Chapter 9 Fact Sheet
"The Outsiders" Chapter Summary
o Sodapop and Steve put on extra hair oil before the rumble to show
There greasers (trying to make themselves proud of being greasers).
o Ponyboy takes five aspirins before the rumble
o Ponyboy starts to see he isn’t proud of being a greaser, and only pretends to be.
o The rumble occurred.
o Dally gets out of hospital to fight in the rumble .
o Greasers ‘win’ the rumble.
o Johnny tells Ponyboy to stay gold before he dies .
o Johnny dies.
o Ponyboy asks the gang if and why they like fights.
o Darry starts of the fight with Paul Holden a soc he used to be on the same football team with but now there on opposing sides and hate each other because of where they live.
o Dally lies to policemen.
o Dally shows signs of losing it before Johnny’s death.
o Dally thought he should of taught Johnny to be tough like him.
o Dally tells Johnny that they bet the socs but Johnny says it was useless.
o Dally tells Johnny he is proud of him.
o When Johnny dies dally loses it.
o Dally loses it
o Ponyboy’s mental state heads downhill
o The greasers lift in confidence after beating the socs in the rumble
o Johnny Cade
o Dallas Winston
o Two-Bit Mathews
o Darry Curtis
o Ponyboy Curtis
o Steve Randall
o Sodapop Curtis
o Paul Holden
o Tim Shepard
o Curly Shepard
o The Brumby Outfit
o The Nurse
o The Doctor
o The rest of the socs
o Abandoned lot
o The Curtis household
o “you like fights, don’t you, soda” “yeah I like fights”
o “what kind of world is it where all I have to be proud of is a reputation of being a hood, and greasy hair?”
o “I don’t want to be a hood, but even if I don’t steal things and mob people and get boozed up, I’m marked lousy”
o “right then the most important thing to me, was whipping the socs”
o “I’d seen too much of what drinking did for you at Johnny’s house”
o “Why do I fight? I thought, and couldn’t think of any real good reason.”
o “you fight real good for a kid your size. But you were in shape before. You’ve lost weight and you don’t look so great, kid. You’re tensed up too much”
Asprins relate to this chapter because this is when ponyboy's mental state starts heading downhill, but he thinks he's just sick.
Hospital relates to this chapter because hospital is the place of johnny's death.
fighting relates to the chapter because the rumble occurs