Ponyboy Character Trait Essays


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The Outsiders Susan Eloise Hinton English Literature Essay

.. Johnny tells Ponyboy in the letter: “he meant you’re gold when you’re a kid”. When Dally and Ponyboy go see Johnny to tell him the news, he tells Ponyboy not to “stay gold”, and dies.


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S E Hinton The Outsiders English Literature Essay

The main character, Ponyboy, does the right thing on page 92 when he saves the children in the burning building. Ponyboy Curtis is the main character of this novel.


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Erikson’s Theory Of Development In The Outsiders

She also is willing to testify against her social group in defense of Ponyboy and Johnny. Cherry Valance is a Soc and in the same grade and school as Ponyboy and Johnny.


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Stereotypes – the Outsiders Essay

Ponyboy tells the readers that the reason his group is called The Greasers is because of their long greasy looking hair. When Ponyboy said, “We both need a haircut and some decent clothes.


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The Outsiders Movie Review Essay

Darry was nearly always giving Ponyboy orders or shouting at him, which upset Ponyboy. When Ponyboy ran away with Johnny, the brothers learned to appreciate each other, especially Darry and Ponyboy.


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The Outsiders Ponyboy Curtis English Literature Essay

Ponyboy is really terrified, and he tries to go back in the church to get Johnny but Dally club’s Ponyboy across the back and Ponyboy faints due to the injury. Ponyboy then asked her if she could see the sunset from the West side, and when she replied yes, Ponyboy tells her to remember that he can see it from the East side too.


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Reflection On ‘The Outsiders’

As Ponyboy and Two-Bit find out the Johnny is going to die soon, Two-Bit runs to a store to buy Gone with the Wind book so Ponyboy could read it to Johnny. On the way home, Ponyboy explains the bad feeling he has about the rumble, but Two-Bit doesn’t understand Ponyboy and then calls him a chicken.


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“The outsiders” by S.E Hinton

Ponyboy: White trash with mustangs and madras . One more awful decision is when Johnny and Ponyboy run into the burning building.


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A Lesson Learned- An Outsiders Essay

However, he gained respect from a Greaser, Ponyboy, from doing so. He says to Ponyboy, “So it doesn’t do any good, the fighting and killing.


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Human Growth and Development Essay

De-egocentricity is characterized by the understanding of others among adolescents individuals, which is a reflection of adolescents’ internal coming of age is the processes undergone by Ponyboy. Therefore, this paper aims at making most of Jean Piaget’s theory of ego-centrism of childhood and adolescent to help figure out the reflection of de-egoce...


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Darry and Sodapop Essay

He is only apart of The Greasers because he is best friends with Ponyboy. Ponyboy is an outsider to the gang because he also the one in his gang who gets A’s at school and plus he has been moved up a year.


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Compare and Contrast the movies “Grease” and “The Outsiders”

‘The Outsiders’ has the scene when Ponyboy is reading Johnny’s letter that he wrote to him just before he died. The main character Danny Zucco is struggling to juggle his split personality.


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”The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton

Bob tries to drown Ponyboy in the fountain but Johnny kills Bob, fearing that Ponyboy would drown. Ponyboy runs away with Johnny to the park.


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Outsiders: Compare and Contrast

The article seems to suggest a more peaceful type of fighting. However, despite the differences in writing, the gangs appear to have the same essentials that occur in adolescent, or even any gang violence: rivalry between the popular and the outcasts.


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“Nothing Gold Can Stay” in The Outsiders Essay

Later however, Ponyboy proves that he still has the same characteristics he had before. “Nothing Gold Can Stay” is an overlying theme for Ponyboy, as he grows from a naïve boy to a tougher, more mature boy who still is kind and thoughtful.


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The Outsiders Essay

Ponyboy didn’t ditch his friend when times looked tough, even though Ponyboy didn’t do anything he risked his future and possibly life to stand by his friend. Pony Boy Curtis is the main character in “The Outsiders” novel and experiences two family breakdowns.


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The Outsiders Questions Essay

When he was saving the children, Ponyboy saw that Johnny was having the time of his life. Johnny and Ponyboy decided to go in the church and rescue the children because they thought it was their entire fault.


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Archetypes in Beowulf Essay

Hrothgar can be compared to another character in literature. This character is Hagrid from Harry Potter.


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The Outsiders

This scene was also a great scene because Dally’s character finally showed his true colors, and it was illustrated as well as it was in the book, possibly even better. The best part of the scene was when he told Ponyboy to stay gold; that part was the most convincing, since it looked like he was actually dying and because of the way he said it.


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Outsiders Book and Movie Comparison Essay

When one night Ponyboy meets her at the movies in both the book and the movie. Ponyboy admires Sodapop’s good looks and charm.


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‘The Outsiders’ by S.E. Hinton’s Essay

On the other hand, Johnny doesn’t look like the kind of guy who would kill someone, which he admitted to Ponyboy when he regained consciousness on page 45, but Johnny only did this in defense to save Ponyboy and himself from any more harm. 88 but still Ponyboy and Johnny stayed to make sure all the children were out first which in turn claims the li...


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Has Childhood Changed

This affects character's character and ethics. His adulthood has greatly changed his character.


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Character Study Task Isabella Ransome ‘The Outsiders’

Ponyboy soon comes to realise, just exactly what Soda means when he says ‘…you don’t realise all Darry’s giving up just to give you a chance he missed out on.’ (Page 212). Ponyboy is more innocent, and Darry realises he doesn’t want that to change.


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Compare and Contrast Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston in the Outsides by S.E. Hinton

But does Dally really just want to oppose the law, or does he aim to create a way out of other problems that he and his gang may run into? Furthermore, while in the hospital Johnny states to Ponyboy that the lives of those children were “worth more than [his]” (178).


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Comparison of Themes in The Outsiders and The Kite Runner Essay

Hinton's book, The Outsiders, the main character, Ponyboy Curtis, tries to combat the social separation between the Greasers, presented as poor gang members, and the Socs, depicted as rich and out of trouble. Learning from their work, we can aim to break down these barriers between social classes and bridge the gap between our separated societies.


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The Outsiders: Effects of Social Class

The Socs initiate a fight and try to drown Ponyboy in a fountain. Johnny, thinking they might actually kill Ponyboy, kills the Soc trying to drown him with his switchblade.


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The Outsiders Movie Critiqued Correctly

The settings of the scenes were so basic that the church Ponyboy and Johnny stayed in was just placed on a simple green field. The Outsiders was my favorite novel to read and when I first saw the movie, I was impressed on how quickly I caught onto which characters were who but I was not impressed with the presentation itself.


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I Love School Essay

It also changes the conflict from the East Side versus the West side to the northside versus the southside. However, as with all movies, character insight that is critical to understanding the story is lost when the format goes from the written word to the screen.


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“Outsiders”: Compare Contrast Movie to Book Essay

Remember to Stay Gold! After reading the novel and watching the movie I noticed some differences, I’ll start with Ponyboy, in the novel pony boy is slapped by his brother, but in the movie, he is pushed, I think the actors couldn’t fake the slap or wanted to harm the actors, this difference wasn’t very good it took away some of the drama.


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The Outsiders Essay

“You know what a Soc is? 44) This passage ultimately sums up the differences they have, but the true similarities they share.


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