Why was pony upset about getting a haircut?
the greasers get their name from their hairstyle. For the greasers their hair means everything. to look like a greaser, your hair has to be just right. When Johnny cut it off and bleached it he didn't look like a greaser anymore and didn't feel like part of the gang. ...
Asked in The Outsiders
Why do you think johnny chose to be a Greaser?
Johnny Cade did not choose to be a Greaser; he was born one. It was not in his hands to live his life like a hoodlum. However, one has to have great smartness and knowledge to achieve a life like that of a Soc. COME ON, READ THE BOOK! It is people like you who go to summer school! ...