Greasers vs. Socs
Johnny had a great impact on Ponyboy. First, Johnny was Ponyboy's best friend. Also, Johnny saved Ponyboy when a soc was about to drown him. This affected Ponyboy because it showed Ponyboy he could really count on Johnny. Also as Johnny died, he told Ponyboy that he should never change his personality.
The church also affected Ponyboy immensely. First, it provided Ponyboy safety and shelter when he ran away. Second, it showed Ponyboy the significance of their actions. This affected Ponyboy because it caused a moment of reflection that taught him more about life and his friend. Last, it gave Ponyboy a chance to be a hero. This affected him because it saved him from being guilty of killing Bob but also hurt Johnny and was the cause of his death.
The constant battle in the book was the greasers against the socs. This conflict affected Ponyboy in many ways. It affected him physically when they jumped him and cut him. Another time where it hurt him physically was when they tried to kill him. This also created the confict of Johnny and Ponyboy against society when they fought back and killed Bob. This affected him because he had to run away and created the big rumble in which he got a concusion.
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