Tuesday, May 22, 2007

The Outsiders

Chapter 3:

aloof:"Socs were always behind a wall of aloofness, carful not to let their real selves show through."
a will to try to be different in a unsympathetic manner.

Impersonally: "The Socs even fought coldly and practically and impersonally."
To act without a care about anyone else, without warmth.

Ornery: "Mickey Mouse was a dark-golden buckskin, sassy and ornery, not much more than a
colt." & ""I've got myself a onery pony,""
Mean-spirited, disagreeable

Resignedly: "
to resign with acceptance.

1. What does Cherry explain as the difference between the socs and the greasers?

Cherry explains as the difference between the Greasers and the Socs as the Gresers are more emotinal than the Socs , Socs are sophisticated and cool, cool to the point of not feeling anything. But the difference was only part of the Money, and the Gresers have a different set of values.

2. What does Ponyboy mean on p. 39 when he says "Johnny and I understood each other without saying anything"? Have you ever had a relationship with someone who you understood, or who understood you, without having to say anything?

Ponyboy ment by that Johnny and him can understand eachother without saying anything by they know when eachother are scared, happy, and if they both agree on somthing, puzzled, they just know. Yes i have can understand what my sister, Cassy is thinking without talking.

3. When and how did Pony's parents die?

Ponyboy's parents died eight months before all this happened. They died in a car wreck.

4. What happens when Pony comes home after his curfew?

When Ponyboy came home after his curfew Soda was on the couch sleeping while Darry was reading the paper on the chair. When he got in, Darry started yelling at him then Soda tried to tell Darry to go easy on him the Darry got mad and sayed" stop trying to stick up for him, he knows better." So Pony told darry not to yell at Soda and Darry Slapped him, no one has ever hit Ponyboy, Not even his Parents. It then became clear to Ponyboy that Darry Didnt want Ponyboy around, So ponyboy ranaway.

5. Why does Johnny like it better when his father is hitting him?

Johnny like it better with his old man hitting him because then his dad at least knows who Johnny is.

6. At the end of the chapter, how does the author foreshadow that bad things are to come?

At the end of the chapter the author forshadows that bad things will happen by when she/he writes, " Things gotta get better, i figured.They couldn't get any worse.I was wrong."

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