The Outsiders Character Description

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The outsiders by:S.E Hinton character analysis

Darrel is the oldest of the Curtis brothers.he is 20 years old he takes care of his two younger brothers Sodapop and Ponyboy every sense there parents died in a car accident Darry has had custody of them as long as they stayed out of trouble.darry is also part of the greasers or “the gang”. They gave Darrel the nickname Darry for short.
“Darrel who we call darry”(S.E Hinton pg 2)

Darrys looks well he's a tall he’s six-feet-two has dark brown hair he has lots of muscle “Darry is six-feet-two, and broad-shouldered and muscular. He has dark-brown”(S.E Hinton pg 7)

Darry is not very understanding “Soda tries to understand, at least, which is more than Darry does” (S.E Hinton pg 1) he also can get

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