Pony and Dally are shocked at Johnny's standing up for Cherry and Marcia, for he is the most timid member of the Greasers and really thinks of Dally as a hero. Thus the prosperity of fools destroys them. Still shaken by his fight with the Socs, Ponyboy climbs into bed with Sodapop. When a group of Socs accosts him, he threatens them with a broken bottle, saying he refuses to take any more of their intimidation. Cherry asks Pony about Darry, and suddenly Pony explodes. The fact that Soda is a high school dropout is very disturbing to Pony.
From then on in the story Ponyboy and Johnny assume to be the hero's. So when they meet some nice girls, so different from the 'greasy' girls they usually hang around with, Pony finds himself embarrassed about his poverty, about the fact he is a greaser. Fagin has to explain to him that they're all responsible for each other, and that if one of them gets caught, they all get caught. I could hardly stand it when he left school. That particular spy happened to be Cherry Valance, part of the Socs gang. Nat has to pee in a wooden bucket and then watches Harry tip it out of the window! Chapter 7 The reporters and police interview Ponyboy, Sodapop, and Darry in the hospital waiting room. He is lying on the pavement next to Johnny.
Once inside, they sit in the chairs by the concession stand, where they meet up with two good-looking female Socs. So, Johnny and Ponyboy continue watching the movie with the girls, where they find out each others names, histories, and that the two girls are Socs. The boys run off, led by Jack. Hearing no sympathy from her family, Poppy excused herself. Lennie attempts to speak for himself, aping phrases that George has spoken, but sounds completely ridiculous. But, he tells us, soon he will 'know better. He tells them their constant fighting is tearing him apart.
On the weekends him mom would punish him b … y not feeding him. Then, Faro went back to the house and sleep. Then they sneak in over the back fence of the Nightly Double drive-in movie, even though they have enough money to get in. He behaves threateningly to Lennie. Moses thinks of excuses so he wouldn't be the one to tell Pharaoh to let His people go. Dally puts his feet up on her chair, and she tells him to put them down. Presumably, the Socs have come to get even with the boys for picking up their girlfriends.
Ponyboy describes , Two-bit Mathews, Dallas Winston, and Cade to the reader; they compose the Greaser gang. The corporate strategy establishes the framework. Bob wears three heavy rings on his hand. The beating wasn't what had changed Johnny, it was the fact that they had scared him. Strategic planning for individual businesses includes.
The diverging views and priorities of Jack and Ralph are shown and their increasing inability to grasp each other's viewpoints is made clear. In a rage, Ponyboy spits at the Socs. A blue Mustang cruises by the group. Even after they see who it really is, Pony can see that Johnny is shaken. Two-Bit talks them into accepting a ride from him, and the three boys and two girls walk to Two-Bit's house to get his car. He instructs them to take a train to Windrixville, where they can hide in an abandoned church. Ocax because he was too careless.
Bob tells Ponyboy that greasers are white trash with long hair, and Ponyboy retorts that Socs are nothing but white trash with Mustangs and madras shirts. When Dally goes to buy cokes, Pony talks to one of the girls, whose name is Cherry Valance. Charley is comforted pretty well. Two-Bit is ready to fight, but Cherry says she hates fighting, so she and Marcia go off with the Socs. Poppy's nose was injured and she fainted from the fright.
He's just got more worries than somebody his age ought to. Suddenly the boys see the blue Mustang from earlier that night. Other than being financially and socially disadvantaged, the Greasers' main problem is getting jumped by the Socs, the rich kids from the West Side. On the way there, Ponyboy started to realize that Soc girls were normal people just like him. Ocax flies in to snatch her but she escapes.