What Does Slouched Mean?

to sit or stand with an awkward, drooping posture. to move or walk with loosely drooping body and careless gait.

What is apelike?

1. apelike – resembling apes. anthropoid, anthropoidal. nonhuman – not human; not belonging to or produced by or appropriate to human beings; “nonhuman primates such as chimpanzees”

Why does ponyboy compare sodapop to a palomino colt?

While Sodapop is having fun messing around with the press, Pony mentions that he reminds him of a “long-legged palomino colt.” Ponyboy compares his brother to a colt because they have similar personalities. Colts also have a tendency to be mean and ornery which correlates with Soda’s aggressive character.

What did sodapop do to reporters in stitches?

What did Soda do to make the reporters “in stitches?” He hit them. He made them laugh. He got them lost in the hospital.

Why do the Curtis boys leave their front door unlocked?

The Curtis boys keep their door unlocked in case anyone in their gang needs a place to sleep, to hide, or to escape from their parents. Like the other members of their gang, Darry, Sodapop, and Ponyboy do not have much money with which to buy valuable possessions.

Why did Darry never lock the front door to the house?

Why did Darry never lock the front door to the house and what does this say about the greasers? Although Darry was warned about burglars by Two-Bit’s mother, he keeps the door unlocked “in case one of the boys is hacked off at his parents and needs a place to lay over and cool off” (105).

Why is the door never locked at ponyboy’s house?

They are essentially a family, and Ponyboy’s house isn’t locked because it would keep family members that are in need locked out of the house.

Why did the photographers take so many pictures of Darry and Sodapop?

Why did the photographers take so many pictures of Darry and Sodapop, according to Jerry Wood? Because they were greasers.

Why do ponyboy and sodapop share a room?

Hover for more information. Ponyboy values his sleep, though his troubles cause his own brothers to lose much of theirs in Susan E. Hinton’s novel, The Outsiders. Because of the Curtis’ small house, Pony shares a bed each night with his brother, Soda; Darry has the other bedroom to himself.

Why do the photographers take so many pictures in the outsiders?

The photographers take so many pictures because Ponyboy was getting an award for saving the kids. Ponyboy tells a reporter at the hospital he would take a bath if he could do anything he wanted. Ponyboy tells a reporter at the hospital he would get back to school.