The Outsiders

chapter1 question

Explain the meaning of the following quote. i don't care about Darry But I was still lying and knew it. I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me." Who is talking? hat does it mean? (Answer in three or more complete sentences)

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Ponyboy is trying to distance himself from Darry by saying that he doesn't care about him. In reality Pony loves Darry and cares deeply about him. Pony is only having an adolescent moment as he tries to rebel against Darry and his authority.