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How Is Dary Presented In The Outsiders

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When you are dancing, there are many things you can channel; emotions, memories, people, experiences, stories, the list goes on and on. These properties can be portrayed through movements, facial expressions, and music. Dancing can also portray conflict; such as the conflict between Ponyboy Curtis and Darry Curtis in S.E. Hinton’s beloved novel, The Outsiders. In our dance piece, titled, Hard to See, both the music and movements work in harmony to illustrate Darry and Ponyboy’s maturing relationship.
Darry and Ponyboy have a substantially complex relationship, with many fluctuations in their feelings towards each other, or their perception of those feeling throughout the book. In the beginning of the book, it is thought by Ponyboy that Darry is hard and apathetic towards him. As Ponyboy says in the book, “My face got hot as I bit my lip. Darry… what was Darry like? “He’s…” I started to say he was a good ol’ guy but I couldn’t. I burst out bitterly: “He’s not like Sodapop at all and he sure ain’t like me… but he can’t stand me. I bet he wishes he could stick me in a home somewhere, and he’d do it, too, if Soda’d let him.” However, towards the end of the book, Pony finally understands the multitude of love that Darry holds for him. An example of this is, “Darry did care about me, maybe as much as he cared about …show more content…

“Light of the Seven”, composed by Ramin Djawadi for “Game of Thrones”, has many fluctuations within the music, from slow to fast rhythms and soft and loud dynamics. These features help support the flowing storyline, as there are many changes of dynamics in that as well. The Staccato and Legato sounds within the piece personify the changing emotions between the Curtis Brothers. When the violins start making those sharp sounds the tension between Darry and Ponyboy begins to grow, compared to the soft fluid quality of the music when they are

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