Ponyboy is walking home from the movies when a group of Socs gang up on him and threaten to slit his throat. The greasers show up and save Ponyboy. The greasers are: Darry, Sodapop, Johnny, Dally, Two-Bit, and Steve. Darry is raising Sodapop and Ponyboy because their parents died in a car crash. Darry works two jobs and is very strict with Ponyboy.
His mom was always cautious every year and tie a rope around Wolf’s wrist and then would let him go into the water, he hated this! Go, go said dad, always encouraging him to do things, especially many different ways to protect himself. Fred liked going to the auto races and going to his dads bowling club. His dad taught him to hold on to things for a long time, and showed him what things do and how they work. He enjoyed riding over to the next town called Zell an der Mosel with his dad on bikes to attend synagogue services.
Book summary for the outsiders Ponyboy Curtis belongs to a lower-class group of Oklahoma youths who call themselves greasers because of their greasy long hair. Walking home from a movie, Ponyboy is attacked by a group of Socs, the greasers’ rivals, who are upper-class youths from the West Side of town. The Socs, short for Socials, gang up on Ponyboy and threaten to slit his throat. A group of greasers comes and chases the bullies away, saving Ponyboy. Ponyboy’s rescuers include his brother Sodapop, a charming, handsome high-school dropout, and Darry, Ponyboy’s oldest brother (Darry assumed responsibility for his brothers when their parents were killed in a car crash).
The author goes on to explain the diapers of the boy’s siblings that were in “various stages of anarchy” (8). The choice of words lets the readers know just how bad of a condition the diapers were, showing the readers just how that the “Kool-Aid wino” and his family were living. The figurative language used in this piece plays into the imagery of the story as a whole., When Brautigan uses a simile “ the car wobbled back and forth on the road as if the driver were having an epileptic seizure” (14) to show just how abused to car really was in town. But yet the grocer continued
Show and Tell Excerpt Project The Outsiders S.E. Hinton By, Rosie Shammah Summary Ponyboy Curtis and his brothers, Sodapop and Darry, belong to a group of poor teenage boys called greasers. Many of them have led hard lives already. They are tough, angry and unforgiving. They often fight with the Socs, the group of wealthy, privileged boys who beat them up for fun.
Simon ends up taken coops girlfriend from him. Then after Simon finds out secrects abouts his new friends, He uncovers a dangersous and burtal side that no one likes. Glass got so cought up into his new friends that he cheated for Coop on his ACT and changed his grades in the computer so that he could take a different class, with his father knowing. Althought Simon was a nerd, he was independently wealthy .Simon starts turn his new friends agaisnt each other. Simons smarts was going to take him far in life, but who know that his new friends was going to bring it to an end very fast.
Overreaching Don’t Pay (pg 186) Huck cannot stand the frauds anymore when he sees Mary-Jane crying over the slaves sold and have their families separated, so he tells Mary-Jane the truth about the frauds and devises a plan to jail the king and his duke, which Huck feels proud of because even “Tom Sawyer couldn’t ’a’ done it no neater himself” (195). XXIX. I Light Out in the Storm (pg195) The day Mary-Jane went to town was the same day that the real Harvey and William return. The townspeople along with Dr. Robinson and lawyer Levi Bell inspects the frauds and almost immediately reveals their fraud identities. XXX.
For example, Wright is enrolled in school late due to his family’s extreme poverty and that whites try to keep African Americans uneducated as a form of oppression. But that does not stop Wright. His mother helps him to learn to read by reading the newspaper, and the coal deliveryman teaches him to count. Wright has grown to fear the color white. So much so that as a child he runs away from a foster home and encounters a white police officer and does not know if the police officer is going to hurt him or not.
Back in Twains time kids would run around outside and play cowboys and Indians. The way kids entertain themselves has greatly changed. We see this change when Huck goes and plays with his friends. He started a gang called the ‘Tom Sawyer Gang” and they’d pretend that they were a group of robbers looking for treasure. Todays kids are not going outside as much, are overweight and unhealthy in part because instead of going outside and playing they much rather sit inside and play online games with their friends.
Many other examples can be observed in short, such as the first person view of a pistol looking down your face from Henry Hill’s wife after she discovers he is cheating, when Henry is strung out on drugs the day of his arrest and we get a first person view of a helicopter above, and the focus on Henry Hills cross necklace as he picks up Karen for their first date. The scene with the cross is especially enjoyable and ironic to me because of all the “sinful” acts that Henry commits on a daily basis, and the fact that Karen’s parents are a different religion and do not respect