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Describe an unusual relationship and say what a young person learns from it

In the novel The Outsiders written by S.E Hinton in 1967. One unusual relationship is between Darry and Ponyboy because Ponyboy thinks that Darry does not like him, Darry hits Ponyboy and Ponyboy runs away. Lastly Darry and Ponyboy finally realise they love each other. The authors intention is to tell us that even though their brothers still have an unusual relationship.

Darry and Ponyboy have an unusual relationship because Pony thinks that Darry does not like him but Darry is a father figure to Ponyboy and soda after their parents died in an auto wreck. An example of this is when Pony gets jumped by the socs and Pony compares sodapop to Darry “he’s never hollering at me like Darry does or treating me like I’m six instead of fourteen”. This show that Pony gets annoyed at Darry a lot because he’s always yelling at him. Another example of this is when Darry says “are you crazy a greaser can’t soak alone if they see yup they will beat you up”. This shows us that Darry is only trying to look out for his younger brother. The authors intention is to tell us that Darry is only trying to look out for Pony and protective of him. A younger person can learn from this relationship is that even though your older siblings always yell at you they just want you to be safe.

Secondly Darry and Ponyboy have an unusual relationship because Darry hits Ponyboy and Ponyboy runs away. An example of this is when Pony comes home late from the lot and Darry hits him. Ponyboy describes ” Darry wheeled around and slapped me so hard that it knocked me against the door”. This tells us that Darry can get very violent when he gets upset. Another example of this is when Johnny try’s to comfort Ponyboy ” well don’t be, your scaring me I’ve never seen you bawl like that”. This tells us that Ponyboy was shocked by what his older brother did. The authors intention is to tell us that Darry was really upset because Ponyboy came after curfew. A young person can learn from this relationship that do what your told and follow it.

Lastly Darry and Ponyboy have an unusual relationship because Ponyboy realises that Darry does in fact love him. An example of this is when Ponyboy was waiting in the hospital waiting room and Ponyboy says ” I realised Darry and all the trouble he’s been through and for the first time he’s crying”. This tells us that even though Darry is violent he still does have an emotional side when he saw Ponyboy. Another example of this is when pony says ” after mom and dad died in an auto wreck,me and soda try to stay out of much trouble as we can”. This tells us that pony is trying to make things easier for Darry after dropping out of school and trying to earn a living. The authors intention is to tell us that Ponyboy and Darry do get along and Darry was happy to see Ponyboy. A young person can learn from this relationship is that even though siblings fight they still love each other.

In the novel by S.E Hinton one unusual relationship is between Ponyboy and Darry because pony thinks that Darry does not love him. Darry hits Ponyboy and he runs away, and they both in fact realise they love each other.the authors intention is to tell us that even though they are brothers they have an unusual relationship a young person can learn from this relationship is that your siblings just want you to be safe, do what your told and do the right things and lastly even though siblings fight they still love each other.