The Question and Answer section for The Outsiders is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Ponyboy's parents were killed in an automobile accident only eight months before the story begins.
Pony feels that he is finally working things out with Darry and that they need to be together for the upcoming rumble against the Socs.
Ponyboy and Cherry shared a vision of peace between the gangs. They got along, had things in common, and took the time to understand each other.