The Outsiders - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

Johnny and Ponyboy reacted in shock to the news that Cherry was on their side. Dally told the story of how she had come to them and almost been jumped. It had taken nerve. Cherry had said that she felt personally responsible for what had happened. She felt she owed them. She had also told the cops that Bob was killed in self-defense. Dally told them it had been a good idea to cut their hair and to bleach Pony's, they sure didn't match their description now. Johnny announced that they would go back and turn themselves in. Dally gagged, and Johnny repeated himself.

Johnny explained that he thought he had a chance of getting off easy because he didn't have a record and it was self-defense. Johnny didn't want to hide for the rest of his life. Johnny didn't think it was fair to keep Pony...

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