She felt as if it was her fault that Bob was killed and that Johnny and Ponyboy got published in the paper for murder(pg.86). She knew that the Socs were drunk and that Johnny and Pony fought for self-defense. She took full responsibility even though I don’t think it was her fault any of it happened. Cherry was also able to get Dally of her back when they first met in the movie theater(pg.22). Cherry isn’t only cunning but she is also trustworthy.
Cherry’s trustworthy because she doesn’t like the fighting and she tries to help the greasers stop it. She told the greasers that the Socs weren’t bringing any weapons to the rumble and she was right. She didn’t go to visit Johnny in the hospital which ticked Ponyboy off, but she was staying loyal to her boyfriend Bob who Johnny murdered. When Ponyboy told Cherry her his real name she didn’t laugh or make fun of him, she thought it was pretty cool.
In addition, Cherry believes in equality for greasers and Socs, she knows that they all watch the same sunset(pg.40,130). Cherry doesn’t like how they fight amongst themselves and Socs and greasers all have their problems, not just with money(pg.34). She says it’s as if all greasers are bad, same with Soc’s because some of them like to jump greasers while others don’t. Ponyboy is unsure at first but when Cherry gives him examples he kind of changes his mind and Cherry hopes everyone can get