Ponyboy thought that Darry was cooking breakfast...
Words of the wiser
Stay gold Ponyboy, stay gold..
Ponyboy thought that he was at home, and Darry was cooking breakfast. He also thought it was a normal morning as usual when the whole gang is there. PG.68
Contrasts & Contradictions
Johnny starts dying and he tells Ponyboy to stay gold. Pg.148
Suddenly I realized,horrified, that Darry was crying. He didnt make a sound, but tears were running down his cheeks. pg.98
Dally raised the gun,and I thought : You blasted fool. They don´t you are only bluffing.And even as the policemen´s guns spit fire into the night I knew that was what Dally wanted.He was dead before he hit the ground.