Johnny's father is abusive and hits him when he comes in the house. Two-Bit departed from us when we reached the lot. Just before he died, he told Dally that the fighting between the Socs and Greasers was pointless and for Ponyboy to 'stay gold. Johnny admired Dallas because 'Dally' had grown up in the same type of environment, but never seemed to be afraid of anything. Pony was getting a fire started. Marcia and I really became friends, and so did me and Cherry.
He wanted to see what the better side of life was before he was gone. Johnny 'was just a little slow to get things, and he liked to explore things once he did get them. We then later find out he did that because he was on fire. In the end of the story, we see a deeper part of Bob who comes out and proclaims that he and Ponyboy are all right. Dally comes back a few days later after they been hiding and gives Ponyboy a note from Sodapop and treats Ponyboy and Johnny to a fast food place, as the two were basically starving. He gives the boys a gun and tells them to hop on a train to Windrixville and hide inside an old abandoned church. Sodapop is a great brother between Darry and Ponyboy but struggles keeping their small family together after their parents died.
She likes Sodapop and Ponyboy, but really really likes Johnny. Dallas was also treated poorly by his father which contributed to his toughness. Though Johnny realizes that a rumble between the two gangs is not a way to resolve their issues, he cannot stop it from happening. After the Greasers heroically win, he tells Ponyboy that they should get to the hospital to visit the severely injured Johnny. The greasers are his true family, and they regard him as a little brother. He even challenges his idol, Dallas, when he sees how uncomfortable Dallas is making Cherry and Marcia at the movies.
I don't like little kids. . Outside of his gang of friends, he's been told over and over that he has no value. Not from dirty greasers; not from drunk socs. Poor Johnny has a really rough life. This shows how he becomes brave and regrets what he said in order to show how tough he wants to be now. I'll kill myself or something.
She cried when Steve went to jail, before the story starts. Johnny had been beat up by a guy with rings. On the way home they go the park, and fall asleep. Is it the same as your. Steve works part-time with Sodapop at the gas station and is good with cars.
He loves a good rumble and beat up on Socs which is what he is good at. His parents have given in to him his whole life, and have never set any boundaries for him. In the story, Johnny has a lot of problems at home that affect his feelings throughout the beginning of the book to make him a timid and fearful boy. E Hinton, changes from timid and shy to gallant and strong. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Jerry Wood One of the schoolteachers who was picnicking with children when the church caught on fire.
But I remembered Dally pulling Johnny through the window of the burning church; Dally giving us his gun, although it could mean jail for him; Dally risking his life for us, trying to keep Johnny out of trouble. And now he was a dead juvenile delinquent and there wouldn't be any editorials in his favor. Cherry didn't want to fight so she agreed to go with Bob. Personality Dallas was hardened from a tough upbringing. Then leaf subsides to leaf. Lesson Summary Hurt, sad, and scared describes Johnny Cade throughout most of the story of The Outsiders.
He had gray eyes and a wide grin, and he couldn't stop making funny remarks to save his life. He took a risk in his life to save the kids in need. Johnny hides his vulnerability under a facade of false bravado and is loyal to his gang, the Greasers, but stands up to them when he thinks he should and refuses to let them take the fall for his actions. He would prefer to live, even though he's probably more scared to live than to die, because he can see that there is good in the world, and that he's been a part of it. The significant factors that change Johnny throughout the story are his cruel parents along a church fire. Johnny Cade is a 16 year old, dark skinned greaser.
You don't know what a few months in jail can do to you. Johnny was so cute and so young and he didn't need to be nervous all the time. He carries a switchblade with him to protect him from the socs. Johnny reminded Ponyboy of a little puppy that had been kicked too many times. Cherry Valance Cherry is a redhead Soc girl, Bob's girlfriend, whom Ponyboy meets at the drive-in when Dally is bothering her and Marcia.
You get a little money and the whole world hates you. Johnny has always been quiet, the loved one of the group. He also lived in a violent city where Socs and Greasers were in constant conflict. When they return to the church, they find it on fire with seven trapped kids inside. He eventually dies, and even if he had survived, he wouldn't have been able to feel anything below the middle of his back.