The Outsiders - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

The nurses wouldn't let Pony and Two-Bit see Johnny because his condition was so critical. Finally, the doctor told the nurses that it couldn't hurt now. Ponyboy realized that Johnny was truly dying. Two-Bit asked Johnny how he was and told him that the big rumble was that night. Two-Bit asked Johnny if he needed anything and he looked at Ponyboy and said he wanted the book. Ponyboy explained to Two-Bit that Johnny wanted a copy of Gone With The Wind so he could read it to him. Ponyboy asked Two-Bit if he would run and get one. Two-Bit left to get the book. Pony sat with Johnny and visited. He told Johnny about everything that had happened since they had gotten back.

Johnny asked Pony how bad he was, Pony lied and told him he'd be ok. Johnny told Pony that he was scared and that...

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