So, as Ponyboy constantly reminds us, Darry works all the time at two jobs, one of which is roofing. Ponyboy realizes that Darry is not only jealous of Paul and the opportunities he has that Darry doesn't, but he is ashamed to be representing the Greasers. The story in the book takes place in , in 1965, but this is never explicitly stated in the book. Jerry agrees that Johnny killed Bob in self-defense. Darry thought you were dead when he found you.
He wants Ponyboy to grow up well and go to college since that is an opportunity he and Soda, the middle brother, missed out on. This place gives me the creeps? Ponyboy and Cherry have a great deal in common, and Ponyboy feels comfortable talking to her. Both boys focus on the future of Ponyboy; ensuring his success is the driving force of the family. Johnny dies of his injuries. The next night Pony and two other gang members, Dallas Winston Dally and Johnny Cade, go to a drive-in movie. He has pressure from all sides, and is always on the verge of exploding. Hinton's coming-of-age novel The Outsiders, Darry is the twenty-year-old, eldest brother of Ponyboy and Sodapop Curtis, who was tasked with raising a family at a young age after their parents were killed in a car accident.
She wondered why Darry was putting her in his room and not the spare down the hall. Her face scrunched up then her eyes fluttered open. Ponyboy narrates, ''He's got eyes that are like two pieces of pale blue-green ice. The story is told in by teenaged protagonist Ponyboy Curtis. This assignment inspires Ponyboy to write about the greasers and the Socs, and his autobiographical theme turns into the novel The Outsiders.
A stage adaptation was written by Christopher Sergel and published in 1990. It's a lose-lose, and it is here that Hinton's narrative suggests the fatalism of tragedy. When Darry had finished cleaning up after dinner he walked into the room and sat down at the foot of the bed. He wears his thick hair in a complicated arrangement of swirls. When the whole gang found out they were happy for the new couple. Ponyboy and Darry Ponyboy and Darry have a tense relationship.
Pony, Johnny, and Two-Bit had been pulled out of school. She thought that Darry was being really overprotective but still didn't say anything. 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. Darry has high expectations for Ponyboy, and Ponyboy's occasional failure to meet those expectations causes tension between the brothers. He is also extremely tough — he once fought of four attackers with a broken pop bottle.
He's got eyes that are like two pieces of pale blue ice. The Outsiders is about two weeks in the life of a 14-year-old boy. She cleaned up when nobody else would, she went to work and helped with bills. Dally Winston wanted to be dead and he always got what he wanted. This shows that Darry worked so long helping his brothers and keeping two jobs that he did not have enough time to do little things like reading a book.
Darry was the first to arrive outside the room. He was on his way to getting out of the city and off to college, when his life was derailed by the death of his parents. Without thinking, Pony and Johnny race inside and rescue the kids. Hiding in an abandoned, rural church, they feel like real outsiders, with their greased, long hair and general hoody appearance. He has dark-brown hair that kicks out in front and a slight cowlick in the back-just like Dad's- but Darry's eyes are his own. Ponyboy and Two-Bit are approached by a Soc named Randy, Bob's best friend, who expresses remorse for his involvement in the gang war, lacks confidence about the rumble ending the feud, and says he will not participate.
Dally calls the house to say that he has robbed a store and is running from the police. He went outside the room to wait for them. And, like his brothers, he's super smart and athletic. Pony wants to run away, but instead they go to the park to cool off before heading back home. And don't be so bugged over being a greaser. Darry loved his brothers dearly, he would do what was possible to give his brothers the best , he provided for his family and he was school smart and common sense smart.
Darry doesn't understand feelings, just facts, and he almost never smiles. He died violent and young and desperate, just like we all knew he'd die someday. Dally didn't die a hero. He flees the police and calls the gang from a telephone booth, asking them to pick him up in the vacant lot and take him to a hiding place. Darry didn't want to go to work but he needed to. Darry was an intelligent student and athlete, so he would be able to use his smarts and muscle to run the household.
Ponyboy realizes that Darry does care about him; Darry is strict because he loves Ponyboy and wants him to succeed. The Greasers were in a heated rivalry with another gang called the Socs. The poem also suggests the impermanence of gold, pointing to the ending of the idyllic male bonding that Johnny and Ponyboy experience during their week of hiding out and foreshadowing the eventual end of their companionship. E Hinton, Darry was a grown up boy, smart and brawn, who was the leader of a gang called the Greasers and was a guardian for his brothers. She was 17 years old. But in the end of the book, he understands that Darry wants what's best for him, and grows closer to him.