20 terms

Roseberry - Del Mar - Outsiders Characters

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Ponyboy
main character, the narrator
Johnny
Always scared, gets jumped, kills Bob
Sodapop
Middle Curtis brother, really good looking
Darry
Oldest Curtis brother, smacks Pony
Church
where Johnny and Pony hang out
Cherry Valance
Red Haired Soc Cheerleader at the movies
Dally Winston
Wild greaser who helps Johnny and Pony hide
Socs
rich kids, bully greasers, drink beer, party
Greasers
poor kids, rough, gang fights, steal cars, smoke
Gone with the Wind
book that Johnny and Pony read in the church
External Conflict
fight or argument (conflict) between two things
Internal Conflict
tough choice or decision in your head
Bob
the Soc who gets killed by Johnny
Theme
the main idea (or lesson) of a book
Simile
Compares two unlike things using like or as
Metaphor
Compares two unlike things NOT like or as
Marcia
Dark-Haired Soc girl, friends with Cherry Valance
Sunset
What Cherry asks Ponyboy if he ever watches
The Outsiders
A novel that deals with man vs society conflicts
Two-Bit Matthews
Funny greaser who is friends with the Curtis brothers