In the book Ponyboy is walking home from the movie theatre. On the way he gets pulled over by the Socs. Then he starts to get beat up. Later his gang comes to rescue him.
In chapter 2 Dally, Johnny, and Ponyboy all go to the movie theatre. When they get their they see two socs girls sitting up front. Dally goes up to them and starts to make them mad. Then the girls yell at him and he goes away.
After falling asleep in a vacant lot Ponyboy comes home. He finds out that Darry is mad at him. For the first time Darry hits him because he is so mad. While this is happening Soda stands up for Ponyboy after he leaves.