The Outsiders. Test Review You will need: netbook Writing utensil Paper Packet. Plot Diagram. Exposition Complication Rising Action Climax Falling Action Resolution. What information does the author give you at the beginning of the story?. Exposition.
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What information does the author give you at the beginning of the story?
Characters, Setting, Other Vital Information
“Trigger event”- the thing that causes the conflict or sets the conflict in motion
Johnny kills Bob Sheldon
Complications and events that occur as the character(s) tries to solve the problem
Johnny and Ponyboy go to Dally for help
Johnny and Ponyboy flee to Jay Mountain
Church burns down..causing injury and the boys to return to town
The Rumble/ Johnny’s Death
Dally shot by cops
Ponyboy writes his theme
The Golden Rule
Types of Conflict
Man vs. Man
Man vs. Society
Man vs. Self
Man vs. Nature
Man vs. Supernatural (not in this novel)
When a character (man or woman) has a physical or verbal disagreement with another character
Johnny vs. Bob Sheldon
Dally vs. Individual Cops
When a character disagrees with societal values, laws, or beliefs
Greasers vs. Socs
Negative stereotypes of Greasers
CharactersSee if you can name the characters from the following descriptions
Ponyboy’s perceptions of Darry
Ponyboy’s perceptions of Socs
All characters reasons for fighting
Before Running away
Doesn’t love him
After church fire
Firm but loving
Willing to sacrifice
Pre-Cherry Valance Meeting
Hates and fears Socs
“White trash with Mustangs and madras” (55).
Thinks they have it made
Post- Cherry Valance Meeting
Realizes Socs are human as well
Understands they have their own problems
Human compassion transcends gang loyalty
What makes a Soc a Soc?
Who do Johnny and Pony go to for help? Why?
He is experienced with evading the law
Why do the greasers and Socs fight so much?
They come from different social classes (money/wealth)
Why doesn’t Dally want Johnny to go to jail?
It will harden him, like it did Dally.
When does Pony realize Darry loves him?
When he sees him crying at the hospital.
According to Sherry Valance (Cherry), what is the main difference between greasers and Socs?
Greasers feel too much
Socs don’t feel anything
Who wants to back out of the rumble? Why?
Randy Adderson. He is sick of the fighting and he knows it won’t do any good. No one can really win.
What does Johnny mean when he says “Stay Gold” to Ponyboy?
Stay true to yourself.
When Two-Bit tells Pony he isn’t like the rest of the group, what does he mean?
Pony is smart and kind.
Soda tells Pony not to end up like Dally, how he was before he was dead…what does he mean?
Dally was alone. He lost the only thing he has ever loved (Johnny).
About, above, across, because
He, she, they, we, us, etc
Yellow shirt, English book
Was awesome, were wrong
Yelled loudly, ran fast, walked quickly
There will be a portion of the test where you use the surrounding words to figure out the meaning of a potentially unknown word.