The Outsiders

What were Johnny's last words to Ponyboy? What did Johnny mean?

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"Stay gold Ponyboy", this is in relation to the Frost poem.

Johnny doesn't want Pony to loose his innocence and change.

"Stay gold, Ponyboy. Stay gold..." The pillow seemed to sink a little, and Johnny died."

5. Johnny’s last words to Ponyboy where “Stay gold Ponyboy. Stay gold.” Johnny said these words because Johnny doesn't want Pony to change.


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