Dynamic Characters In The Outsiders

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The Outsiders Most Dynamic Character The most dynamic character in the book The Outsiders is Ponyboy Curtis. Throughout the course of the book his actions,thoughts,and things he said, lead me to believe the he is the most dynamic character. This is true for many reasons, first at the beginning of the book he needed to be protected, but towards the end of the book he was able to protect himself. Furthermore Ponyboy changed his views toward Dallas during the book, lastly he realizes that Darry actually does love him and doesn't hate him contrary to his former beliefs. Near the beginning of the book when Ponyboy gets attacked by the Socs (pg.8 Hinton), he needs his gang to step in and stop them from hurting him. Additionally, …show more content…
At the start of the book Pony sees Dallas as a bitter, tough guy , and he has good reason to think this because Dally had spent time in jail and was in a gang in New York that beat people up just to blow off steam. Now Johnny had always looked up to Dally like a big brother and a hero, but Pony doesn't start to look at him this was until he goes into the burning church to save the kids' lives (pg79 Hinton ). However the greatest change in Pony’s views in Dallas Is when he risks his life to save Ponyboy’s life and prolongs Johnny’s, after this Pony views Dally like Johnny viewed him as a gallant selfless hero. But the change in relationship between Dally doesn't last long as Dally has the police kill him not long after Johnny because of his injuries from the fire when this happened it made Dally feel like he lost a part of himself because he was so close with Johnny. I chose Pony write about because I think he is the most dynamic character. So some readers might think that Johnny was the most dynamic character in the book there is a strong argument for it . He changes a lot such as he was weak at the beginning of the book and had to be protected, but towards the end he was the protector of Ponyboy when they were at the church. He also goes from being alive to being dead at the end of the book. Even though Johnny made so many changes during the book,I still firmly believe that Ponyboy

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