One night Ponyboy goes out with his buddies Johnny and Dally were they sneak into a drive in movie, where they see 2 girls. Ponyboy starts talking to one of the girls cherry who tells him”things are rough all over.”(35) Ponyboy doesn't believe this though because he thinks money can solve all their problems. Cherry was trying to tell ponyboy that everyone has problems even ones he has never heard of before. This didn't make sense to Ponyboy yet. After running from the police when johnny stabbed Bob a soc they find themselves in an abandoned church.
Soda, Darry, Dally realized that too by hearing that Johnny still died even though they won the rumble. Dally even heard that Johnny said that fighting was useless after all. He felt sad that even he won the rumble, he lost his friend. He decided then to rob a grocery store and try to threaten the cops so he could get his death. The other problem Ponyboy solved it really well was that he decided to save the kids that were trapped in the church considering he might ignite the fire.
While being in the church to get away from the "fuzz" after killing Bob the Social, Johnny gets Ponyboy a copy of Gone with the Wind. This was because Johnny was getting supplies for them as they were supposed to wait for Dally to come and help them. On page 71, Johnny says to Ponyboy about it while being embarrassed, "I remembered you sayin' something about it once. I thought you could maybe read it out loud and help kill time." Johnny had known Ponyboy was upset after he had killed Bob despite it was an emergency situation of self-defense.
In particular, Sonny felt hopeless and trapped because of what he saw and experienced living the projects. The raw honesty of his feelings further draws in the audience. Also, there is even specific a part in the story where the narrator's mother rehashes the story of how her husband lost his brother due to racism. "They was all drunk, and when they seen your father's brother they let out a great whoop and holler and they aimed the car straight at him" (Baldwin 9). The mother struggles with her words as she tells her son how a group of drunken white men purposely runs over her brother in law.
His teenage neighbor, Thao was pressurized by his gang to steal his car, and Thao came one evening perform the act, unfortunately, Walk caught him. Thao’s family insisted to Walk that Thao works for him to atone for his misconduct. Walk from the beginning did not want to have anything in common with his neighbor because
He asks Jane to join him and when faced with Angela’s protests and accusations of being a freak, he confronts her by saying that she is a boring person who needs friends like Jane to feel better about herself and boost her public image. After Ricky leaves the house, an emotionally distraught Colonel Fitts goes to Lester’s garage all soaked in rain and misunderstands Lester’s attempt to console him and silently reveals to Lester that he is gay by kissing him. Lester gently pushes him away and tells him that he has the wrong idea. Lester, still confused by the previous episode, finds Angela in his house who seduces him. However, just before they engage in intercourse, she confesses to being a virgin and causes Lester to withdraw and return to his father-figure
Then he went to talk with Cherry and he ask her If she already went to see Johnny but she said that “she couldn’t never see the person who killed her boyfriend”. Ponyboy got mad and told her “you’re a traitor to your own kind and not loyal to fus. Do you think your spying for us makes up the fact that you are sitting there in a Corvette while your brother drops out of school to get a job”.
Most of the novel’s action takes place over one week: Friday, Ponyboy gets attacked by the Socs as he 's walking home from the movies starts the beginning of the conflict. Saturday, Pony goes to the movies and there 's more violence in Bob 's death. Sunday, Pony and Johnny were hiding in the church on top of a mountain, where they stayed for five days. Friday, There was fire at the church. There Pony, Dallas, and Johnny saved the children in it.
Jealousy is the root of a lot problems this is the case with F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby. In this book we will talk about how jealousy is the main factor in this topic. Consequently proving how jealous Tom Buchanan is when he is surrounded Jay Gatsby. For example, when Tom takes Nick out that one day and was showing him around the town to parties and etc Myrtle suddenly pops up and has strong feelings for Tom and they kissed each other. (Fitzgerald 32-33) Nick feels weirded out by it because, Tom has a wife who was Nick's cousin so Nick felt really suspicious but right when Gatsby and Daisy rekindled with each other, and talk about how life's been so far, Tom started noticing that daisy has been having affairs with Gatsby"when Tom saw us he took half a dozen steps in our direction."
“Last night at dinner I felt like I got hit by a truck… my mom knows I’m gay but my dad doesn’t know and I’m never telling him”. This is an example of how being in this situation can make someone feel dreadful and so uncomfortable with a very close family member. This feeling of being “hit by a truck” shows how much pain this boy is feeling, as he is terrified someone of his own family will not be able to accept the fact of him being gay. From an online survey researched it states that more young people have been coming out at the age of 18 compared to older generations which shows a massive development that teenagers are much more confident now on the subject than anyone before. These older generations are those who feel gay people make them feel ‘uncomfortable
She was on a date with Pony and started chatting to her ex and then said Pony was her cousin." Darry declared. "No, Pony said everybody was going so she thought we were all going to hang out, and about her ex he beat up other guys that talked to Katie and she didn 't want that to happen to Pony, and as a matter of fact, while you guys were in here she was out there being man handled by that ex ape boy friend." "Pony is that true did you tell her the whole gang was going." Darry asked I could tell he was getting frustrated Darry didn 't like being lied to.