The boys were at Dairy Queen talking about Cherry and how she was willing to stick up for them. Johnny told Ponyboy and Dallas that he wanted to turn himself in because he didn't want to live hiding all his life.
I wanted to turn myself in a long time ago.
Guys I want to give myself up.
Johnny, Ponyboy and Dallas were in a car ride and the conversation continued about Johnny wanting to turn himself in. It was during this ride that Dallas showed some emotion toward Johnny and told him he didn't want him to go to jail or get hurt.
Don't turn yourself in Johnny.
In a moment of panic, Ponyboy defiantly ran toward the church to look for the missing kids. The whole time he ran he was thinking it was their fault the fire started and felt bad. He threw a rock at the window and went in.
I hope this wasn't our fault!
Help! The fire is eating the church! Personification
Ponyboy and Johnny found 4 to 5 kids in the backroom of the church. The kids were afraid and screaming. Ponyboy ended up having to drop them out the window, one by one. The kids were very reluctant about going out the window.
Come kid just jump already!
Are we going to jail? Because right now I feel like I was hit by a truck! Hyperbole
Ponyboy ended up in the ambulance. He was unsure if he was going to jail or not. So he confessed to Jerry all the things that happened. Meanwhile Jerry thought that Johnny and Ponyboy were hero's.
Ohh Ponyboy your tuff hair!
Darry shows up at the hospital and it really surprised Ponyboy. Darry actually showed him some emotion and hastily hugged him while crying. Ponyboy at that moment realized that Darry cared and he didn't want to lose someone else like they lost mom and dad.