The Outsiders is a fantastic novel by S.E Hinton that was published in 1967. This novel tells the story of a 14 year old boy named Ponyboy Curtis, who lives with his two older brothers Sodapop and Darry because their parents died in a car crash years back. The Curtis family are a part of the Greasers, a gang of young adults who don’t have very much money and get into lots of trouble. The Greasers have an ongoing rivalry with the Socs, the rich kids who spend their free time beating up greasers. One night, a fight with one of his brothers drives Ponyboy to run away with his best friend Johnny.
An example of this is when Byron saved Kenny from drowning at the swimming hole in Alabama. Byron pulled Kenny out of the water and wouldn’t stop hugging him and mumbling his name, he was also kissing the top of his head and wouldn’t let him go. Another example is when Byron was standing outside of the church with his parents while crying and he was to scared to go inside to find Joey. He was sad because he thought that Joetta had died when the bomb blew up
As much as they are alike, Johnny and Dally are also very different from one another, especially when it comes to the advice they gave to Ponyboy. For example, at the hospital when Dally and Pony came to visit Johnny and to tell Johnny the good news that they beat the socs at the rumble. The rumble’s purpose is to keep the socs out of the greasers territory. As soon as Dally and Pony reach the hospital, they find Johnny on the verge of death. Johnny Cade manages to whisper “ Stay gold, Ponyboy.
His gang, the Greasers, lives on the East Side, while their rich enemies, the Socs, live on the West Side. One day, Pony and Johnny get jumped by drunk Socs who try to hurt them. Instead of the Socs hurting them, Johnny does by actually kills one of the Socs, making the Socs run away and Johnny and Pony to run away to an abandoned church because of their actions. Eventually, they go out to get lunch with their other Greaser friend who planned their run away, Dally, but the church they were just in is burning now with kids in the church. They save the children and are celebrated as heroes but Johnny dies from saving the kids and unfortunately, Dally suicides because of Johnny’s death.
I could never please him.” (Hinton, 13) This quote shows that Ponyboy dislikes Darry with a feeling of rejection. There is evidence supporting the fact that Ponyboy and Darry dislike each other. This is shown when Darry is too strict and demanding, when Ponyboy runs away, when Darry slaps Ponyboy, and when both brothers yell and argue. Negative family members, such as Darry, influenced the actions of our characters. This is shown when Ponyboy runs away due to the physical violence of his brother, Darrel Curtis.
He realizes that the women he loves is gone, having none of the emotions or personality that he fell in love with. Bennell escapes capture once again, running towards the nearby highway and dashing in between cars as he attempts to find a ride. However, once Miles finds transport vehicles loaded with the seedpods and bound for other parts of California, he begins to scream at the passengers in the cars. “They’re after you,” he cries, “you’re next!” The flashback ends, returning to a disheveled Dr. Bennell inside the emergency room. It’s clear that Dr. Hill, the psychiatrist listening to Miles, doesn’t believe the patient; however, when a truck driver is wheeled into the room on a stretcher, having been run into by a Greyhound bus and found amidst a pile of seed
Ponyboy, seeing this horrible event, decided to find Dally to help Johnny. Ponyboy also go with him into hiding at an abandon church at Windrixville. They stayed there for five days and read Gone with the Wind to pass the time. After that, Dally came up and drove to Dairy Queen to buy sandwiches for Johnny and Ponyboy. Johnny also decided to turn himself in.
So Tom snapped his fingers sent a herd of balls after him and out of nowhere a helicopter came to save Mr. Heck because his son was picking him up for his doctors appointment. When Mr. Heck got on the helicopter he says d to Tom “you failed at catching me like you failed your test.” Tom got mad at Mr. Heck but he knew he couldn’t do anything so he just ignored him and continue to
Stanley pleads that he is innocent as the shoes fell from the sky. The judge does not believe him and he is sent away to this correctional camp. His family always seemed to have the worst of luck, but why? Centuries ago in the 1800’s back in a country in Europe, Latvia, one of Stanley’s ancestors makes a deal with an older lady, Madam Zeroni, so he can marry the love of his life Myra Menke. Madam Zeroni gives him a small piglet to carry up the mountain and let it drink from the water while he sings to it.
Darzee sings when Rikki-tikki kills the vicious and treacherous Nag. In the book “Rikki-tikki-tavi” on page 151 Darzee sings "Nag is dead-is dead-is dead!” In the book “Rikki-tikki-tavi” also on 151 Darzee goes on to sing "The valiant Rikki-tikki caught him by the head and held fast. The big man brought the bang-stick, and Nag fell in two pieces! He will never eat my babies again." This scene also happens in the movie with Darzee’s triumphant songs of the brave Rikki-tikki-tavi.