Can a 13 year old watch The Outsiders?

Can a 13 year old watch The Outsiders?

This is a good book, but if your 12/13 year old is super sensitive, the violence at some points might be too much.

Is The Outsiders a happy ending?

Tying Up Loose Ends Ponyboy tells a tragic tale—a tale of violence, of poverty, and of young men dying in the streets. But, luckily, The Outsiders manages to end on a happy note, with most of Ponyboy’s major problems resolved. He isn’t sent to a boys’ home, or brought up on charges.

Is The Outsiders appropriate for 7th grade?

Jennings felt the book contains subjects that are socially, emotionally and developmentally difficult for seventh grade students to deal with, including conflict, crime, death of a character and gang fighting.

Is The Outsiders rated R?

Note: The original cut of the movie was rated PG in 1983, before the PG-13 rating existed. The edited/extended cut released in 2003 carries the PG-13 rating.

What were Johnny’s last words Ponyboy?

What do Johnny’s last words mean? Right before he dies in the hospital, Johnny says “Stay gold, Ponyboy.” Ponyboy cannot figure out what Johnny means until he reads the note Johnny left. Johnny writes that “stay gold” is a reference to the Robert Frost poem Ponyboy shared when they were hiding at the church.

What does Ponyboy realize at the end of the book?

Ponyboy realizes that he cannot become wholly naïve or wholly tough. He cannot stop being a greaser in order to retain his innocence or sacrifice his ideals in order to become a toughened gangster. He must learn how to be like both Dally and Johnny.

Who dies in the book Outsiders?

At the rumble, the greasers defeat the Socs. Dally shows up just in time for the fight; he has escaped from the hospital. After the fight, Ponyboy and Dally hurry back to see Johnny and find that he is dying. When Johnny dies, Dally loses control and runs from the room in a frenzy.

How long should it take to read The Outsiders?

The average reader will spend 3 hours and 12 minutes reading this book at 250 WPM (words per minute).

Who is Ponyboy’s best friend?

Johnny Cade
Johnny Cade: Ponyboy’s best friend. 16 years old, who is extremely quiet and lives with his alcoholic, neglectful and abusive parents. Dallas “Dally” Winston: A 17-year-old juvenile delinquent, he is the roughest and most volatile of the greasers, but cares more about Johnny than he does anyone else.

What do you think Johnny’s last words to Pony mean?

“Don’t let anyone change you. You’re perfect as you are.” Basically Johnny is saying to Ponyboy to stay true to himself. Stay the way he is and not change.

Is the Outsiders movie based on a true story?

NO, ‘The Outsider’ is not based on a true story. And thankfully so! The story focuses on such a grim and unimaginable crime that it gives us nightmares as it is, and it all comes out of Stephen King ’s imagination.

Why did Johnny kill Bob in the Outsiders?

Johnny killed Bob out of self defense. He knew that another beating was coming, and he killed Bob before it started. Johnny also killed Bob to protect Ponyboy.

What were the two groups in the Outsiders?

Sonny Geraci,lead vocals

  • John Madrid,trumpet
  • Al Austin,lead guitar
  • Gayle Guhde,keyboards
  • Tom King,rhythm guitar,backing vocals,tenor saxophone
  • Mert Madsen,bass,harmonica
  • Ronnie Harkai,drums
  • Who is telling the story in the Outsiders?

    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

  • Tough as Nails. Ponyboy is cut on one cheek and shaken up,but not badly hurt.
  • Future Plans.