Ponyboy and his two brothers — Darrel Darry , who is 20, and Sodapop, who is 16 — have recently lost their parents in an automobile accident. She actually slept with someone else, and got pr … egnant. Ponyboy and Cherry become comfortable with eachother and discuss the social class situation between the socs and greasers, a situation both find unfair. Sodapop hugs Ponyboy, and Darry cries, shocking Ponyboy. He loves the rodeo, but he gets injured and has to quit riding. His two brothers, Darry and Ponyboy Curtis, who are also greasers.
Ponyboy thinks about the honor code of the greasers, and suggests that they can be proud of their hair, if nothing else. He idolizes and loves his older brother and sees how smart he is. Johnny decides that he has a chance now, and announces that he wants to turn himself in. Controversy The Outsiders was a controversial book at the time of its publication; it is still currently challenged and debated. Syme, says he will pass him if he writes a decent theme. Pony wants to run away, but instead they go to the park to cool off before heading back home.
Although he is failing English, his teacher, Mr. Pony's only problem with Soda is that Soda dropped out of high school. Dally feels protective of Johnny Cade. Dally leaves after giving the girls a hard time, but another greaser, Two-Bit Mathews, joins Pony and Johnny. While soda is loving caring energetic and optimistic and knows how pony is therefore knows he should listen to his feeling … s analyze the problem then give a solution instead of forcing it upon him. Is it okay for some people to leave high school, or should everybody graduate? These distinctive traits make him different from the other characters from the book. Ago when I realized he was in it!!! She grew up in a small town with not much to do.
Soda, never very good in school, has dropped out at age 16 and is working to help support the family. This incident sets the tone for the rest of the story, because the event tells the reader that a fight between these two groups needs no provocation. He dropped out because he wasn't excelling in school, and because he needs to work to help support the family. Thomas Howell as Ponyboy Curtis, Rob Lowe as Soda Curtis and Tom Cruise as Steve Randle in The Outsiders. In contrast to Ponyboy's conflicted emotions regarding Darry, Pony's feelings for Soda are entirely positive. Should Soda have fought to get an education no matter what? At the beginning of the book Darry and Pony were not at all close, but by the end of the book they get kind of c … lose, but not to close like what pony is with soda. He also reminds us yet again! Ponyboy gets home at two in the morning, enraging Darry until he suddenly slaps Ponyboy.
The Outsiders is about two weeks in the life of a 14-year-old boy. Layers Of Soda Only at the very end of the novel do Soda's layers start to emerge. The Socs represent the upper class while the Greasers represent the lower class. Tim and Dally respect each other, despite occasional conflicts. Then the rest of the greasers return and the seven chat for a bit. He loves Sandy completely, and can look past the fact that she cheated on him. Soda wanted to marry her, and help care for the baby, but she told him to stay away from her, moving to Florida to live with her grandparents.
Sodapop plans to marry Sandy, a greaser girl. It has two wings sticking from the middle of the fuselage. The boys hop a freight train and find the hideout where they are to wait until Dally comes for them. Ponyboy returns to school, but his grades drop. If we don't have each other, we don't have anything. The soc, Bob Sheldon, dies first.
Since his parents do not care for him, Johnny sees the greasers as his true family. Sodapop tries to convince him that Darry indeed cares for Ponyboy very much, which Ponyboy does not believe. As they are handing the kids outside to Dally, the burning roof collapses. The three sneak in and sit down behind two soc girls, whom Dally harrasses until Johnny tells him to back off. He is the narrator of the story. Cherry says she is unwilling to visit Johnny in the hospital because he killed her boyfriend. Dally is overcome with grief, and he robs a grocery store.
Cherry doesn't like fights and she and Marcia just decide to go with their Boyfriends to avoid any trouble. First, we learn that his brothers' fighting is really hard on Soda. They head back to the church and discover that it is on fire. Sometimes I have to get out or. And hair that seemed white it was so blond but doesn't like haircuts or hair oil either, so it feel in tufts and curled behind his ears and along the nape of his neck with blue eyes, blazing ice, with a hatred of the whole world.