The Outsiders Chapter 3
Themes in this chapter
Ø Ponyboy doesn’t get along with Darry.
Ø Johnny’s father beets him and his mother ignores him.
Ø Two-bit’s mother has to work at a dinner just to stay afloat.
Ø Ponyboy thinks that the Socs have it easy.
Ø The Socs think that all Greasers are hoods.
Ø Cherry and Marcia are going to ignore them when they get back to school
Ø Ponyboy thinks Darry hates him because he is hard on him.
Characters in this chapter
· Ponyboy Curtis
· Darry Curtis
· Sodapop Curtis
· Johnny Cade
· Keith ‘Two – bit’ Mathews
· Sherry ‘Cherry’
· At the movies
· The lot
· The Curtis boys house