Don't think of them, I thought. Did I ask for Darry at all, or was he just saying that? They are relieved when Ponyboy bends down to pick up the broken glass, not wanting anyone to get a flat tire. Why do you think Dally would have wanted to die? Pony is in denial about Johnny's death, and keeps repeating that he isn't dead. He says that he was the one who killed Bob, and that Johnny is not dead. Event: Page 162, Chapter 11 Paola and Radha Cussed Out Verb. I am the privileged and the well dressed.
And now he was a dead juvenile delinquent and there wouldn't be any editorials in his favor. He landed all over that Soc. A man picks him up and drives him home, concerned about his cuts and bruises from the fight. When Ponyboy comes to again, he sees Darry asleep in the armchair next to his bed. Ponyboy thinks that Sodapop will hold them together. He died violent and young and desperate, just like we all knew he'd die someday.
He sighed in relief and pushed my hair back. He says he out with a friend or at home. I'd never get past the part where the Southern gentlemen go riding into sure death because they are gallant. Steve was stretched out on the sofa, his shirt unbuttoned and his side bandaged. The author's use of colors not only helps the characters begin to see the middle range, but also enables the reader to discover the many layers in this book. He's, just robbed a grocery store and the cops are after him.
I might have stumbled around all night except for a man who asked me if I wanted a ride. How readers and the novel's characters interpret Dally's death is totally dependent on perspective. Back at his house, Ponyboy is amazed at how beat up and sad everyone looks. Randy comes into the bedroom, and wants to talk about how they have to go to court the next day. Chapter 10: Vocabulary: Indignantly: Feeling or showing anger because of something unworthy or unjust.
I just don't want you to get hurt. Pony worries that when he was delirious, he only called for Soda and his parents--not for Darry. There was a Band-Aid over Darry's forehead and he had a black eye. This theme focuses on a teenager's tendency to see only the extremes of an issue, not the gray areas. What would it be like in a different bed, in a different room? As the gang rushes out of the house, Ponyboy feels as if he is about to faint. Then Soda gets into bed with him and they both fall asleep before Darry returns with the soup.
Sobbing, he asks them to try to understand each other and stop fighting. And I finally began like this: When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman and a ride home. I must have wandered around for hours; sometimes even out into the street, getting honked at and cussed out. I wondered for a long time how to start that theme, how to start writing about something that was important to me. The gang rushes out and sees police officers chasing him. This concern for Darry's feelings represents a huge change from the way Ponyboy regarded his oldest brother in the beginning of the novel. As these events are happening, Pony's condition is worsening.
Ponyboy knows that the police don't know the gun is unloaded, and he knows Dally knows that too. Ponyboy worries that maybe, in his delirious state, he hasn't been asking for Darry at all, but he doesn't remember, and doesn't ask Darry. Suddenly Ponyboy remembers that Johnny and Dally are dead. They were lounging around, reading the paper and smoking. In a daze, he convinces himself that isn't dead. There's still lots of good in the world. He is in denial, and in this chapter, he often reminds himself not to think about Johnny and Dally.
I guess this just about puts me out of every race. Dairy leaped to his feet. They are as exhausted as Pony. The Soc throws him off, but Pony gets back on, choking the Soc. I'm not about to dump a hurt kid out on the streets this time of night. The appearance of the whole situation is much like the Greasers' appearance in general: misleading.
Exhaustion, shock, minor concussion--- and Two-Bit came blubberin' over here with some tale about how you were running a fever before the rumble and how it was all his fault you were sick. He says that he was the one who killed Bob, and that Johnny is not dead. Ponyboy, in a delirious state, says that he killed Bob himself and that Johnny is still alive. Simultaneously, a police car pulls up across the street. Even the papers considered him a hero. By giving readers such extreme details of hair and eye coloration, the author suggests that perhaps the greasers primarily see the world through a filter of chilling inequity. After the hearing, Ponyboy becomes detached and depressed.
Soda immediately bounds into the room, although Darry has said he's exhausted and can hardly stay awake. How readers and the novel's characters interpret Dally's death is totally dependent on perspective. Dallas and Johnny were dead. Colors in a black and white world. In a daze, he convinces himself that isn't dead.