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Stay Gold Stay Gold Ponyboy Book Analysis Essay

Stay Gold , Stay Gold Ponyboy. Can you imagine committing a crime and you just wish you can just open and close your eyes and all the image or memories are all whipped off , or you read a book like Alice in Wonderland and the movie to the book was just terrible and you just want get it out your head , Well sometimes you have to see the movie to a book to clarify or visualize the scenes in the book, Like the outsiders reading the book was very well detailed and easier to understand and it makes you have different feel some deep emotions ; either sadness, happiness or and but how the movie left out some details and feelings made it seem like, the characters were unreal. It seems like they were trying to hard too be happy , sad or angry.

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For example, in the book when Ponyboy was talking with Cherry Valance, a Soc, they were talking about different things, and he remembered what had happened to Johnny, They talked about how bad some of the socs that came in a blue Mustang had beaten him up pretty badly. It all started when Johnny was in the vacant lot retrieving a football when some socs got out of a blue mustang, caught him, and started beating him up. After that Day Johnny was a nervous and timid wreck. The difference is in the movie, The movie never covered that scene. Since they left that out, no one knows exactly why Johnny is so scared when it came to seeing that blue mustang and Bob, one of the Socs getting out of the car. Either way in the book and the movie , when Bob and the other Socs jump Johnny and Ponyboy in the park, Johnny kills Bob because he is scared that bob might drown Ponyboy. Another scene left out, is the scene when Cherry Valance and Ponyboy are standing in line for the concessions at the drive-in movie, and were talking. One of the topics was about Sodapop, who is Ponyboys second oldest brother. The one thing that they said about him was when he had a horse named Mickey Mouse. The horse used to belong to a guy in a stable who he used to work for. So, Soda ended up naming it Mickey Mouse and would always ride the horse. But this was personal to him and it marked a point where Ponyboy trusted Cherry to just talk and wasnt nervous around her, the…

When the characters were sad or happy, it seemed as if it was real and they weren’t just characters in a book. However in the movie it implies a different idea , because it didn’t seem to be as real as the book did explain it to be . It did come out as if it could have happened, but the way the actors acted their feelings out, it didn’t explain or express how they felt , when they were sad or happy. It seemed as they were trying too hard to act like they were heartbroken or scared or completely ecstatic. But whether the story comes from the pages of a book or a movie. They are full of similarity and differences, but in both, even though not everyone gets along in the beginning , the end is there to count…

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