Describe three favorite characters Delaney PattersonThe Outsiders 6/14/11English 1
Significance/ Importance to the story
Johnny was a major character in the story. He died after getting hurt by a burning building.
He was Ponyboy’s best friend and he was Ponyboy’s inspiration to wright
his theme for school.He murdered a guy named bob, because he almost killed Ponyboy; but he risked his life to save
some kids he didn’t know.
Johnny is Ponyboy's best friend and the 'pet' of the gang. He's 16 years old, and lives with hisalcoholic and abusive mother and father. Johnny was jumped and beat up by a Soc wearingheavy rings (Bob). Ever since then, Johnny has been paranoid about the Socs and always carriesa switchblade. He has long black hair, covering his forehead, and large, fearful black eyes and ascar that runs from his temple to his cheekbone.