Ponyboy learns several important things from his interactions with Johnny, school teachers and, Darry. Ponyboys interactions are necessary for his future. This will make him able to make better life lessons.
Ponyboy learns life lessons from Darry. Darry made him think about what he has been doing wrong. For example,” you’re living in a vacuum pony and you’re going to have to to cut it out Johnny and Dallas were our bodies to but you don’t just stop living because you lose someone.” Ponyboy miss Johnny and Dallas so much it mess with his head this makes him stop living the way he usually does. When Darry yells at him Ponyboy learns he can’t live this way because he lost someone.
Ponyboy learned several important things from Johnny letter. Johnny made him think about being a greaser and he still has time to change that. For example, “And don’t be so bugged over being a greaser. You still have a lot of time to make yourself be what you want.” Ponyboy is always mad because he’s a greaser. Ponyboy learns you could make yourself what she want to be. Johnny helped him realize this from his letter.
For example, “Sometimes even teachers. And in my history teacher-she acted as if she was scared me, even though I never caused any trouble in her class”