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1 Test Review You will need: netbook Writing utensil Paper Packet
The Outsiders Test Review You will need: netbook Writing utensil Paper Packet

2 Exposition Complication Rising Action Climax Falling Action Resolution
Plot Diagram Exposition Complication Rising Action Climax Falling Action Resolution

3 Exposition Characters, Setting, Other Vital Information
What information does the author give you at the beginning of the story? Characters, Setting, Other Vital Information

4 Johnny kills Bob Sheldon
Complication “Trigger event”- the thing that causes the conflict or sets the conflict in motion Johnny kills Bob Sheldon

5 Rising Action Complications and events that occur as the character(s) tries to solve the problem Johnny and Ponyboy go to Dally for help Johnny and Ponyboy flee to Jay Mountain Church burns down..causing injury and the boys to return to town

6 The Rumble/ Johnny’s Death
Climax The point of highest interest, suspense, or greatest emotional tension The Rumble/ Johnny’s Death

7 Dally shot by cops Falling Action
Events that occur as the character works toward the resolution of the conflict. Dally shot by cops

8 Ponyboy writes his theme
Resolution A satisfactory conclusion that is either positive or negative for the character Ponyboy writes his theme

9 Themes Friendship Brotherhood The Golden Rule Prejudice
SOCIAL CONFLICT Loyalty Decision Making Unlikely Friendships Stereotyping

10 Types of Conflict Man vs. Man Man vs. Society Man vs. Self
Man vs. Nature Man vs. Supernatural (not in this novel)

11 Man vs. Man When a character (man or woman) has a physical or verbal disagreement with another character Examples: Johnny vs. Bob Sheldon Dally vs. Individual Cops

12 Man vs. Society When a character disagrees with societal values, laws, or beliefs Examples: Greasers vs. Socs Negative stereotypes of Greasers

13 Man vs. Self A character fighting against his or her own conscience or moral beliefs Examples: Ponyboy dealing with Johnny’s death Randy Adderson withdrawing from rumble

14 Man vs. Nature A character vs. the forces of nature Example:
Boys vs. church fire Ponyboy vs. freezing from fountain

15 Characters See if you can name the characters from the following descriptions

16 Ponyboy Curtis Loves sunsets and reading Youngest Greaser (14)
Narrator and main character of the story Has two older brothers Parents died in car crash

17 Marcia Randy’s girlfriend Cherry’s best friend Flirts with Two-Bit

18 Dallas “Dally” Winston
Toughest Greaser White-blond hair Originally from New York Icy blue eyes and elfin face Really loves Johnny and snaps after his death Gunned down by cops after robbing store

19 Sherri “Cherry” Valance
Soc Cheerleader Her boyfriend is stabbed by Johnny Meets Ponyboy at the movies Becomes a spy for the Greasers Red Hair

20 Darrel “Darry” Curtis The oldest Curtis brother (20)
Loves showing off muscles Quit school to start working to as a roofer Unofficial “leader” of the greasers Really strict with Ponyboy

21 Robert “Bob” Sheldon Cherry’s boyfriend
Jumps Johnny before the novel begins Never disciplined by parents Stabbed and killed by Johnny Cade

22 Sodapop Curtis Happy-Go-Lucky Known for his grin
Good Looking and charming Quits school and works at gas station Middle Curtis boy Keeps peace between Darry and Ponyboy

23 Steve Randle Best friend of Sodapop Works at gas station
Knows everything about cars Steals hub caps Thinks Ponyboy is annoying and tags along too much Fought four socs with broken pop bottle

24 Tim Shepherd Leader of another greaser gang
Respects and assists Dally even though they occasionally fight Ponyboy thinks he is an alley cat, hungry, and restless Considered a real hood

25 Johnny Cade Abusive and alcoholic parents Stabs Bob Sheldon
Protected by older Greasers (especially Dally) Dies in the hospital Tells Ponyboy to “stay gold”

26 Randy Adderson Marcia’s boyfriend Best friend of Bob Sheldon
Eventually sees the futility of fighting Refuses to fight in the rumble Attempts to make peace with Ponyboy

27 Keith “Two-Bit” Matthews
Joker of the Greasers The oldest Greaser Loves his black handled switchblade Regularly shoplifts

28 Jerry Wood Accompanies Ponyboy, Johnny, and Dally to the hospital after church fire Adult and member of mainstream society Judges Greasers on their merits

29 Symbolism Cars Rings Clothes Hair

30 Cars Socs power over Greasers
Socs own cars…Greasers fix them Increased protection and mobility for Socs

31 Rings Traditional symbols of wealth and power rings = money
money = power Rings used as weapons Johnny knows Bob jumped him because he remembers the rings

32 Clothes Sense of identity Wealth vs. Poverty Greasers: Socs
Dirty jeans Tight t-shirts Ratty sweat shirts Socs Madras sweaters Khaki pants

33 Greaser Hair Separates them from other social groups
Rebelling against cultural norms True sense of identity Pg. 5 (Pony getting jumped) Pg. 71 (Church hair cut) Pg. 101 (Pony getting picture taken)

34 Perceptions Ponyboy’s perceptions of Darry
Ponyboy’s perceptions of Socs All characters reasons for fighting Changing perceptions

35 Ponyboy’s Changing Perception of Darry
Before Running away Mean Too strict Doesn’t love him After church fire Firm but loving Willing to sacrifice

36 Ponyboy’s Changing Perception of the Socs
Pre-Cherry Valance Meeting Hates and fears Socs Dangerous enemies “White trash with Mustangs and madras” (55). Thinks they have it made Post- Cherry Valance Meeting Realizes Socs are human as well Understands they have their own problems Human compassion transcends gang loyalty

37 Reasons for Fighting Ponyboy Darry Sodapop Dally Two-Bit Steve Johnny
Self-defense Darry Pride and to show off muscles Sodapop Entertainment Dally Not a fight without him. He is the only real hood Two-Bit Conformity Steve Hatred and to bash in Socs’ heads Johnny Doesn’t like to fight

38 What makes a Soc a Soc? $

39 Who do Johnny and Pony go to for help? Why?
He is experienced with evading the law

40 Why do the greasers and Socs fight so much?
They come from different social classes (money/wealth)

41 Why doesn’t Dally want Johnny to go to jail?
It will harden him, like it did Dally.

42 When does Pony realize Darry loves him?
When he sees him crying at the hospital.

43 Emotion Greasers feel too much Socs don’t feel anything
According to Sherry Valance (Cherry), what is the main difference between greasers and Socs? Emotion Greasers feel too much Socs don’t feel anything

44 Who wants to back out of the rumble? Why?
Randy Adderson. He is sick of the fighting and he knows it won’t do any good. No one can really win.

45 What does Johnny mean when he says “Stay Gold” to Ponyboy?
Stay true to yourself.

46 When Two-Bit tells Pony he isn’t like the rest of the group, what does he mean?
Pony is smart and kind.

47 Dally was alone. He lost the only thing he has ever loved (Johnny).
Soda tells Pony not to end up like Dally, how he was before he was dead…what does he mean? Dally was alone. He lost the only thing he has ever loved (Johnny).

48 Grammar Review Prepositions About, above, across, because Pronouns
He, she, they, we, us, etc Adjectives Yellow shirt, English book Linking verbs Was awesome, were wrong Adverbs Yelled loudly, ran fast, walked quickly

49 Context Clues There will be a portion of the test where you use the surrounding words to figure out the meaning of a potentially unknown word.

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