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How did the author foreshadow in chapter 2 that Johnny would use his knife in chapter 4...

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liza23628 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 22, 2007 at 4:32 AM via web

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How did the author foreshadow in chapter 2 that Johnny would use his knife in chapter 4 of The Outsiders?

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renelane | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Educator

Posted October 22, 2007 at 5:06 AM (Answer #2)

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Ponyboy tells Cherry the story of when Johnny was beaten badly in the park. Johnny was practicing kicks when a group a soc's jumped him. He was almost beaten to death by one of the boys who wore a lot of rings. Ponyboy explained that the beating didn't bother Johnny that much but he hated that he was scared. He vowed if he was ever jumped again, he would kill them. This foreshadows the outcome of the fight in chapter four, when Johnny kills Bob to save Ponyboy's fight.

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theoutsidersse | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 13, 2011 at 11:04 AM (Answer #4)

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WOW. you just gave me the answer to my homework! thanks a bunch! Except the fact that you weren't exactly quoting the book.. but that's completely fine. I can do that my self. It's just I don't have the book on me. So i kinda needed your answer to get this work done! hahaha. thanks again!

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thewafflezking | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted October 28, 2012 at 8:53 PM (Answer #5)

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penisbluberman | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 22, 2013 at 1:24 AM (Answer #6)

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Ponyboy tells Cherry the story of when Johnny was beaten badly in the park. Johnny was practicing kicks when a group a soc's jumped him. He was almost beaten to death by one of the boys who wore a lot of rings. Ponyboy explained that the beating didn't bother Johnny that much but he hated that he was scared. He vowed if he was ever jumped again, he would kill them. This foreshadows the outcome of the fight in chapter four, when Johnny kills Bob to save Ponyboy's fight.

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