Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower, But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay.
Darry slaps Ponyboy.
Johnny kills Bob because the Socs were drowning Ponyboy.
Ponyboy recites the poem Nothing Gold an Stay and themes start to get uncovered.
Ponyboy and Johnny rush into the burning church to save the kids.