Johnny And Dally Character Analysis

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It is possible for two young boys from the same world to be so different but similar at the same time. Both of the boys are greasers but not all greasers are the same which makes them similar in some ways but very different in other ways. A way that Johnny and Dally are similar is how they both have parents who don't care about them, another way that Johnny and Dally are similar is how they both give little value to their lives. A way Johnny and Dally are different is how Dally is tough and hard and Johnny is kind. Another way Johnny and Dally are different is how Daly likes fights and rumbles and Johnny does not like that because he believes nothing good comes out of fights.
Johnny and Dally both have parents who don't care about them and that is a way of how they
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As Ponyboy mentions “His father was always beating him up, and his mother ignored him, except when she was hacked off at something and then you could hear her yelling at him clear down at our house.” (12). Johnnys parents obviously don't care about him because if they did they would want to set a good example to Johnny , like not getting drunk and beating your kid and not blaming your child because of your own problems. Therefore both Johnny and Dally's parents don't care about them and that makes them similar.
Another way Johnny and Dally are similar is how they both give little value to their lives. When Johnny dies Dally is in shock, he robs a store and he calls the gang. Ponyboy thinks “Dally raised a gun and I thought: You blasted fool. They dont know youre only bluffing. And even as the policeman's gun spit fire through the night I knew that was what Dally wanted”(154). If Dally gave value to his life he would of not robbed a market with a gun that was not loated and then runned away. Dally knew that the police had no choice but to shoot at him since he had a gun and he could hurt someone with

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