Johnny. They arrive at the park at around 2:30 am. The boys start talking when suddenly 5 Socs jump out of a
“A succession of loud and shrill screams, bursting suddenly from the throat of the chained form, seemed to thrust me violently back”. In this part of the story Montresor is suffocating and struggling Fortunado and slowing killing him and lining the rest of the bricks in the corner. Montresor pulled the wool over Fortunado’s eyes and deceiving him, when he thought Montresor was his friend. “But to these words I hearkened in vain for a reply. I grew impatient.
After a fight with his brother Darry, Johnny and Ponyboy find themselves being attacked by their rivals the Socs. Johnny eventually kills the boy and they flee the city in search of asylum. Later in the novel, Ponyboy experiences multiple blackouts. This reflects the trauma he faced along with his loss of innocence due the events and situations he is placed in. Additionally, by making Pongboy the narrator, the novel allows the inner thoughts, feelings and insights of events to be made apparent to the audience.
When Johnny and Ponyboy where jumped in the park, the Socs took Ponyboy’s head and stuck it underwater until he started drowning. To save his friend, Johnny killed a Socs named Bob, and the gang left the boys alone. Killing was a move of self-defense for him and Ponyboy. In another occasion, when the church was burning down and Ponyboy and Johnny heard screams of children in the back of the church. They both rushed head first into the fire and saved all the kids before they got hurt.
194), large crowds of onlookers gathered on the streets and were the first witnesses to the horrors to come. Before the first engines had arrived young girls had begun leaping from the ninth floor windows, crashing through glass overhangs or wires and were crushed to death on the sidewalk below. Fireman struggled to set up their vehicles and work around an increasing number of bodies filling the sidewalks and streets. Mortified crowds looked on screaming as more girls appeared at the windows of the ninth floor and one after another jumped, landing in heaps on top of each other. Despite desperate efforts to raise ladders and spread nets there was little the firefighters could do to help the terrified women that were lining the windows of the ninth floor.
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.
Ponyboy should be put in foster care. Fifteen percent of adolescence are out in Foster Care. Also result of the guidance twelve percent become successful adults. Ponyboy is a bad guy at the beginning and at last he was a self confident guy. Now let tell you why he should be in foster care.
On September 13th, 1967 a fire took place in a church in Windrixville, there were some children playing in the church when it caught fire, there teenage boys saved their lives. There was a school picnic planned that day of the fire. Some of the students were disobeying their teachers. Those children were the ones in the fire. Three teenage boys showed up soon to become heroes.