The total opposite of him. We were also a tad shocked when Dally got out of the hospital by holding a knife to a nurse's throat. Dally calls the house to say that he has robbed a store and is running from the police. Pony says, I used to like to draw his picture when he was in a dangerous mood, for then, I could get his personality down in a few lines. Johnny looked up to Dally and defended him to others. Unable to bear Johnny's death, Dally robs a grocery store at gunpoint and is killed by police. The next night, Ponyboy and two greaser friends, the hardened Dally and the quiet Johnny, meet Cherry and Marcia, a pair of Soc girls, at a drive-in movie theater.
Dally did not want Johnny to turn himself in to the police because Johnny still possessed the qualities that Dally lost along the way. When you're a kid everything's new, dawn. His life experiences seem to have chosen the path for him; the person inside of him never has a chance. The boys are praised for their heroism, but Johnny is charged with for killing Bob, while Ponyboy may be sent to a boys' home. And I decided I could tell people, beginning with my English teacher.
He getshimself into a lot of fights because he runs his mouth and iscareless with his actions and words. Dally and Johnny came from the same background - both had families that did not care about them. Both are tortured in Hell in ways they died. His hair is bright yellow almost bleach like , and his hair is greased. He often goes of and does his own thing. Hinton was 18 when the book was published. This girl's making me shake.
Dallas arrives with news that Cherry has offered to support the boys in court. We ought to be able to stick together against everything. He might have been thinking that if he'd gone into the church to help Johnny and Pony, then perhaps they would've gotten out sooner, and Johnny wouldn't have been fatally injured by the burning timbers. Be nice and leave us alone? He did what he wanted and did not care about anything or anyone except Johnny. Without Johnny, Dally lost all hope and ended his life by pulling an unloaded gun on the police. After the unfortunate incident of Johnny Cade killing a Soc named Bob in order to protect Pony, Dally does not hesitate to guide them into the old church in Windrixville for hiding to escape the police where the greasers lived, and nor does he hesitate to provide them with protection and money, even if it meant going to jail himself. Johnny Cade - A sixteen-year-old greaser with black hair and large, fearful eyes.
In fact, Johnny's life is so valuable to him that he doesn't think he can live without Johnny. Dallas Winston 'His eyes were blue, blazing ice, cold with a hatred for the whole world. Later that night, Ponyboy and Johnny are attacked in a park by Bob, Randy, and two other Socs. It's just when you get used to everything that it's day. Dallas Winston grew up poor and disadvantaged and he became what seemed to be a depraved person. He had a girlfriend named Jessica W.
If we don't have each other, we don't have anything. Bob and the greasers exchange taunts, but Cherry prevents a fight by willingly leaving with Bob. He tries to die the same night Johnny dies because he feels like he can't live without the person he cares about. At the hospital he discovers that he and Dally are not badly injured, but a piece of the church roof fell on Johnny and broke his back. Nonetheless, Dally is thought of as the most noble of and the most loyal to the gang. I wondered for a long time how to start that theme, how to start writing about something that was important to me.
They begin dunking Ponyboy in a fountain, but Johnny pulls out his switchblade and stabs Bob, killing him. Dally admired Johnny's soft spoken personality and didn't want a sentence in jail to harden Johnny like it had hardened himself 89-90. However, as the story unfolds it becomes clear that people who can be presumed as depraved can develop to sacrifice themselves for their friends and mature to attain redeeming qualities such as loyalty and bravery. Dally robs a grocery store, waves a probably unloaded gun at armed police officer, and goes down in blaze of gunfire. But since we don't get the story from Darry's point of view, we really can't say what was going through his mind. Crazy, Rebellious, Careless, Young, Stupid, Wild, a Leader,Independent. With Johnny critically injured, Dally did not know how to deal with the flood of emotion from losing the only thing he cared about.
Dally might have been thinking that if he hadn't helped Johnny and Pony hide out, then none of this would have happened. But why did Dally want to die? In the movie, after a depressing death by the gangs pet Johnny Cade, Dallas runs off and robs a grocery store and threatens a man with an un loaded gun. On the advice of Dallas, Ponyboy and Johnny leave town, and hide out in an abandoned church in Ponyboy dyes his hair blonde with peroxide in case anybody spots him. Johnny decides to turn himself in and Dally agrees to take the boys back home. He is also a friend of Dally's.
Ponyboy and Cherry have a great deal in common, and Ponyboy feels comfortable talking to her. Dallas Winston should be considered a hero, because he saved the life of several young people. Ponyboy is eventually cleared of wrongdoing in Bob's death and allowed to stay with his brothers. Tim and Dally respect each other, despite occasional conflicts. Some say he committed suicide, which he did.