Ponyboy is the main character/Narrator of the outsiders and he cares for the gang. even tho he gets the short end of the stick in things the gang does. He also gets along with johnny so much they can understand each other without saying a word. He still is the Sort of runt of the gang.
Soda is a popular teenager who works at a gas station with his best friend steve. He cares about the gang members and can get aggressive if needed . He is the timid type and is a pretty normal guy. Sodapop cares for ponyboy a lot more than the other gang members.
Darry only cares about people when they are either in the gang and they get hurt. He also only cares when he hurts his siblings or anyone else someway they have never been hurt before. Darry was forced to grow up fast because of there parents passing away in an accident. After he slapped Ponyboy he was nicer to him.