Who Is To Blame For Johnny's Death In The Outsiders

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Whose fault is it for all the problems and fights that happened between the socials and Greasers . The Outsiders is a coming-of-age novel by S.E. Hinton. It follows the rivalry between the Greasers, a group of young boys from a poorer community, and the rich, high class Socs of the same age through the view of Ponyboy, a 14 year old Greaser. The day after Ponyboy gets jumped by a group of Socs, he meets Cherry, who is a Soc. She surprises Ponyboy by being unlike any of the other Socs he has ever met - kind and ordinary, not acting like she is above him. Later, in an incident, Johnny panickedly stabs a Soc to death when he tries to drown Ponyboy. The pair run away along with Dallas, who supplies them with the money they need. Eventually, …show more content…

Page 57 johnny told me what happened ;”they ran when I stabbed him. They all ran…” Page (98)“I let go of Soda and stood there for a minute. Darry didn’t like me . . . he had driven me away that night . . . he had hit me . . . Darry hollered at me all the time . . . he didn’t give a hang about me . . . Suddenly I realized, horrified, that Darry was crying.” Analysis:This shows that Johnny and Ponyboy should not have stayed and taken the consequences for Bob’s death. Because they were afraid of the police and they also had fight it with their family because they were defeated inside and outside they didn't think of anything else than run away.Also the socials did the same thing they also ran away …show more content…

I recognized Randy Adderson, Marcia‘s boyfriend, and the tall guy that had almost drowned me. I hated them. It was their fault Bob was dead; their fault Johnny was dying; their fault Soda and I might get put in a boys‘ home.(pg 117): ―‘You can‘t win, even if you whip us. You‘ll still be where you were before—at the bottom. And we‘ll still be the luck ones with all the breaks. So it doesn‘t do any good, the fighting and the killing. It doesn‘t prove a thing. We‘ll forget it if you winMy first evidence shows that its the socials fault for the rumble is when johnny said on pg. 114 thats its the socials fault that bob died because they attack them its also their fault that johnny died because if they wouldn't have attacked Pony and Johnny they wouldn't be at the church and they wouldn't run away if they wouldn't have done all that stuff there wouldn't have been a rumble . My second evidence shows the socs pushing for the fight and telling the greasers that their going to beat them .If they wouldn't have done that the greasers wouldn't haven't been so pumped to beat them .The Socials were responsible for causing Johnny’s

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