This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Randy Adderson - This character is a Soc who takes his best friend's death very hard and comes to the realization that none of the fighting is worth it.
Johnny Cade - This character is one of the youngest greasers. He is beaten and ignored by his parents.
Darrel Curtis - This character is his brothers' guardian after their parents die in a car wreck. He is tough and rarely smiles.
Dairy Curtis - See Darrel Curtis
Ponyboy Curtis - The narrator of the story, this character is more sensitive than...
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