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

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Johnny is the gentlest of the Greasers. When he begins carrying the knife, it is seen as foreshadowing that it will be used at some point in the text. Weapons in the text are always associated with trouble.

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Early in the book, we get a lot of examples of foreshadowing when the altercations between Johnny and the Socs are described. They beat him up and he is jumpy now. He has a knife now, so he cam defend himself. Mentioning the fights and the knife foreshadows the rumble where he uses it.
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