In page 56 it states “ I’m drowning, I thought, they’ve gone too far …” and “ I killed him,” he said slowly. “I killed that boy.” This shows where Johnny saved Ponyboy from drowning. Johnny is also a hero when he helped get the little kids get out of the church that was on fire. In the text it states “ He looked over his shoulder and saw that the door was blocked by the flames, then pushed open the window and tossed out the nearest kid.” This is where it shows that Johnny is a hero when saved the little kids from the
A hero can be anyone around you. A hero is a person who is strong, has courage, helps others, and does good deeds. Ponyboy deserves to be considered a hero. Johnny also deserves to be considered a hero too. Dally does not deserve to be considered a hero though, unlike Ponyboy and Johnny.
Another reason that boundaries are important, in the book The Outsiders. Johnny eventually runs into a burning church not knowing what consequences there would be. In the end Johnny dies from a broken back just because he made the decision to run into the church. If Johnny had more inundated he would think more about what he 's doing and know when it 's not safe. This evidence proves that if Johnny from The Outsiders had boundaries and limitations he would live a better life and he wouldn 't display harm to himself or anyone
I hadn't realized Johnny had been right behind me the whole way. (91)" Their actions show that Ponyboy and Johnny are heroes because they ran right into the fire to save the kids with no regard that they could get hurt. One reason that Dally is a hero is because he saved Johnny from the fire while the church was collapsing. Heroism can also be seen from Dally when he gets money, a gun, and a place to stay for Johnny and Ponyboy.
This is a big deal because if Ponyboy is scene with Johnny then he will be accused too. For the greasers friends was all any of them had. My third example is when Johnny and Ponyboy help the children in the burning church. This is showing friendship because it was showing love. You don't always show friendship to just your friends but to everybody.
This quote emphasizes the idea of Johnny's selflessness. During the fire and throughout the book, it is seen that Johnny cares for others more than himself. Risking his life in the fire to save innocent kids, he never knew, has a selfless act not many people would take. This quotes also highlights the idea of Johnny's change to a hero. As seen at the beginning of the novel, Johnny is the boy from the wrong side of the track, and while the story unrolls, Johnny starts to become a hero.
Stay gold…’ The pillow seemed to sink a little, and Johnny died” (130). Johnny jumped into a burning church to save 5 children from burning to death or smoke inhalation and this was his punishment for being a hero. He opened up Pony’s perspective to what a hero really was, and even if it meant dying to save
He saved kids from a burning church then he got injured bad. One of the socs randy told ponyboy that he will just let the kids die. He also helped ponyboy bob tried to drown pony and johnny killed bob so pony want die. That is why he is the biggest hero. Second, he keeps the gang together.
These guys may jump little kids or sneak into drive-in theaters, but they still do some heroic and honorable acts like saving other kids from a burning church and look out for each other. These greasers have honor in themselves because they protect each other, they care for each other, and have integrity in themselves. To start, the greasers have some honor in them even though they are hoodlums because they protect and save each and one another. An example of the Greasers protecting each other is when Johnny saved Ponyboy from getting drowned by the Socs. “Johnny lips quavered slightly.
After running from the police when johnny stabbed Bob a soc they find themselves in an abandoned church. When Ponyboy returns to society after being in the hospital. He finds himself meeting with Randy, Bob's best friend. Pony is suppried when Randy tells him that he's sorry for Pony and how Bob's parents never gave him limits. This changes Pony’s belief that all socs were evil because”Randy was too cool to feel anything yet there was pain in his eyes.”(116)Pony continues to hate the socs but this changes his view on the socs and reminds him they're human too.
Johnny is a character most readers love. He is sweet and shy, quiet and weak. Nothing gold can stay, like this poem Johnny doesn’t stay with us long. While most of us love Johnny, he ends up dying after having a burning cross fall on him while trying to save children in a burning church. While he is laying in the hospital bed he said “Stay golden Ponyboy,” these were his final words spoken before he collapsed on the bed and dies.
Dally escapes from the hospital to fight in the rumble, and the Greasers win. Dally takes Ponyboy back to the hospital to visit Johnny, who is dying. Before he dies, Johnny tells Ponyboy, "Stay gold," meaning he shouldn 't lose the innocence of childhood, and should avoid becoming hardened like Dally. Dally is extremely emotional after Johnny 's death, since he loved Johnny, and runs off. Ponyboy is feeling even more sick, but has to go home and tell the rest of the gang that Johnny is
One dies a hero and one dies a criminal. Johnny was a hero, he went into a burning church to save innocent little kids, he got with a big piece of wood that was on fire. He got critically injured and later died in the hospital. At first he didn’t want to die but after thinking about it he said that the kids lives matter more and that he has enjoyed his life… “But johnny was right, he died gallant” dally on the other hand died a hoodlum. Dally robbed stores, jumped people, did what he wanted whenever he wanted.
Because of him being so daring the people of the community will finally know the truth of the outside world and freedom of choice. Pony boy risked his life to save kids that were in a burning church. He also went to fight in a rumble although he was not feeling well, but he knew his friends needed him so he stood by them and stayed loyal to his friends. In conclusion Jonas and Ponyboy are heroes to their community. Comparing these two novels was very fascinating because I didn 't realize until now how much the books are alike.
Ponyboy got out, but Johnny got stuck and Dally had to go in the fire to get him out. They went to the hospital on ambulances, and while Ponyboy was okay with just a little burn on his back, Johnny had a 3rd-degree burn and broke his back because the roof collapsed on him. Dally just had some burned skin and need to stay in the hospital for a while. Darry and Sodapop rushed into the room and hugged Ponyboy and said they were sorry. The doctor said Johnny was gonna die soon, and the whole gang got quiet.