the outsiders exam review
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who is the narrator of the outsiders?
what two groups of teenagers does ponyboy describes?
socs and greasers
why did ponyboy have a hard time with his oldest brother?
Darry says he never thinks and is really hard on him and pushes him to do good
why does the author use nonstandard English?
to help create a "gang" mood
where do the socs hang out?
the way out
where do the greasers hang out?
what are the rules in fights?
even numbers on both sides
how could cherry be a problem for Darry?
she stands up to him
why do you think ponyboy and cherry become good friends?
they have a lot in common and share personal thoughts with eachother
why did cherry and Marcia leave their dates?
they had alcohol
why was ponyboy late getting home?
he fell asleep in the lot with johnny
why do you think Darry hit ponyboy?
he got overly excited and aggressive and he didn't think before he did it
what major event happened in chapter 4?
Johnny killed bob
who do you think was wrong in the situation?
socs because they started the fight
if you had been one Of the socs how would you feel after Bob was stabbed?
if you had been one of the greasers how would you feel after Bob was stabbed?
nervous and upset but relieved
why did ponyboy turn to dally for help?
dally is a criminal and knows how to outrun the law
what did dally instruct ponyboy and Johnny to do?
to on the train to windrixville and go to the church and stay inside
what did Johnny admire about dally?
he's gallant, smart, brave, and tough. he stood up for himself
why did the boys cut their hair? does the length mean much to the boys?
I disguise themselves.
yes it does
why do you think cherry chose to help Johnny and ponyboy?
she likes dally
why did Johnny decide they should turn themselves in?
he was tired of the church and he doesn't want ponyboy to have to live like this
what did ponyboy learn about darry?
he learned that Darry actually cares about him
how were the boys injured? why are they heroes?
they went into a burning church to save children
what did Johnny want the boys to get him in the hospital?
gone with the wind
and hair grease
how did Johnny feel about dying?
he was scared bc he hadn't gotten to live enough yet
what additional problems do the boys face after ponys return?
and Johnny was dying
who is randy and what does he discuss with ponyboy and the tasty freeze?
he is bobs bestfriend and he says he did not want to fight in the rumble and he discusses the bob situation
what did soc kids want from their parents?
they just want them to say no to show that they care
why did cherry refuse ponyboy a request to visit Johnny in the hospital?
bc Johnny killed bob and she doesn't want to be seen with them
what happened at the rumble?
the greasers won
who came? who didn't?
dally showed up
randy and Johnny did not
what were the rules of the rumble?
why did dally take ponyboy to see Johnny after the rumble?
because Johnny was dying and they wanted to see him again and tell him they won the rumble
what were johnnys last words for ponyboy? what did they mean?
to stay young and be different because that's a good thing
what did dally do after Johnny's death?
he punched the wall an starts to cry
bc Johnny was the only thing dally loved
what happened to dally in the end?
dally got shot by the cops bc he wanted to die
why do you think ponyboy was Ill?
because he was sick, exhausted and got a concussion
why did randy come to visit ponyboy? why doesn't pony care that randy is seeing his house?
randy wanted To see if he was okay
randy isn't his friend
why do you think ponyboy said that he had killed bob and that Johnny was not dead ?
he had convinced himself that so that it didn't hurt
why was the court hearing important?
pony had to prove his innocence and soda pony and Darry might get seperated
why do you think ponys life was still troubled after the court hearing?
he missed Johnny and dally and was sad and people judged him
what message did Johnny leave in the book?
he said to try and help dally and explained "stay gold"
why wasn't Johnny upset about dying?
it was worth saving the kids
what did ponyboy finally decide to write about for his English project?
his life.. and the week that killed Johnny bob and dally