The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
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Chapter 1
Which Character? Pony, Dally, Darry, Soda, Steve, Two-Bit
  1. "He has big black eyes and a dark tanned face..."
  2. "Leave my kid brother alone, you hear?" (Who's talking?)
  3. "He gets drunk on plain living..."
  4. "He would've run away a million times if we hadn't been there."
  5. "He would be real handsome if his eyes weren't so cold."
  6. "I liked ________ only because he was Soda's best friend."
  7. Thinks Pony is a tag-along and a kid...
  8. Cold, hard and unfeeling (according to our narrator)...
  9. Got out of the "cooler" early for "good behavior"
  10. Scared of his own shadow...
  11. The "loner" of the group...
  12. Always has to have the last word...
  13. "understands everbody"
  • True or False. Pony says that the greasers sometimes deserve the treatment they get from other people.
  • Which quote is the reason pony gives for the behavior of  Soda and Steve? (The fights, drag races, etc.)
  • a) "'s fun..." b) most girls "looked at us like we were dirt..." c) the Socs "got all the breaks..." d) "...too much feeling with no way to blow it off..." e) " specific thing to hate..."

  • "They are right. You are a hood." Who's talking? a) The girl at the drive-in. b) The girl in Pony's biology class. c) Steve d) Two-Bit's mom e) The Socs who jumped Pony f) Dally's ex-girlfriend

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