The Outsiders- Friendship and Loyalty by Amanda Levickas on Prezi
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When she laughed I wanted her again. A minute later she asked me if I loved her. I told her it didn't mean anything but that I didn't think so.
But as we were fixing lunch, and for no apparent reason, she laughed in such a way that I kissed her. Looking back on it, I wasn't unhappy. When I was a student, I had lots of ambitions like that. But when I had to give up my studies I learned very quickly that none of it really mattered. It was then that I realized that you could either shoot or not shoot. That's when everything began to reel. The sea carried up a thick, fiery breath. It seemed to me as if the sky split open from one end to the other to rain down fire.
My whole being tensed and I squeezed my hand around the revolver.
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The trigger gave; I felt the smooth underside of the butt; and there, in that noise, sharp and deafening at the same time, is where I tall started. I shook off the sweat and sun. I knew that I had shattered the harmony of the day, the exceptional silence of a beach where I'd been happy. Then I fired four more times at the motionless body where the bullets lodged without leaving a trace.
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And it was like knocking four quick times on the door of unhappiness. I realized then that a man who had lived only one day could easily live for a hundred years in prison.
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He would have enough memories to keep him from being bored. In a way, it was an advantage. And my lawyer, rolling up one of his sleeves, said with finality, 'Here we have a perfect reflection of this entire trial: What awaited me back then was always a night of easy, dreamless sleep. Ponyboy only suffers a few burns and bruises, but Johnny is more severely injured after a falling timber strikes his back.
Dally, who ran inside the church to rescue his friends, is also injured as he tries to save Ponyboy and Johnny.
He feels this way because Darry is particularly tough on Ponyboy.
He is constantly yelling at him for being forgetful, for not getting good enough grades, and not being the person Darry thinks he should be. Ponyboy prefers his brother Sodapop who doesn't care about those things, he only wants to have a good time.
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What Ponyboy doesn't realize, until the night of the fire, is Darry is so tough on him because he is frightened. He is frightened Ponyboy won't make the grades he needs to go to college, he is frightened if Ponyboy gets in trouble, the authorities will take him away from Darry, and he is frightened Ponyboy might be killed in a fight or car accident.
He fears comes from the loss of the brothers' parents some eight months before the fire. Darry is saddled with a lot more responsibility than most twenty-year-old men. The poem says the new leaves start out gold then they change to green. This means nothing stays the same, but Johnny wants Ponyboy to stay the same sweet guy he is at fourteen.
This is impossible because he has seen too much death in his young life. Johnny wants to die knowing his actions have not changed Ponyboy, but they have and he will never be the same. Johnny's death has changed not only Ponyboy, but the rest of the boys in the gang.
They are all deeply affected by the death of the quiet sweet boy. He knew this would be the result of his action and he wanted to die, because Johnny's death made his life unlivable. Dally's life was full of disappointment, failure, and rejection. His parents didn't care about him, even when he went to jail they showed no sign of support for their son. He failed in school and in life, becoming a criminal at the age of ten. Dally had come through for Johnny and Ponyboy after the murder of Bob, he turned from someone Ponyboy feared to a friend.
But, Ponyboy knew Dally always achieved his goals and on this night his goal is to die. Johnny and Dallas were our buddies, too, but you don't just stop living because you lose someone. His school grades are slipping to the point that he might fail, if he doesn't start applying himself. Darry correctly guesses the deaths of Johnny and Dally are taking a tremendous emotional toll on the young man.
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He wants his brother to realize he needs to keep on going and not give up on life. We ought to be able to stick together against everything. If we don't have each other, we don't have anything. He has had enough and tells his brothers to realize that instead of working against each other, they should be working together.
He tells them, since they no longer have their parents, they need to rely on each other for support.