In the book the outsiders Ponyboy is the main character. He has two older brothers …show more content…
Ponyboy starts the book off my quoting the murder scene. When Johnny committed the murder he destroyed the gang’s world. They had to run from the Police and it also tore apart the gang. In Robert Frost’s poem it says “Eden sank to grief”, which means the gang’s prime time is over. And when Dally getting shot and killed by the police, it was just the icing on the cake, making the whole situation worst.
Darry had a lot of responsibilities on his shoulders. With his parents being gone, he had to drop out of school and provide for his two brothers and best he knew how to. Darry got a job at a gas station, while the greasers took care of the two brothers. Ponyboy and Sodapop grew up with the gang and adapted to gang life. In Robert Frost’s he wrote “Nothing gold can stay” and when Darry had to drop out of high school to provide for his family had lost his whole future.
The mentioned characters went threw a lot of changes threw a short period of time. Like Eden they thought everything was perfect, when Johnny stabbed a soc they lost everything so quickly and the gang fell apart. So in the end, the fight between the socs and the greasers didn't matter, because with the death of close friends no winning can pay that