Thursday, May 24, 2007

Chapter 7 Questions

1. Explain what Pony means when he says Soda "reminds me of a colt" on p. 101.
When Ponyboy says that Soda reminds him of a colt he means that he always has to be nosey and know everything that is going on.

2. What condition is Johnny in after the fire?
Johnny's condition after the fire was very severe becaus ehe had a broken back, burn, and a severe shock.

3. Why would being crippled be worse for Johnny than someone else?
Being crippled would be worse for Johnny because Johnny doesn't have anybody at home to help him when he is sick because he may not be capable of doing some things by himself.

4. "Maybe people are younger when they are asleep" (p.104). what do you think about this comment?
I think that people look younger when they are asleep because they are not worrying or thinking about anything; relaxed.

5. What is a juvenile delinquent (p. 107)? Find a definition on the internet, in a dictionary, or create your own based on your own knowledge.
Internet-a minor who can not be controlled by parental authority and commits antisocial or criminal acts, as vandalism or violence
Dictionary- a youth who is immature
My definition-a child or teen who isn't controlled by a guardian and commits illegal actions

6. Why would Two-Bit think Johnny, Dally, and Pony were heroes all along; before they saved the kids?
Two-Bit thought that Johnny, Dally and Ponyboy were heroes all along before they saved the kids because Johnny saved his best friend without thinking of himself and Dally came and helped them when they were in life threatening situations

7. What was Bob's 'real' problem, according to Randy (p.116)?
Bob's real problem according to Randy was that he never got punished by his parents for anything he wasn't supposed to so, he acted up all of the time and he would never get it trouble for it so he just continued and never thought his actions were a bad thing.
8. Why did Pony think it was better to see socs as "just guys" on p. 118? What do you think he means by this?
Ponyboy means that they are also just guys, they are just the same as the greasers so don't treat them any different then you would treat your friends.

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