He is energetic, disinterested in school, and movie-star handsome. Sodapop Patrick Curtis is the middle Curtis boy, and one of three deuteragonists of The Outsiders. She had a crush on Johnny. Rob Lowe (film)Rodney Harvey (TV series). In the book, it is also said by Ponyboy that Soda enjoys dancing or a drag race without even getting near alcohol, and that "it's rare to find a kid in our neighborhood who doesn't drink once in a while. The Outsiders Preferences. Ponyboy also has a gang, he also have friends that are in the gang. With the help of fellow Greaser and dangerous, sometimes-criminal Dally Winston, Pony and Johnny have spent the last few days hiding out in a church in Windrixville. Born ‘Dropout’ made me think of some poor dumb-looking hoodlum wandering the streets breaking out street lights—it didn’t fit my happy-go-lucky brother at all. Hinton - organized by theme, including book location and character - with an explanation to help you understand! He's got dark brown (recklessly, dancing) eyes and a goofy grin that you can't help but love (which is noted by Ponyboy after getting jumped by the Socs). The brothers agree to stop fighting so that they can stay together. Before the rumble, Ponyboy asks some of the boys why they fight. The Outsiders. Sensitive Ponyboy used to have a good relationship with his oldest brother Darrel, but since Darrel became the household caregiver, he is always on Ponyboy's case. His parents were killed in an automobile accident just eight months before The Outsiders story takes place. Darry and Ponyboy find out that Sandy doesn't love Soda because she moved away and she sends Soda's letter unopened … He is idolized by his younger brother, Ponyboy, but feels like a middle-man being fought over by between both brothers in a "tug-a-war" between them. He took a specific liking to one horse named Mickey Mouse. Ponyboy gets back to his house at almost six-thirty, late for supper. What I couldn't believe was that I'd lied to Soda - and made my brothers worry - and all because of some silly blonde. Ponyboy describes his idolization of Sodapop from the very beginning, and says his brother “gets drunk on just plain living,” a quality he deeply admires. Darry reminds Ponyboy and Soda to run away if the police show up, so they don't get put in a boys' home. Sodapop "Soda" Curtis: The middle Curtis brother, 16 years old, a popular high school dropout who works at a gas station. Sodapop's Letter is a letter Sodapop gave Dallas to pass onto Ponyboy while he was staying at the church, because Soda knew Dallas knew where the boys were, but Dallas wouldn't tell even Soda, so he wrote Ponyboy this letter.. The bleak prognosis underscores Johnny's vulnerability, in contrast to Dally's ruggedness. Greasers Because of Sodapop, Ponyboy is able to look more favorably upon Darry, and realize how much his oldest brother has sacrificed for their family. In The Outsiders , Ponyboy shares that Sodapop , or Soda , is “handsomer” than anyone he knows. Ponyboy, Well I guess you got into some trouble, huh? One day Mickey Mouse got sold, and Soda was heartbroken. The Outsiders Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. Darry and me nearly went nuts when you ran out like that. Socs Text. Soda, never very good in school, has dropped out at age 16 and is working to help support the family. Ponyboy thinks of him as a funny fright train with legs. Darry is awfully sorry he hit you. Text. He and his best friend, Johnny Cade, have had to leave town because Johnny stabbed a boy from the rival gang, the rich, West side Socs. Decorate your laptops, water bottles, helmets, and cars. He loves both of his brothers but feels like the middleman of a tug-of-war between them. Both boys share a bed, and Sodapop serves as a symbolic security blanket for Ponyboy, especially since their parents’ deaths. Soda Pop. I’ve told you I can’t stand it that Soda dropped out. Sodapop is dating, and in love with Sandy near the beginning of the book, a pretty girl with china blue eyes and blonde hair. However, Ponyboy doesn't tell Cherry about the part where his brother cried. Being an outsider … It fitted Dally perfectly, but you could hardly say it about Soda. He reminds Darry and Ponyboy that they “ought to be able to stick together against everything” since they’re all they have left family-wise. When asked by his younger brother why he liked to fight, he simply replied that it was fun and a challenge for him. Ponyboy describes his idolization of Sodapop from the very beginning, and says his brother “gets drunk on just plain living,” a quality he deeply admires. Darry is the oldest brother, Sodapop is the middle brother and Ponyboy is the youngest. Sandy (ex-girlfriend) These are the main events of the book The Outsiders by S.E. See more ideas about The outsiders, Rob lowe, The outsiders 1983. Friends We all know the members of the Curtis gang: Ponyboy, Johnny, Darry, Sodapop, Two-Bit, Steve, and Dally. Jul 18, 2018 - Explore Hannah's board "Sodapop " on Pinterest. While Johnny and Ponyboy are hiding out in the church, Johnny suggests they cut and dye their hair to disguise themselves. Summary. Johnny. It's also mentioned that "he attracts girls like flies to honey," and that girls, both soc and greasers will get gas there just to stare at him. Hinton was 18 when the book was published. Character Analysis Ponyboy Curtis. Still holding my arm, he pulled out a chair, chastising me. Hinton is Sodapop Curtis.He is the older brother of Ponyboy Curtis and the younger brother of Darrel Curtis. Enemies Both boys focus on the future of Ponyboy; ensuring his success is the driving force of the family. Latest answer posted April 23, 2020 at 10:33:05 AM Caught in the middle is third brother Sodapop, who dropped out of school to work full … SparkNotes is brought to you by Barnes & Noble. The Outsiders is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction that laid the groundwork for the YA genre. Sodapop's Letter is a letter Sodapop gave Dallas to pass onto Ponyboy while he was staying at the church, because Soda knew Dallas knew where the boys were, but Dallas wouldn't tell even Soda, so he wrote Ponyboy this letter.. Ponyboy instinctively resists: his long, oil-filled hair identifies him as a greaser. He lives with his oldest brother, Darry, who is 20 years old and has legal custody of him and his other brother, Sodapop, who is 16. Ponyboy realizes that each member of the gang fights for a different reason: Soda for fun, Steve for hatred, Darry for pride, and Two-Bit for conformity... but Ponyboy doesn't know why he himself fights.