As they are on their way back from Dairy Queen, they spot a church on fire and they heroically jump in and save the lives of many children. Now they are being proclaimed as heros in the papers. Johnny got severely injured from the fire and is in ICU. The other two greasers will survive. I chapter 7, The brothers get the news that Johnny if he lives,will be crippled the rest of his life.
Johnny encounters a truly unpleasant life all through the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. Johnny's guardians constantly beat him up and disregard him. On top of that, he doesn't motivate enough to eat and is even attempting suicide, the greater part of that makes him the gang's pet. "If you can picture a little dark puppy that has been kicked too many times and is lost in a crowd of strangers, you'll have Johnny." Johnny was terrified of his own shadow after he was jumped by the Socs when he was sixteen.
Johnny killed bob at the park when he and and Bob’s friends tried to down Ponyboy; To save Ponyboy, Johnny had to kill Bob. This shows that the Greasers had to protect themselves from people to stay safe and not die. This is important because the Greasers are forced to make these sacrifices to stay alive. This is how the Greasers are struggling more than the Socs. The Greasers are exposed to violence than the Socs making it hard for them to sustain themselves.
Johnny was always being spooked because he got jumped by Bob and his friends and beat up terribly. After that “ He would kill the next person who jumped him. Nobody was ever going to beat him like that again.” (page 34). Then when a drunken Bob jumps Ponyboy and Johnny with his friends, Johnny has no other choice but to stab Bob because if he hadn’t Ponyboy might have been drowned. After Johnny kills Bob, Ponyboy and Johnny go on the lamb to a church.
When Johnny and Ponyboy where jumped in the park, the Socs took Ponyboy’s head and stuck it underwater until he started drowning. To save his friend, Johnny killed a Socs named Bob, and the gang left the boys alone. Killing was a move of self-defense for him and Ponyboy. In another occasion, when the church was burning down and Ponyboy and Johnny heard screams of children in the back of the church. They both rushed head first into the fire and saved all the kids before they got hurt.
In the novel entitled The Outsiders, written by S.E. Hinton, fourteen year old Ponyboy Curtis is faced with the deaths of his beloved parents. Now under the care of his oldest brother Darry, Ponyboy and his other brother, Sodapop, are forced to stay out of trouble to avoid being taken away to a boys’ home. However, these brothers are members of a gang referred to as “greasers”, which poses a threat to their good reputation. Throughout the novel, Ponyboy struggles to determine whether or not it would benefit his brothers if he were to be taken away to a home.
The greasers were a middle class and not so social kind of people who liked to get in trouble and The other gang The Socs were a most of them a high class or middle-high class group of people who where they went they will always go in groups of like three or four people. Ponyboy lived with his two brothers Darry and Sodapop after his parents were killed in a car accident. Ponyboy had some friends in the gang: Steve, Two-Bit, Dally but his best friend was a boy named Johnny who was considered the gang`s mascot. Ponyboy was a boy who always wanted to be tough but an accident that happened in the story might make him change of mind on what he wanted to be. He also finds a way of how to finish the gang that was taking place from many tima.
The acting in The Outsiders is compelling to watch because it keeps the viewers on edge and excited. A scene with exceptional acting is right after Johnny kills a Social gang member in the park because he was drowning Pony. The scene starts with Johnny sitting against the fountain wall in a medium shot with the bloody knife in his grip. Johnny stutters as he speaks softly, “I killed him.” A quick cut shows a close-up of Pony with no facial expression to convey his emotions of shock and horror for what Johnny did. Johnny continues to mumble and repeat, “I killed that boy.” Johnny’s voice quivers because he is nervous about what will happen to him and Pony.
Holden uses the word “phony” on people, yet he mentions himself being “the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life” (14). In other words, there is a juxtaposition between the word phony and Holden being a liar. Therefore, his lies lead to his built-up characteristics, which show the lack of trust in his point of view. For example, when he talks about his fencing team, he says, “I left all the foils and equipment and stuff on the goddam subway. It wasn’t all my fault...The whole team ostracized me the whole way back on the train” (3).
When he reached out towards the wall, he was shot in the back of his head by Robert Ford. Robert Ford and his gang planned to assassinate Jesse and collect the reward. (Biography.com 1) One of the worst days for his wife and children when they walked in and Jesse lying in a puddle of blood on the floor. Frank James was so devastated because, the only person who ever understood him was gone. The world was happy and sad.
He gave him water, his rations, and carried him throughout the camp even while he wanted to lay down like the other old men from the camp. Elie knew that all those men would get burned and killed because they were of no use to the Germans anymore. In conclusion there are several accounts in the novel Night by Elie Weizel where his faith in religion is tested. When he is separated from his family at the arrival of Auschwitz, When he and another turn against their fathers from the traumatization of the camp itself, and when his father is dying near the end of
Ponyboy’s parents died in a car crash leaving his oldest brother Darrel also known as Darry to take care of his two younger brothers. The middle brother Sodapop is always trying to keep Darry and Ponyboy from fighting. Darry has become more of a parent figure in in Ponyboys life causing a lot of tension between the two. Some of the other main characters are Johnny, Two-Bit, Dallas, and Steve. They are all Greasres and are coincided a gang but just think of each other as friends.
Another similarity is that Ponyboy 's parents were killed in an automobile accident. In both the movie and the book is the heroic attribute of both Johnny and Ponyboy saving those kids in the burning church. Another thing that is the same is that after the rumble Dally and Ponyboy go and see Johnny, and after he dies, Dally goes and robs a store and is then shot down by the police. Some discrepancies between the book and the movie are that in the movie it left out a copious amount of Ponyboy being sick at the end, after Dally was killed. Another difference is that in the movie Darry pushed Ponyboy where as in the book he slapped him, right before Ponyboy and Johnny ran away.
As Dally witnessed this, he went to rob a grocery store, causing the police to chase him. He finally raises his gun with no ammo and the police shot him. Dally successfully suicided because his buddy Johnny died, and Ponyboy lived in pain for some time after