Contrast & Contradiction : When Ponyboy comes home at 2 a.m. Darry gets mad at Ponyboy for coming home so late, Darry and Pony get into a argument. Sodapop, the middle brother tries to get Darry to calm down, Darry gets really frustrated and screams at Soda. Ponyboy gets mad and screamed "You don't yell at Soda!' Darry was furious he slapped Ponyboy and, Ponyboy runs away
Chapter 7 Page 103 Again & Again: Darry tries to convince the doctor again and again to let them stay to see Johnny and, to know how he is feeling because he is like family to them
Fine, you can go in.
We are the closest thing to family to Dally and Johnny have.
Chapter 6 Page 98 Memory Moment- When Darry talks to Ponyboy he says " I thought we lost you, like we lost Mom and Dad.''
Chapter 6 Page 98 Aha Moment: When Ponyboy goes to meet Soda and Darry, he saw Darry crying.Ponyboy started to realize why Darry acted with Ponyboy the night Darry slapped Pony. He understood that Darry acted like that because he cared about Ponyboy, and Darry wanted to make sure nothing happened to Pony. Ponyboy realizes that Darry was crying because, Darry was afraid of losing another loved one. Ponyboy and Darry got closer after this.