He’s getting friendly with them, as if they were friends, but not too close like his Greaser family. “‘You might not have. You might have done the same thing.’” He said this after Randy complimented his being heroic on rescuing kids from a burning church. This shows that Ponyboy has loosened up towards the Socs and have nothing against them anymore. He was also being humble.
If Ponyboy stayed with his brothers, he would feel cared for and would be supervised by a loving person. Although some people assume that Ponyboy would not be looked out for under the supervision of his brothers and that nobody would think of him, that is not true. For Example Johnny said, “I’m going to turn myself in, it ain’t fair for Ponyboy to have to stay up in that church with Darry and Sodapop worryin’ about him all the time”. (87) This shows that he is cared for. It also illustrates that even though Pony and Johnny aren’t blood related, Johnny would turn himself in and risk going to
Although Doodle is accepted by his mom, and dad, he does not acknowledge it. He only wishes to be accepted by the one person in his immediate family who does not accept him, his brother. Of all people, why his brother? Well, as stated before, Doodle is different; to put it lightly. Ironically, Doodle
Mr. Morrison decided to stay because the Logan kids were like his children and he wanted to protect them. “But if you stay, he’ll get somebody and they'll try to take you, like he said- Miz Logan, dont ask me to go.” (Taylor, 226) Mr. Morrison stayed and ended up protecting the Logans and everyone ended up okay. Mr. Morrison was very happy to be with the Logans because they were his family and he loved
Darry has always tried to keep Ponyboy out of trouble and focus on school. For example, “Ponyboy curtis, put out that cigarette!” This shows that Darry cares for his health and well being. This also shows that Darry tries to keep him out of trouble and away from drugs like cigarettes. Unlike if he is in the system they may not care what he does and he could end up with some serious sickness and then who would care for him? Furthermore, In the book it states “Please be careful because couldn’t stand it if anything happened to you!” This shows that Darry only wants the best for Ponyboy.
What you heard probably only the good ones. These amazing creatures wants to live like we do, they want to live a normal life. Therefore, some of them may not experience how to live a proper life. I want to focus on how big adoption plays the role. Because from adoption, you will have a buddy for life, and there are so many good things you can take unlike buying them from a breeder or a pet store.
In the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton the character Darrel Curtis is unquestionably influenced by his gang as it prevents him from being successful to becoming the father of the gang, and overall being someone to look up to. Darrel, or Darry has always wanted to become something amazing in life, but sadly when his parents died in a fatal car crash, he was left to raise his two younger brothers, Sodapop, and Ponyboy. More specifically, Darrel chooses his gang over his potential future to care for his friends but sadly, “. . .
Family is an important component in everyone’s life. S.E Hinton this The Outsiders there is contradiction between the gang’s biological family and their “family”. Johnny is a member of the gang that is not wanted and cared for by his parents but musters to find a strong bond with the gang. The Outsiders, a realistic fiction book by S.E Hinton, shows the importance that family is the one that cares about you even though many people say that your biological family can understand you more. Before the rumble Ponyboy realized the difference between his gang and the Socs.“That was the difference between his gang and ours- they had a leader and were organized; we were just buddies who stuck together- each man was his own leader.
This is a big step in every man’s life and because of the distance he felt with his father, he is hoping that when he becomes a father he does not lose that kind of closeness that he once had. This relates to his conflict of becoming the Pantaloon now because of the way he sees his father as a crazy old man who will tell non-stop lies as if he were to hustle his own friends at a carnival and he fears that he himself will turn out the same way. Will is in a constant battle of trying to figure out the truth in his father’s stories, but also trying to discover why his father is like this and it is taking a toll on him. With a newborn on the way for Will and Josephine, Will is trying to find closure so he can have a better understanding of how to raise their child. This is a proximal factor for Will because it involves the birth of his own son soon and also him being back home for the death of his father.
Here is a example of the theme from the book “He barely liked his family-and by family he meant his older brother. Tom.” The conflict is that Benny and Tom do not have a good relationship and have grudges against each other. If you hold grudges against your family or do not have a good relationship with your family, you will have no one to fall back on and you will be by yourself. Another example of the theme from the book is “Sorry, Benny- I forgot. Point is, you got family of some kind, right?” This example shows that you will always have some type of family, even if you don’t know