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that Darry has done for him and sacrificed to keep them together. Ponyboy knows when he is lying to himself because he when he looks back at the situation, he realizes he never really meant what he said. 4. My definition of a hero is a person that has courage and determination. Dally, Johnny, and Ponyboy met these requirements. Ponyboy and Johnny met these requirements when they started heading towards the church right away when they saw that it was on fire. Dally in the other hand did not, he came over to stop Johnny and Ponyboy from saving the children in the church, but eventually helped the children get out by taking them from Johnny and Ponyboy through the window. Ponyboy, Johnny, and Dally did reach my requirements of being a hero, a public hero. 5. Two characters that have both big internal and external conflicts are Ponyboy and Johnny. Ponyboy has big internal and external problems. Ponyboy had always been a Greaser, which made him and enemy to the Socs and they had almost killed him. An internal problem for Ponyboy was for him to accept himself to find his own identity, and for Dally to accept him throughout the book. Johnny also had internal and external conflicts. His external conflict was him being afraid of being jumped at the beginning of the book, and at the end of the book his problem is his horrible health condition after the fire. The internal conflict of Johnny was him being afraid of the world and not seeing some good in it. For both of Ponyboy and Johnny, there was an outcome to their problems. Ponyboy’s external problem was fixed after he somewhat made friends with a Soc he was attacked by, and his internal
problems were fixed because he promised not to fight with Darry anymore, and found that he could take time to find his true identity. Johnny’s internal problem was solved after Ponyboy told him the poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay” and realizing that there is good in the world, and his external problem went away after he died. These are two important characters that had plenty

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