What crimes did ponyboy commit?

What crimes did ponyboy commit?

Throughout the entire novel, Ponyboy smokes cigarettes which are illegal to minors. Ponyboy is only 14 years old, and in Chapter 9, Jerry comments, “uh, you’re too young” (Hinton 97). When Ponyboy joins the Greasers in the rumble against the Socs, he illegally assaults the Soc gang members by physically fighting them.

What are Ponyboys fears?

Ponyboy fears that Darry will think Ponyboy doesn’t care about him. Something in his tone of voice made me look at him. Mostly for Soda.

Why did ponyboy hope bobs parents hate?

Ponyboy hoped that Bob’s parents hated him and the other greasers because he would rather have their hate than their pity. At first he thinks that if they don’t hate him and his bunch, they might pity them, excusing their behavior because of the deprivation and poverty in which they are forced to live.

Who is the toughest in the outsiders?

B Dally

What happens to ponyboy at the end?

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.

Who is the toughest greaser in The Outsiders?


Is ponyboy guilty?

Ponyboy is innocent of assisting in the murder of Bob Sheldon. He was unaware that Johnny stabbed and killed him, and later on in the novel when they are hiding out, Johnny comments that Pony is not guilty of anything.

What is Dally afraid of?

Dally’s biggest fear is that something will happen to Johnny. Dally is “of the breed that (can) take anything, because he (is) hard and tough, and when he (isn’t), he could turn hard and tough”. Dally cares about what happens to Johnny.

What are some questions about the outsiders?

How does Pony’s perspective change throughout the story, and what causes these changes? How do you think Dally would react if Ponyboy had the chance to show him a sunset? How do Dally’s actions throughout the book show that he cares for Johnny? Why is this important to the story?