In "The Outsiders", does Ponyboy like to fight? How does Darry feel about Ponyboy participating in the rumble?

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Ponyboy seems to have wanted to fight in the final rumble between the Greasers and the Socs but at the same time he does not really want to fight. He is not feeling well before the rumble takes place; he takes a few aspirin and can not really eat. It is clear that Darry does not think that Ponyboy should participate in the fight because he looks a little pale and just does not seem like himself.

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