Hinton uses the technique of anecdote to reveal to the reader the story of Johnny's attack. Soda and Darry help Ponyboy, while the other boys chase after the Socs. Loomis and Ann peeks a sneak from the cave. Darrel, or Darry, is always yelling at Ponyboy and never seems to try to understand him. When the fire goes out, Piggy and Ralph are enraged, seeing a ship which wasn't able to see them because there was no smoke signal. They often carry switchblades, mainly to help them stand their ground against the Socs.
Being told he was going to have to die and cut his hair Ponyboy began to worry. But he's still feeling pretty sick, so he takes five aspirin instead. Five Socs, including Randy and Bob, jump out of the car and approach them. Jack's growing obsession with hunting pigs is highlighted, as is Ralph's frustration with the lack of willingness of the boys to carry out the very ta … sks which they have themselves agreed on. Ponyboy is passed out for awhile,and at the end of the chapter he is reunited with darry and sodapop. The reporters and police interview Ponyboy, Sodapop, and Darry in the hospital waiting room. Full of panic they went over to Bob Marril's place to find Dally for money and a plan to escape before anyone found out what they've done.
As Pony talks to Cherry, he realizes that she is not so different from a Greaser. Cherry is grateful to Johnny for intervening and invites him and Ponyboy to sit with her and her friend, Marcia. He fights at the rumble and then races from the hospital room when Johnny dies, stranding Pony and rushing off. They find Dally at the house of Buck Merril, his rodeo partner. When the rumble ends, Dally and Ponyboy go to the hospital to see Johnny.
He had been ten years old at the time, and had saved his allowance for a year, thinking he could buy the horse back for his brother. I couldn't imagine not eating food is one of the main things in my life. He and his older brothers take care ofhim since their parents passed away. They decide that the main difference between Socs and greasers is that Socs are too cool and aloof to acknowledge their emotions and that they live their lives trying to fill up their emotional void, while the greasers feel everything too intensely. When he wakes up, he learns that Johnny stabbed Bob remember, one of the girls' boyfriends , and Bob is dead.
Strangely Ponyboy was able to talk easily to Cherry the red headed cheerleader soc. Are you just using this to gett out of reading the book for school? Johnny says that he feels rejected too, since his parents don't notice whether he comes home or not. When he walked in Darry screamed and hollered at Ponyboy saying how he's never thinking. His mother shows up to visit, but she is a mean-spirited, nagging woman and Johnny refuses to see her. Darry would be furious if he misbehaved, and he knows it.
The other four members of their gang, who were chasing the Socs away, return. Warmth usually is equated with inside and cool is associated with outside, and the colors reflect the characters' positions in society: The greasers view the Socs as insiders and themselves as outsiders. A Soc grabs Ponyboy and holds his head under the frigid water of the fountain. Greasers are known for their long, greased hair. Ponyboy and Johnny get on a train, and Ponyboy goes to sleep. Just then, Marcia sees a blue Mustang coming toward them.
Ponyboy starts to go back in for Johnny, but Dally clubs him across the back and knocks him out. He doesn't want Darry to know yet, though. A blue Mustang pulls up to the restaurant, and in it they see the group of Socs that jumped Ponyboy and Johnny in the park. The boys are part of a gang of young men, who are more like brothers than gang members. A red Chevy Corvair is the first sign that something is wrong Ponyboy Gets Jumped Ponyboy leaves the theater and starts walking home alone, even though the streets of his neighborhood are no place for a kid of his age and station to be by himself.
A skin on skin a fight can be a good thing, because it allows people to blow off a little steam. At the concession stand, she asks him about Johnny, and he describes to her how Johnny was jumped by the Socs. These events are precursors to the actual violence Roger and Maurice will use later in the novel to threaten Ralph and Piggy. The car pulls up next to Ponyboy. How on earth do u forget to feed your child?? Dallas runs off, and Pony wanders the streets in a daze until a kind man offers him a ride and takes him home. That summer they went on vacation to the Russian River by then he felt that things might be getting better but he was so wrong! Sure enough, Ponyboy is attacked by a carload of Socials when he's in a vacant lot, just minutes from his home. Review Fourteen-year-old Ponyboy Curtis and his gang, the Greasers, have a dangerous ongoing feud with the Socs, a group of rich boys from the other side of Tulsa.
His grades suffer, he loses his coordination, memory, and appetite, and he resumes fighting with Darry. Cherry Valance has helped ensure that both gangs will fight fairly, and that neither will bring weapons. Summary: Chapter 5 Dally was so real he scared me. He plans to drive the girls home but their boyfriends, Bob and Randy, intervene and the girls leave with them instead. Soda and Steve are taking their girlfriends out.
Sodapop also confesses his love for his sweetheart Sandy and reveals his plans to marry her when she finishes school. He describes himself for the reader, physically, and notes his household situation: he lives with his older brothers, and. The first place Dally took them to was Dairy Queen to grab a bite. When Ponyboy wakes, Darry is at his side. Dallas Winston, who goes by Dally, is the toughest member of their group. Ann followed Mr Loomis and spied on him and ate some blackberries near bushes. He gives them some money.