Darry's parents were killed in a car accident. The two young men start to circle each other in the silence, and Ponyboy thinks about how they shouldn't hate each other. Pony, Johnny, and Two-Bit had been pulled out of school. He loves them dearly, though has a bit of a weird way of showing it. His keen interest in literature and strong academic prowess set him apart from the rest of his friends.
Darry was scholarship worthy which shows he was smart and had common sense and that would help him know what to do to give the best to Sodapop and Ponyboy. We think he's so hard on Pony because a he sees Pony's potential and is afraid that if he isn't hard on Pony, then Pony won't reach that potential; and b he has no experience as a parent! Ponyboy returns to school, but his grades drop. The poem comes to symbolize the innocence of Johnny and Ponyboy. He could be a Socs, but Ponyboy and Soda are holding him back. Darry, as a 20 year old boy, had enough responsibility to parent his brothers because Darry had two jobs to provide his brothers, Darry was protective, and he was also intelligent.
He wears his thick hair in a complicated arrangement of swirls. Running away from home, Ponyboy and Johnny wander into a park, where Bob and four other Socs surround them. After escaping the hospital, Dally shows up just in time for the rumble. He also makes good chocolate cake, which he and his brothers eat every day for breakfast. The Outsiders is about two weeks in the life of a 14-year-old boy. The boys are greasers, a class term that refers to the young men on the East Side, the poor side of town.
Darry would not allow his family to be pulled apart; instead, he got hard. I had taken the long way around, but I was finally home. Darry took responsibility for his family and gang members while working two jobs. He made the decision to sacrifice his dreams in an effort to provide Ponyboy with the opportunity to make something of himself. Darry worked two jobs to provide for his brothers and he kept responsibility for both. Syme: Ponyboy's English teacher who assigns him a theme to write that becomes the story of the novel itself. If we don't have each other, we don't have anything.
Suddenly it wasn't only a personal thing to me. Through the ups and downs Darry protected his brothers. The stress and lack of experience Darry has as a parent-figure creates some problems between Ponyboy and Darry. Steve knows everything about cars and specializes in stealing hubcaps. I remembered how close he and Dad had been, and I wondered how I could ever have thought him hard and unfeeling. However, he left Johnny in the hospital to attend the rumble, even though he knew Johnny was dying.
Everything appeared to be going his way, when suddenly, everything changed. Darry reminds Ponyboy and Soda to run away if the police show up, so they don't get put in a boys' home. At the park, Cherry's and Marcia's boyfriends reappear. Bob and the greasers exchange taunts, but Cherry prevents a fight by willingly leaving with Bob. Sodapop hugs Ponyboy, and Darry cries, shocking Ponyboy. A stage adaptation was written by Christopher Sergel and published in 1990.
He doesn't have much of a life outside of work, the gym, and his responsibilities at home. None of the other smaller guys will be there; not or or , 's little brother, because he's in the reformatory. Sandy Sandy is the girlfriend of Sodapop. One day she murmured something that Dally couldn't hear. When you're a kid everything's new, dawn. I don't want that to happen to you. Darry worked two jobs to provide for his brothers and he kept responsibility for both.
They waited all night for her to wake up. He is coy, smart and tall. Dally's reaction to Johnny's death is a great show of emotion for someone who Ponyboy thinks is always cool. Six feet, two inches tall with broad shoulders, a muscular build, and a handsome face, the ''Boy of the Year'' received an athletic scholarship. She was the most beautiful girl that Darry had ever laid eyes on.