Character analysis outsiders
Johnny is the gang’s pet but can be courageous when Help is needed. In the novel the outsiders by SE Hinton Johnny is a young handsome courageous abused and shy. Story he learns the true meaning of love and friendship. Jonny is pretty much the gang’s pet but in a crisis he can be very courageous and useful.
For a first impression Johnny is very shy but after he gets comfortable with you he becomes very outgoing and fun. After the murder Johnny retrieves money from dally and skips town with his friend pony boy. Johnny is afraid to speech up some times but he will when necessary. He is an over all great person.
The socs before has assaulted Johnny but when they attacked them this time he was outnumbered and didn’t know what to do. While bob and the other socs were drowning pony Johnny got a sudden boost of courage and quickly stabbed the bob. The others ran off in fear and Johnny saved pony. Johnny and pony cannot let anybody know about the murder, so they go to dally for help. But the socs are not the only ones hurting Johnny.
To add fuel to the fire Johnny do you abusing alcoholic father is hurting him as well. And when his mother isn’t giving him the silent treatment he is getting yelled at by her. If it wasn’t for the greasers Johnny would have probably been far away by now. This gang is like Johnny’s true mother and father.
Jonny may be very shy but after he gets comfortable he will come out of his shell. In a crisis he will always be there to help. He may be the gangs’ pet but he is just as much a greaser as anybody else in that gang. He may seem shy but deep down in his shell e is probably the braves gang member the greasers will ever know.