Chapter 2: Answers for questions
Vocabulary – Find the meaning for the following words in this chapter and write one paragraph that uses all 3 words correctly:
- Who is the fuzz?
- Do you like police officers? Why or why not? If you were a member of a gang, do you think you would like police officers?
- Are the names Ponyboy and Sodapop nicknames? Explain.
- Who are Cherry and Marcia?
- Why doesn’t Ponyboy like referring to Sodapop as a dropout?
- What is Ponyboy comparing Two-Bit to when he calls him a “chessy cat”? What literary device is being used?
- What is “a weed” slang for in 1967?
- Why does Dally look sick now?
- How does the author describe Johnny’s beatings/muggings?
- Do you think that being assaulted or attacked would change you? Why or why not? In what way?