What happened to Johnny and Ponyboy at the church?
Johnny insists that they cut their hair to disguise themselves, and he bleaches Ponyboy’s hair. For the next week, the boys hide out at the church, reading Gone with the Wind, smoking, and eating sandwiches.
Why do Ponyboy and Johnny run towards the church?
Why did Johnny and Ponyboy run into the church? Because Johnny killed Bob. The Socs were going to tell the police and they were nt going to be able to get out of it because they would believe the Socs. What are Johnny’s injuries?
Why does Dally hit Ponyboy in the back really hard?
Why does Dally hit Ponyboy across the back? Because if Ponyboy does something wrong social services will take him up, and its his responsibility to take care of him.
Why was Darry crying at the hospital?
When Pony looks at Darry he sees that he is crying. In that split second, Ponyboy realizes that Darry does care for him, that he was just trying too hard. After losing his parents, Darry fears losing another loved one.
What did Johnny say when he killed Bob?
Bob’s bloody corpse is nearby. Johnny says, “I killed him,” and Ponyboy sees Johnny’s switchblade, dark to the hilt with blood. Ponyboy panics, but Johnny remains calm.
Who died in outsiders?
Three major characters who die in the novel The Outsiders are Bob Sheldon, Johnny Cade, and Dallas Winston.
Why does Johnny go back to town?
He wants to bring that family back together. Secondly, Johnny believes he has “a good chance of bein’ let off easy”. The attack was self-defense, and it was an unfair fight – 5 against 2.
Why did Darry ask Randy to leave their house?
Darry asked Randy to leave because he mentioned Johnny’s death and gave Pony a temper when he’s supposed to stay calm and still to recover from his concusion. After their deaths Pony starts to fail his classes, runs into things, forgets things, and stops eating. The Socs try to harass Pony one last time.
Why isn’t Darry a SOC?
“You know, the only thing that keeps Darry from bein’ a Soc is us” (Hinton, 107). Pony thinks to himself that he is aware Darry could have been a Soc because he is too smart to be a Greaser. Unlike the other Greasers, Darry is intelligent, athletic, and cuts his hair. Even Darry’s old teammates are Soc members.
What makes Ponyboy realize that Darry really does love him?
As Ponyboy is passionately hugging Darry, he realizes for the first time that Darry had a silent fear of losing another person he loved. Essentially, Ponyboy misinterpreted his brother’s affection and finally realizes that Darry loves him when they see each other for the first time after the abandoned church fire.