13: “I can tell Caballo doesn’t like what’s going on. He’s pointing at us and talking with his friends.” Why is Caballo upset by the singing children? He grouchy and never had a happy moment as a kid Ch. 14: “It’s his big chance to get him back, be the hero of the camp. I understand how he feels.” What is time earlier in the book when Julian wanted to be a hero, and how did that turn out for him?
After what Ponyboy goes thru in this book, you shouldn’t be surprised if he has changed later as a person. At the beginning of the book, Ponyboy is scared of the Socs but near the end, he ends up threatening two of them with a broken soda bottle. His buddy Two-bit noticed this and was scared and told Ponyboy he does not want him to end up like Dally. Ponyboy in this novel The outsiders by S.E. Hinton is confused because he doesn’t really understand
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.
Cole also believes his parents, especially his father don 't care about him. When Cole was younger his father abused him and this could have caused the way his has grown up all of his life. “ Nobody cared about him, nobody understood him.”(Mikaelsen 26). As Cole thinks to himself he shuts down to think about how
In the beginning the book ponyboy grows up hating the Socs. The Socs have have all the power and money and ponyboy hates them for this and also hates them because they are always picking on and fighting greasers. They do this because they think that they they’re better than the greasers. He hates them even more after he gets jumped.“I fought to get
The narrator’s pride lead to the death of his little brother, Doodle. When we think of siblings we all think of someone to play, run, fight, and talk to with but, narrator wasn’t able to do those things with his little brother Doodle The narrator often failed to appreciate Doodle. Doodle was very small and fragile. He was born with a very weak heart so, he couldn’t do much. The narrator thought that because Doodle couldn’t play, run, fight, and talk to him his brother was “crazy”.
“The Scarlet Ibis” didn’t have a girl in it so there was nothing to cause the brothers to bicker. The main characters were totally different, Doodle had a disability and was younger than Sucker. The two main characters, Doodle and Sucker talked about there futures. Doodle would never have been able to make his future a reality because they knew what was in store for him. But Sucker, once talked about how ¨he was planning to be a trapper in Alaska, in two years.¨ (McCullers 9) The two short stories are incompatible because there unique difference which drives readers to be so captured by the
This letter gives Ponyboy a second chance, and I know that he will grasp this opportunity and create an unbreakable friendship. These boys have a very difficult life, and this is one of the many challenges, but with each other, anything can be overcome. These challenges only bring them
Lonesome…depressed…negative. In the thought-provoking book The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Holden struggles to form relationships after his brother’s death, and becomes careless after flunking out of multiple schools. Holden has no feelings besides negativity towards all of his surroundings. He thinks of everyone as phonies when he himself is phony as well.
Darry gets really angry and frustrated when Ponyboy does not get good grades, finish his homework to the best of his ability, or not take care of himself or not acting responsibly. Darry has high expectations of Ponyboy. For example, when Ponyboy slept in the park and came back home at about 2am, Darry got really angry and hit Ponyboy for the first time and then felt sorry when he ran away. We can see this when Darry says, “Where the hell have you been Ponyboy. You know what time it is, it is 2 O'clock in the morning you kiddo.
Piggy is yelling at Ralph when Ralph is upset at Piggy for not keeping track of the boys during the fire. “How could I,” cried Piggy indignantly, “all by myself? They waited two minutes, then they fell into the sea; they went into the forest; they just scattered everywhere. How was I supposed to know which was which?” Ralph licked his pale
Piggy shows he is scared that they are stuck on the island on their own with no adults. You can tell Piggy is scared by the tone of his voice when he replied to Ralph. Thus, showing that Piggy wasn’t the bravest out of all the other boys. Here 's an example of Piggy’s character transforming. In the book Jack is always making fun of Piggy.