Ponyboy and his two brothers SodaPop and Dallas were in a gang name greaser and they were would always fight with the socs and the hoods because they were different gang. Ponyboy and his two brother parents were died from a car dissident. In the text it states, "Greasers can´t walk alone too much or they´ll get jumped...¨
Ponyboy and his to brothers were having difficult time but mostly Ponyboy got to a point that he feels very lonely because his two parents died and onetime he had fight with socs gang and he got jumped. In the text it satets, ¨eight months ago, before Mom and Dad were killed. Since I was dreaming I brought Mom and Dad back to life... Mom could bake some more chocolate cakes and Dad would drive the pickup out early to feed the cattle. ¨
In the text Ponyboy and Johnny were in the street by there self and three guy that were socs came and because they saw only two greasers the wanted to fight them because they from another gang there were really scare they would get beat up so Ponyboy had a switchblade and Johnny kill Bod one of the socs member. In the text it states, "As I lit up, the Socs who had jumped Johnny and me at the park hopped out of the Mustang. I recognized Randy Adderson, Marcia's boyfriend, and the tall guy that had almost drowned me."
When johnny died in the hospital Ponyboy and his friends members from the gang were really sad the he died because it was Ponyboy´s best friend, Johnny was in the good times and the bad times with Ponyboy and the last of Johnny that toll Ponyboy was to "stay gold". In the text it states, ¨Stay gold, Ponyboy. Stay gold..." The pillow seemed to sink a little, and Johnny died.¨
Ponyboy is very sad emotionally because of every thing that has happend. Now two friend have died, his not going well on school and his not having good grades . Ponyboy things that he kill the guy when Johnny and him got jump. In the text it states, "Dallas is gone," I said. "He ran out like the devil was after him. He's gonna blow up. He couldn't take it."
At the end of the novel Ponyboy´s life he change a learned about all the mistake the he did and now he want to tell the people that's going through want to teach about the things he went through and they don't make the same mistake he did. In the text it sates, "Suddenly it wasn't only a personal thing to me. I could picture hundreds and hundreds of boys living on the wrong sides of cities, boys with black eyes who jumped at their own shadows. "