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Character whose house Ponyboy and Johnny go to after Bob is killed, in order to find Dally
Buck Merril, a cowboy
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The reason Johnny killed Bob
Bob was going to drown Ponyboy
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Character who pushes Ponyboy in the fountain
A Soc named David
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The result of Darry hitting Ponyboy
Ponyboy runs away from home
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What Darry does to Ponyboy when Ponyboy gets home at 2am
Darry hits Ponyboy
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Character who kills Bob
Johnny Cade
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Cherry Valance's Soc boyfriend
Bob Sheldon
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A member of the Socs; Bob's best friend
Randy Adderson
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Character thinking about committing suicide
Johnny Cade
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Cherry's Soc best friend
Marcia
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Red-headed Soc who throws a drink in Dally's face
Sherri (Cherry) Valance
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The gang that jumps Ponyboy in the beginning of the novel
the Socs
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Toughest of the Greasers, originally from New York City
Dallas (Dally) Winston
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The second oldest of the Greasers; he often shoplifts and always carries around a knife
Two-Bit Matthews
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A Greaser who loves to drive and steal cars; he works at a gas station with Sodapop Curtis
Steve Randall
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A Greaser who is shy and is often physically abused by his father; Ponyboy's best friend
Johnny Cade
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The gang Ponyboy, his brothers, and friends are a part of
Greasers
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Ponyboy's hard-working, serious 20-year-old brother
Darry Curtis
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Ponyboy's happy-go-lucky 16-year-old brother
Sodapop Curtis
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14-year-old protagonist of The Outsiders
Ponyboy Curtis
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This flashcard set covers information about the characters from S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders. It includes key plot details that enfold between the rival gangs the Greasers and the Socs. These cards will help you distinguish between characters and help you follow the plot.

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14-year-old protagonist of The Outsiders
Ponyboy Curtis
Ponyboy's happy-go-lucky 16-year-old brother
Sodapop Curtis
Ponyboy's hard-working, serious 20-year-old brother
Darry Curtis
The gang Ponyboy, his brothers, and friends are a part of
Greasers
A Greaser who is shy and is often physically abused by his father; Ponyboy's best friend
Johnny Cade
A Greaser who loves to drive and steal cars; he works at a gas station with Sodapop Curtis
Steve Randall
The second oldest of the Greasers; he often shoplifts and always carries around a knife
Two-Bit Matthews
Toughest of the Greasers, originally from New York City
Dallas (Dally) Winston
The gang that jumps Ponyboy in the beginning of the novel
the Socs
Red-headed Soc who throws a drink in Dally's face
Sherri (Cherry) Valance
Cherry's Soc best friend
Marcia
Character thinking about committing suicide
Johnny Cade
A member of the Socs; Bob's best friend
Randy Adderson
Cherry Valance's Soc boyfriend
Bob Sheldon
Character who kills Bob
Johnny Cade
What Darry does to Ponyboy when Ponyboy gets home at 2am
Darry hits Ponyboy
The result of Darry hitting Ponyboy
Ponyboy runs away from home
Character who pushes Ponyboy in the fountain
A Soc named David
The reason Johnny killed Bob
Bob was going to drown Ponyboy
Character whose house Ponyboy and Johnny go to after Bob is killed, in order to find Dally
Buck Merril, a cowboy
Johnny and Ponyboy hide out here after Bob is killed.
An abandoned church in Windrixville
The book Johnny brings back to the church for Ponyboy
Gone with the Wind
Ponyboy dyes his hair with
Hydrogen Peroxide
The poem Ponyboy read to Johnny as they watch the sunrise at the church
Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost
The cause of the fire at the church
A dropped, lit, cigarette
The Soc spy for the Greasers
Cherry Valance
The person who rides with Ponyboy in the ambulance
Jerry Wood
Greaser in the worst condition from the fire
Johnny Cade
Title of the newspaper article about the church fire
'Juvenile Delinquents Turn Heroes'
The possible court verdict the newspaper article alludes to
The court might split the brothers up
The injuries Johnny recieves
A broken back and third degree burns
Event that will take place after the party the Greasers are throwing
A rumble between the Greasers and the Socs.
Soc declares that he will not be fighting in the rumble
Randy Adderson
The book Johnny asks Ponyboy to get him at the hospital
Gone with the Wind
Person Johnny refuse to see when they visit the hospital
Johnny's mother
Object that Dally asks Two-Bit to give him at the hospital
Two-Bit's switchblade
Person that Ponyboy does not tell that his is sick
Darry
The one rule for the rumble between the Greasers and the Socs
No weapons
Reason that Cherry does not want to visit Johnny at the hospital
Johnny killed Bob, Cherry's boyfriend
Greaser who leaves the hospital and shows up at the rumble
Despite his injuries, Dally
Leader of the other Greaser group
Tim Shepard
Gang that wins the rumble
The Greasers
Ponyboy's self-declared motivation to fight at the rumble
Self-defense
Johnny's last words
'Stay gold, Ponyboy. Stay gold.'
When Johnny dies, this Greaser takes off running
Dally
Out of grief and anger from Johnny's death, Dally does this and is chased but the cops because of it.
He robbed a grocery store
Dally pulls this out of his waistband as he is surrounded by the cops
An unloaded gun
Ponyboy realizes this as Dally is being shot by the police
That Dally wanted to die after Johnny's death
The book Ponyboy vows never to finish
Gone with the Wind
The Soc who visits Ponyboy at his house when he is bed-ridden
Randy Adderson
At the hearing, the judge asks Ponyboy
If Ponyboy likes living with his brothers
The outcome of the hearing
Ponyboy is allowed to stay with his brothers
The only way Ponyboy will pass his English class
Ponyboy would have to write a really good paper about a theme
This character is Sodapop's girlfriend
Sandy
The reason Soda was upset by the letter from Sandy
The letter states Sandy is pregnant with someone else's baby
After Johnny's death, Ponyboy finds this in the book Gone with the Wind.
He finds an analysis of 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' that Johnny wrote
Ponyboy's theme for his paper
Life from the Greasers' perspective
A poor kid from the east side
Greaser
A rich kid from the west side
Social (Soc)

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