Vocabulary 6 . Read, Watch, Say, Count. Read it: Unfathomable Watch it: (look at me ) Say it: unfathomable Count it: un- fath - om -a- ble. Unfathomable. Part of Speech: adjective Prefix: un- Prefix Definition: not. unfathomable: Prediction Time!.
He liked fights, blondes, and for some unfathomable reason, school (10).
She gave him an incredulous look; and then she threw her Coke in his face. (24)
“Okay,” I said nonchalantly, “might as well.” (25)
I wonder about it vaguely. Dally had seen people killed on the streets of New York. Why did he look sick now? (33)
“ . . . I skipped breakfast and I’m about starved.” “You’re starved?” Johnny was so indignant he nearly squeaked. I remembered the baloney”(80).
“Gee,” Johnny said wistfully, “It sure will be good to get into a car again”(82).
“I was scared,” Johnny said with conviction. “I still am”(89).
“…anyway, I was walking around downtown and started to take this short cut through an alley”—Two-Bit was telling me about one of his many exploits while we did the dishes” (113).
He had the right curly black hair, smoldering dark eyes, and a long scar from temple to chin where a tramp had belted him with a broken pop bottle. (138)
“Why don’t you get a job?” . . . “Ever consider working for a living?”
“Work?” Two-Bit was aghast. “And Ruin my rep?”
“We could get along without anyone but Johnny.” Turning abruptly, he said, “Let’s go see Dallas.”
“Shoot, everybody fights.” . . . Soda fought for fun, Steve for hatred, Darry for pride, and Two-Bit for conformity.
Then he said I was acquitted and the whole case was closed. (168)
Did he have a kid brother who idolized him? (162)
“If the judge decides that Darry isn’t a good guardian or something, I’m liable to be stuck in a home somewhere.” (168)
“I walked down the hall in a daze. Dally had taken the car and I started the long walk home in a stupor.” (150)