One of the Socs, Randy, Marcia’s friend, comes to Ponyboy. Two-Bit reminds him that no fights are allowed before the rumble, but Randy says he just wants to talk. He asks Ponyboy why he saved those children and says he never thought a greaser could do such a thing.
Randy confides in Ponyboy that he’s not going to the rumble that his exit is meaningless. Even if the Socs lose, they are still favored by society and the Greasers are still rejected. He feels stuck and wants to leave town.
Answers 1. Randy wants to talk to Ponyboy about how to go to court the next day.
She actually cheated on Soda and got pregnant with someone else. Soda wanted to marry her and help take care of the baby, but she told him to stay away from her and move to Florida to live with her grandparents.
Randy tells Pony that he let the children die in the fire. He tells him that he will not appear at the rumble that evening. He’s sick of all the trouble between the Socs and the greasers and that Bob was a good guy and a real person.
The Outsiders (1983) – Darren Dalton als Randy Anderson – IMDb.
What is Randy’s dilemma? If he should leave town or stay because of the fight. He’s looked at like a chicken when he leaves, but Randy is sick of the fighting.
How does Randy’s visit to Ponyboy at his house affect the Greaser? It forces Ponyboy to think about the impact of his actions on his family. It shakes Ponyboy out of his depression. Ponyboy is confused as to why a Soc would want to be friendly to a scribbler.
Ponyboy’s father actually gave him his name.
Randy says what kids really want from their parents is to say no… to have set parameters… rules and someone to answer to. “He’s dead – his mother had a nervous breakdown. You spoiled him.”
Why does it matter when Darry calls Ponyboy “little buddy“? Darry has only ever called Soda that, so that means he and Ponyboy are getting closer. Darry has always called soda that, so that means he prefers Ponyboy to soda now.
Randy tells Pony that none of this is his fault. Eventually it was Johnny who killed Bob with a blade. Pony says “I had the knife. I killed Bob” (11.23).
Who wants to talk to Ponyboy about their grades? His English teacher. What does Ponyboy have to do to get a 3? He must write a thematic paper of at least five pages.
Fighting is no good.” He asks to speak to Ponyboy, and as he bends over him, Johnny’s last words are, “Stay Gold, Ponyboy. Stay Gold< /b>.” When Johnny dies, Dally storms out of the room and runs away.
The cops kill Dally. After Johnny dies in the hospital, Dally is so upset that he runs away from Ponyboy and robs a grocery store. The police chase him to the empty parking lot where the Greasers are. There, Dally pulls out his unloaded gun and threatens the police, who shoot him in self-defense.
That night, Ponyboy lies awake in bed, remembering his encounter with the Socs. Sodapop tries to convince him that Darry really cares about Ponyboy, which Ponyboy doesn’t believe. Sodapop then tells Ponyboy his plan to marry Sandy, his girlfriend.
In The Outsiders, Cherry Valance is sixteen and she is one of the “Socs” or “Socials” as the rich kids in town are called. She likes Ponyboy and Johnny because . To balance the Socs’ perspective on the Greasers, Hinton introduced a strong female Soc, Cherry .
Marcia. Cherry’s girlfriend and Randy’s girlfriend. Marcia is a pretty, dark-haired Soc who befriends Two-Bit at the drive-in. Marcia and Two-Bit share a sense of humor and a penchant for nonsensical musing.