Table of Contents
- 1 What does Sodapop tell Ponyboy about Darry?
- 2 How does Soda say he feels being stuck in between Darry and Ponyboy?
- 3 How does Ponyboy feel about Soda?
- 4 How does Ponyboy feel about Soda in Chapter 1?
- 5 What is Soda Tired of about Darry and Pony?
- 6 What is so important about Ponyboy’s hair?
- 7 What did Ponyboy say to soda in the Outsiders?
- 8 Why does Ponyboy worry so much about Darry?
What does Sodapop tell Ponyboy about Darry?
As they are falling asleep, how does Ponyboy react to what Sodapop tells him about Darry? Darry isn’t soft and warm, but he does love his brothers. If he didn’t love them, he wouldn’t work so hard and wouldn’t hassle them like he does. 6.
How does Soda say he feels being stuck in between Darry and Ponyboy?
Sodapop tells Darry and Ponyboy that he feels like they are both pulling him in opposite directions, like a game of tug-o-war. After Sodapop explains his feelings, Ponyboy comes to the realization that he was never aware of how his fights with Darry negatively affected Sodapop.
What does Sodapop tell Ponyboy about why Darry gives him a hard time?
Ponyboy lies to himself that he doesn’t care that Darry doesn’t love him and that having Soda is enough. But he knows that he is fooling himself. Sodapop tells Ponyboy how tough it is for Darry to look after them, and that although Darry always seems to be on his case, he really loves Ponyboy a lot.
What did Soda say in his letter to Ponyboy?
In the letter, Sodapop says that Darry is sorry for hitting Ponyboy. Dally won’t tell them where Ponyboy is hiding, which is really upsetting Darry. Sodapop says that he wishes Ponyboy and Johnny would turn themselves in to the police, and he also tells them that their story has been in the newspaper.
How does Ponyboy feel about Soda?
Soda is the loving older brother. Ponyboy feels that he loves Soda more than Darry, because Soda is different from other people. He thinks that Darry treats him like a child. He is “hard and firm” while Soda is always grinning.
How does Ponyboy feel about Soda in Chapter 1?
For the first time, Ponyboy reflects that Soda is wrong and Darry does not love him. Ponyboy lies to himself that he doesn’t care that Darry doesn’t love him and that having Soda is enough. But he knows that he is fooling himself.
What does Soda remind Ponyboy and Darry must do?
Neither Darry nor Pony had ever thought about how their fighting was impacting Soda. Soda reminds them that they should be sticking together, not tearing each other apart. All agree that they need to pull together, not apart.
What is Ponyboy not telling Darry before the rumble?
Terms in this set (20) What is Ponyboy not telling Darry before the rumble? That he is sick. “Stay gold, Ponyboy.
What is Soda Tired of about Darry and Pony?
Darry and Ponyboy end up chasing down Sodapop outside, and he laments about their constant bickering and fighting. Sodapop explains to his brothers that he is tired of being the mediator between them and says that he cannot take much more of their fighting.
What is so important about Ponyboy’s hair?
Ponyboy’s hair is so important to him because his hair is his identity. To cut his hair would imply that he no longer belongs in his Greaser group. His hair is, essentially, the perfect “Greaser” hair. Since Pony’s parents died when he was young, his family has been his older brother Darry and the rest of the Greasers.
What did Johnny mean when he told Ponyboy to stay gold?
“Stay gold” is a reference to the Robert Frost poem that Ponyboy recites to Johnny when the two hide out in the Windrixville Church. One line in the poem reads, “Nothing gold can stay,” meaning that all good things must come to an end. Here, Johnny urges Ponyboy to remain gold, or innocent.
How is Ponyboy’s relationship with Darry and Sodapop?
Ponyboy has a better relationship with Sodapop than Darry, because he feels that Soda understands him better. Ponyboy’s parents died in a car crash, and he has two older brothers. The oldest one is Darry, who is the parental figure.
What did Ponyboy say to soda in the Outsiders?
Darry goes to make Ponyboy some mushroom soup, leaving the two younger brothers together. Ponyboy asks Soda what he said while he was delirious, and Soda responds that mostly he thought he was in Windrixville, and that he wouldn’t eat anything because he kept saying he didn’t like baloney.
Why does Ponyboy worry so much about Darry?
This concern for Darry’s feelings is a huge change from the way Ponyboy regarded his oldest brother in the beginning of the novel. Now he is worried that, because deep down he feels he can relate better to Soda, he might have left Darry out in his unconscious babbling. How is Darry and Ponyboy’s relationship changing?
Who is Ponyboy’s eldest brother in the Outsiders?
Darell, or Darry, is Ponyboy’s eldest brother who looks after him. For the first time, Ponyboy reflects that Soda is wrong and Darry does not love him. Ponyboy lies to himself that he doesn’t care that Darry doesn’t love him and that having Soda is enough.