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SparkNotes: The Outsiders: Ponyboy Curtis

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They are known for their long, greased hair. Johnny and ponyboy cut their hair to fit in with the people in windrixville. Brotherly Despite his wisecracking demeanor, Two-Bit has a big-brotherly sense of protection for his Greaser pals, especially Ponyboy and Johnny. He liked fights, blondes, and for some unfathomable reason, school. Ponyboy Curtis is a 14-year-old boy whose world has been turned upside down. Sodapop tries to convince him that Darry indeed cares for Ponyboy very much, which Ponyboy does not believe.

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Dallas Winston

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He wants to marry his girlfriend Sandy, even when he finds out she is pregnant by another man, but she rejects him. Only Soda and Cherry can get him talking. With such an awareness of literary protagonists, Ponyboy sees himself as he is, as both character and narrator. Ponyboy dislikes the Socs, whom we see through his subjective viewpoint. A while later, Two-Bit parts ways with Pony and Johnny.


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The Outsiders Characters

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He matures over the course of the novel, eventually realizing the importance of strength in the face of class bias. Understanding the 'situation,' the police officer escorts them to the hospital. They just use Tim's gang as backup when they need them--although Dally and Tim are close. Because his parents have died in a car accident, Ponyboy lives with his brothers Darry and Sodapop. He Learned the meaning of the poem stay gold.

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Character Biographys

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Johnny Cade - A sixteen-year-old greaser with black hair and large, fearful eyes. The Socs are the same ones, Bob and Randy plus others who arrive. Johnny stay behind and later Pony boy returns saying that Darry slapped him. Besides, Ilook better with long hair. While sitting on a playstructure they notice the Socs' car pulling up.

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Ponyboy Curtis in The Outsiders: Character Analysis & Quotes

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Both boys cut their hair and Ponyboy bleaches his with peroxide in order to change their appearances. After Ponyboy gets jumped by the Socs, Two-Bit offers to go to the movies with him so that he does not have to take the chance of being caught alone again. Ponyboy is intelligent and sensitive and has certain un-greaserlike characteristics: he likes to go to movies by himself, does well in school, and appreciates sunsets. Ponyboy does not really get along with his older brother Darrel Curtis. When you're a kid everything's new, dawn. At first, Pony thinks that Darry resents him, but as he matures, he realizes that Darry is doing the best he can to watch out for Pony's best interests. My hair is longer than a lot of boys wear theirs, squared off in back and long at the front and sides, but I am a greaser and most of my neighborhood rarely bothers to get a haircut.

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Notes on Characters from The Outsiders

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He was the gang's pet, everyone's kid brother. He likes to fight because he likes feeling strong which he is. In the film, Ponyboy's appearance is fairly similar to his novel appearance, with the exception of his hair, which is much darker than in the book. Ponyboy theorizes on the motivations and personalities of his friends and describes events in a slangy, youthful voice. Sodapop then shares with Ponyboy his plan to marry , his girlfriend. They begin dunking Ponyboy in a fountain attempting to drown him, but Johnny pulls out his switchblade and stabs Bob to death.

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The Outsiders Characters

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Though only fourteen years old, he understands the way his social group functions and the role each group member plays. If you don't have anything, you end up like Dallas. If you wanna bring your eyes out even more wear green accessories , does the trick too! Sodapop is sixteen and very likable: he is handsome, kind, fun-loving and understanding. Sunny yellows and oranges, fuchsias and pinks, black and white classic, or more mature-looking. There should be some help, someone to tell them before it was too late. For example, he realized that all Socials are not the same, and that they're all people.

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SparkNotes: The Outsiders: Character List

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This aspect of his character evolves throughout the story into maturity. As a result, he is ignored by his alcoholic mother, and is usually very shy when talked to. Pony and Bob insult each other before the socs run after Pony and Johnny. He later meets the girls boy friends who take the girls away. This culture of fear intensifies all the economic issues that Pony's family and all of his friends face.


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