Transformation of Ponyboy
Transformation of Ponyboy

Transformation of Ponyboy

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Socs act like this toward Greasers,When Ponyboy meets the Soc Cherry Valance; he thinks that she will reject him like all of the Socs he had encountered. But was surprised to find that she actually wanted to talk to him. When he tells her about his life and how he think that the Socs have nothing to worry about, and she tells him those things are hard for everybody. I’ll bet you think the Socs have it made. The rich kids, the West-side Socs I’ll tell you Ponyboy, and it may come as a surprise. We have troubles you never even heard of you want to know something … thins are rough all over. ” He tells her that he believes her but in his head he doesn’t really believe her> But when he thinks about what she said, he starts to think maybe things are the same for everyone. Taking the first steps toward his transformation. When Johnny got jumped, he vowed that the next time someone did, he would kill the attacker.

So when Cherry’s boyfriend attacks Johnny, Johnny kills him. When they flee to the country to evade arrest Ponyboy grows closer to Johnny. When they save some children from the burring church, they return to the city to find that they are heroes. When Ponyboy comes home, he finds that his two brothers are waiting for

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him and there is where he realizes that Darry does love him. After Johnny killed the Soc, The other Socs have been waging war against the Greasers.

With a big gang fight to end the war, Johnny is in the hospital leaving the greasers one person out of the fight and now Ponyboy not sure if it’s a good idea. Before the fight, one of the dead Soc’s friends asks Ponyboy how a Greaser could save the children. As Ponyboy answers, he realizes that that it doesn’t matter whether your are a Soc or a Greaser what matters is who you are. Before the big fight, Ponyboy starts to think about what it means to be a Greaser; “What kind of world is it where all I have to be proud of is a reputation for being a hood, and greasy hair?

I don’t want to be a hood, but even if I don’t steal things and mug people and get boozed up I’m marked lousy. Why should I be proud of it why should I even pretend to be proud of it? ”(p. ) He starts to wonder why he should be proud of being a hood maybe just acting like yourself makes you who you are, not acting like like someone else. At the beginning of the book, Ponyboy was a scared little kid after what he has experienced in this story he has changed to a young adult that can think for himself.

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