Thursday, May 24, 2007

Chapter 9 Questions

1. On the bottom of p.133, when Pony asks what kind of a world it is, what comment is he making about how society judges people?
When Pony asks what kind of world it is he means that now that he thought about it all the greasers have to be proud of and being a hood.

2. Why do the boys fight? Why is Pony different?
The boys fight for their own enjoyment and they find it fun. Pony is different because he doesn'r fight for fun like the other boys he only fights if it is important or to protect himself.

3. What is the difference between Tim Sheppard's gang and Ponyboy's? Explain how Pony feels this difference might give his group the upper hand?
The difference between Tim Shepard's gang and Ponyboy's is that Tim's gang has more people that are bigger and Ponyboy's gang has less people that are smaller.

4. What do you think Johnny's last words to Pony mean?
I think Johnny's last words to Ponyboy "stay gold" means not to change the way he is and be careful if any danger might come and not to change because he is gone.

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