The story focuses more on the differences that are viewed from either side. It's worth saving their kids. This hurt Johnny, but also seemed to be a turning point as he realized that he would never get from them what he needed - he had to let it go. The relationship between these two boys is very interdependent. Yet, Johnny's words show us a case of deep self esteem problems; he doesn't think that his life is worth as much as the kids'. In the novel The Outsiders the characters that are labelled bad greasers who are placed in challenging situations.
Poor Johnny has a really rough life. Johnny is part of a Greaser gang. Let me think about this mess. One of the Socs who jumped him, Bob, wears three big rings that he used like brass knuckles. He writes, Listen, I don't mind dying now. Even though Johnny has had crummy role models, he's tries to stand up and be a good person.
After exchanging a few insults, one of the Socs grabs Ponyboy and holds his head under water in a fountain until he passes out. But Johnny ends by advocating against gang violence, stating that he would gladly sacrifice his life for the lives of little children. After Johnny, Ponyboy, and Two-Bit watch the movie, the two Socs girls abandon them. There's still lots of good in the world. He took a risk in his life to save the kids in need. They never give names for Johnny's parents, but his mom is described as a drunk who only talks to Johnny when she is pissed off, and she screams and hits him.
I'm just gonna miss you guys. Johnny can stay away from home for long periods of time and nobody seems to care or notice, in sharp contrast to Pony's situation. In the beginning of the novel, Johnny is jumped by the Socs, leaving him traumatized. Johnny Cade is broken, first by parents who verbally and physically abuse him, as well as by members of the Socs, a rival gang. Hell, I wouldn't care so much if there hadn't been so many things I haven't done yet. Johnny had to learn to let go of the pain and the people who had hurt him in order to transform into a hero.
Something Bad Was About to Happen 'Johnny, who was the most law-abiding of us, now carried in his back pocket a six-inch switchblade. Rescuing the children was a selfless action that Johnny performed willingly and performed well. He had been beaten the most by a Soc. Later in the story, the death of Robert Sheldon constructed a big contribution to. When you're a kid everything's new, dawn. Johnny, of course went after him. Since his parents do not care for him, Johnny sees the greasers as his true family.
I don't think he knows. They went to the park, and Socs. Keep it that way, it's a good way to be. More importantly, I think he was named Johnny Cade by the author to reference his Christ-like characteristics. His parents died in a car wreck as a result he lives with his two older brothers, Darrel and Sodapop Patrick Curtis. After Johnny and Pony have spent a week in the church, Dallas shows up with a letter from Darry. Darry could choose to put his younger brothers in a home.
The gang makes up Johnny's entire support system, but since they're struggling kids themselves, this support is far from sufficient. He was jumped once by the Socs and beaten very badly. Ponyboys parents are divorced and living in different states. They beat him bad, Johnny had a cut from his temple to his cheek. Johnny's Inspiring Words When Johnny realized that he was probably going to die, his first reaction was fear, but that changed once Johnny had a chance to think things over. Dallas: Johnny was the only thing that Dally actually cared about, and was protective over Johnny.
One night, Johnny and Pony ran away, because Ponyboy's brother, Darry, hit him. 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. Of all times, taking things too far just that one time made Johnny had to leave everything behind, including his life. Dally Winston wanted to be dead and he always got what he wanted. Johnny was in critical condition, and Dally had his arm all burnt up.
His folks wanted nothing to do with him. Johnny undergoes many struggles that made him emotionally and physically unstable. Johnny's best friend was Ponyboy Curtis, a frail fourteen year old that was just like a brother to him. Physical Appearance Quotation A quote from the novel that I chose would represent Johnny's role is from the scene where Johnny is in the hospital with Dally and Ponyboy by his side right after the rumble ended. Did he have other options? The last similarity is that they are in tight knit gangs. Their friends think that Johnny should lay low for a while to get himself out of trouble. Johnny pulls out a knife and kills Bob, Cherry's boyfriend.
On there way back from Dairy Queen one day they saw that the church was on fire and that they probably caused the fire also that some little children were trapped inside. But later on in the book, his hair will be bleached by Johnny Cade so that they will be disguised. He carried a switchblade and lived a rough life. Johnny and Ponyboy both ran in to save them. Johnny's Sense Of Worth Johnny saved the kids because it was the right thing to do. First, Johnny appreciates life more than what he used to be.