The Outsiders. Chapter 2 pages 19-36. What is the difference between “tuff” and “tough”?. Look on page 12 for answers! “Tough” is… The same as “rough” “Tuff” is… “cool” or “sharp” Can also describe objects: “tuff-looking Mustang or a tuff record”.
Because the FUNCTION of these words is to DESCRIBE a NOUN…
“Tuff” and “Tough” are ADJECTIVES.
Dally: “You two barrel race, huh?” (22).
Barrel racing: a rodeo event in which a horse and rider attempt to complete a clover-leaf pattern around preset barrels in the fastest time.
What is your opinion of the greasers? Are you on their side? Why/ why not?
“’Yeah, boy,’ Cherry said sarcastically, ‘real simple’” (30).
Sarcasm: a person says something, but means the opposite. It’s a form of irony.
“’Sure,’ Marcia said, unconcerned.
“’If he gets killed or something, you
just bury him. No sweat’” (30).
What are Cherry and Marcia
REALLY saying about “fighting fair”?
Look at the last paragraph on page 34. How does Ponyboy respond to Cherry’s claim that “It’s rough all over?”
Be prepared to share your answers and back them up with quotes from the book!
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“Foreshadowing” is a literary device that gives the reader (us) a sign or warning of what is to come in the future of the story.
This chapter ends with Ponyboy’s words: “I know better now” (36).
In one paragraph, explain what you think Ponyboy means. What do you think will happen in the story?