Paige is a popular teenager who is dating the star football player named Jake. In the beginning of the story, she is a mean “princess” who doesn’t pay attention to the kids in other social groups, but as the story progresses, she shows her fun personality. The crash causes her boyfriend and best friend to change the way they treat her so her relationships with them change drastically. She is the main character and is also the narrator. Jake is Paige’s boyfriend who is a football player and is also alcoholic.
Ponyboy lives with his two brothers named Darry and Sodapop. They lost their parents in a car accident. Ponyboy and his brothers live as greasers and live in the worst side of town. The rivals of the greasers are the Socs who are the rich kids of town. The greasers and the Socs always get into fights.
A boy and his girlfriend where at a bus stop with some other girls, And Raheem starts to act a little flirter with the good girls who made his girlfriend kind of upset about the situation, so she tries to talk about it, but he got mad at her and ended up making out with the good girl. I say that the scene is realistic, because it is very similar to my everyday
When Ponyboy gets home his brothers, Sodapop and Darry, are very worried. Darry and Pony get in a fight and Soda tries to stand up for Pony, but Darry doesn’t like it. Darry slaps Ponyboy, and after soon regrets it because Pony runs out and tells Johnny that they’re running away. Once they get to where they want to go the same Socs that tried to jump them earlier go at them again, and Johnny kills one, Pony and
The Outsiders In the book I read called The Outsiders By S.E Hinton. The characters mentioned in this book intently are Ponyboy, Sodapop, and darrel. These three boys are brothers. Two other main characters are Johnny and steve. In this book they are considered greasers on the other side of town.
From here it progresses. Without knowing it, Ponyboy, Soda Pony’s older brother, Johnny and Two-bit, start flirting with two Soc’s girlfriends. This sparked a number of events, such as when Johnny and Ponyboy get home, Ponyboy 's oldest brother, Darry, gets angry at him because he was out too late and then hits him which lead to Ponyboy and Johnny running away to the nearest park where they get jumped by Socs and Johnny kills a man, from there they became criminals on the run. They hide out in an abandoned church which later catches on fire and they rescue children from it but Johnny gets hurt. Ponyboy is a 14 year old who lives with his brothers in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Throughout each of these moves, siblings Lori, Brian and Jeanette were home-schooled and told to neglect close relationships with other children, since they would move shortly after meeting them. The money Rex gained from gambling was enough, but soon it was all used up. He was an alcoholic and spent most of his money buying booze to get absolutely drunk. This wonderful dad that Jeanette looked up to so much could turn into an angry, drunk monster in just a minute. It was a confusing situation for
She found much joy in reading and writing, because Oklahoma did not have many activities for girls. So when she got older and was in highschool she wrote The Outsiders. She wrote this book because she thought the ‘girl meets boy’ stories were very monotonous. She wanted something more realistic. So she wrote The Outsiders.
Maria’s mother would not buy her any toy she wanted but would buy her any book she wanted.” (Padian) This led to Maria’s big imagination. Her career goal of becoming a writer started at a very young age. “After she graduated high school, she went to a college at Middlebury College in Vermont. Maria loved Middlebury. She had wonderful teachers and they taught her that to be a good writer she had to be a good reader.
Reading is important for teenagers because reading skills are essential for critical thinking. Many teenagers do not enjoy reading because they can never find the right book. Flowers in the Sky by Lynn Joseph is a good book for teenage girls; even those who dislike reading. In this book, Nina Perez a fifteen year old girl moves from Dominican Republic to New York. In New York, she discovers her own strength and independence; as well as uncovering disturbing secrets about her older brother, Darrio.
There was one book in particular that I loved to check out, and was another one of my favorites the book was Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst. I could say that in middle school was when I decided to focus more in reading and I also realized that reading was very important. I realized that reading gave me life and helped me escape from any kind of problem I was having. I remember having several hard times and I remember grabbing a book and reading until falling asleep. Reading has always made me feel better.
The duff means designated ugly fat friend. Madison’s boyfriend Wesley tries to help Bianca become pretty and popular. Wesley is the hottest guy in school but Madison never lets anyone talk to him. Wesley goes up to Bianca at school and tries to help her not be the duff. So one day they go to the mall and he helps her pick out nice clothes and makeup and fix her hair.
Ben Libby 's young brother as all teenager boys start to have an intent to girls. It would eventually be his intent that leads to the down fall for their whole family. The father of the family dinner is a hopeless drunk that is and out of the family 's lives. Been kisses a younger girl and the story quickly escaltes in the hands of the authorities. Even being under the girl in question which came from a proper home was seeking attention unfortunately at bens family 's expense.
Musicals were her favorite thing to watch because they brought glamour. Her parents allowed her to watch any movies she likes but in boarding school, there was a banned list. The themes of some movies did not match with the teachings in school. She talked about how she was made to step down from her position as Class Secretary and she later lost her Julia Childs award because she saw Guys and Dolls, which was restricted. That film influenced her the most because it took so much away from