Two-Bit Mathews (A.K.A. Kieth Mathews) (What others say about him…
Two-Bit Mathews (A.K.A.
6 feet tall (as it is described in the book that he is tall, 6 feet tall in detail.)
Heavily built (he is tough, as he can fight off four people with ease.)
Oldest of the gang (at the age of 18, not including Darry who is 20)
Long hair (as it is said in the book that most of the greasers have long hair and are all proud of it.)
Proud of his long rust colored side burns
A wide grin (Which he uses many times throughout the book)
Actions and Words
Jumped by the socs but fought them off with a busted bottle end.
Two-bit likes a good fight.
Threatens off other gangs without much thought when jumped.
Dropped out of school, meaning he is not the smartest of the gang, leading to careless actions.
More of the reason that life is a joke for him.
Jokes around with the gang, throwing out random jokes or remarks to the gang.
Blondies (directly from the book)
School. (I know right???)
Fights (as mentioned below)
High without drinking (he can get drunk without drinking, just walking around can get him drunk)
Funny in its own way (Throws out jokes and remarks whenever)
His switchblade (one of his prized possessions, he almost never uses it. Got from shoplifting)
His scar (his rust-colored scar that he got is one of his prized possessions)
What others say about him
The whole gang calls him the wisecracker of the gang too.
Every one in the gang would describes him as the joker.
Almost always in a good mood
He is described as mostly always in a good mood, especially by others.
Life is all but a joke to him
Everyone says that two-bit thinks that life is one big joke.
Ponyboy calls Two-Bit smart, as he can analyze a situation fast, even though he is a school drop-out.