The Outsiders

The Outsiders

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Storyboard Description

The story is the "The Outsiders." This is a 6 plot diagram.

Storyboard Text

  • In Tulsa, Oklahoma, Ponyboy gives a first-person, subjective account of events,The background is a clash between the poor greasers and the rich Socs.
  • Johnny kills a Soc to protect his friend. This forces Johnny and Ponyboy to flee. While they are gone, tension mounts between the gangs. Johnny and Ponyboy take refuge in an old church.
  • One day the church catches fire with young children inside. Johnny attempts to save them, but is badly injured.
  • Johnny dies right after Ponyboy and Dally tells him about winning the rumble. His last words was towards Ponyboy telling him to stay gold.
  • Dally felt so upset or depressed that the thing that he most cared for died, he suicides by pulling a gun in front of a police, which he had an unloaded gun.
  • Ponyboy looks at Johnny’s copy of Gone with the Wind. Ponyboy realizes that he wants to tell the story of his friends so that other hoodlums will not nurse their anger at the world and ignore the beauty in it.
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