Why does Dally say pony before death?
He read it to Johnny when they were hiding in the church after the death of the Soc. Johnny apparently understood the meaning of the poem because he applied it to Pony in his last breath. He knew of all the gang that Pony was gold;he was gold because of his goodness and innocence.
Why didn’t Cherry and Marcia have a car?
Cherry and Marcia left their dates because they brought alcohol. Cherry and Marcia are Soc girls. Cherry does not want to get into the car with Bob, but she does because she does not want to cause a fight when the Socs see the girls with greasers. Pony and Johnny are ready to fight, and she can see that.
What pet did sodapop once have?
When Sodapop was twelve going on thirteen years old, he worked at a horse stable, where he befriended an irritable horse named Mickey Mouse. Ponyboy Curtis had told Cherry Valance that “He (Mickey Mouse) may have belonged to some other guy, but he was Soda’s horse.”
Why does sodapop’s girlfriend Sandy move to Florida?
One of the Curtis brothers in S. E. Hinton’s novel, The Outsiders, Sodapop was in love with his girlfriend, Sandy. Apparently, Sandy becomes pregnant, and she moves to Florida to live with her grandparents.
Did sodapop die in Vietnam?
On a DVD commentary, Rob Lowe said he asked S.E. Hinton where she saw his character, Sodapop, going after the events of “The Outsiders.” He said she told him that Sodapop is drafted, goes to fight in Vietnam and dies there.
Why did sodapop drop out?
Sodapop, Ponyboy and Darry are the three handsome Curtis brothers in Susan Hinton’s teen novel “The Outsiders.” Sodapop drops out of high school when his greaser girlfriend Sandy gets pregnant. He finds out that the father is another girl, but he wants to marry her anyway; she ends up moving to Florida.
Was Elvis Presley a greaser?
Two or the most important artists in the Outsiders are Elvis Presley and The Beatles because they each represent a social group. Elvis was a big role model for the Greasers. That was part of the Greaser influence. Lots of Greasers greased their hair just like Elvis to look tuff and some like Two Bit acted like him.
How long was dally in jail?
What is Darry’s secret fear?
What does Ponyboy discover is Darry’s secret fear? Ponyboy discovers that Darry’s secret fear is to lose another person he loves. Ponyboy and his brothers learn that Johnnys condition is critical. They also learn that even if he does survive, he will be crippled.