In The Outsiders, did Dally always get what he wanted? Explain.

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This question concerning Dally refers to a statement made by Ponyboy at the very end of the novel when the policement shoot Dally at the lot:

"I knew he would be dead, because Dally Winston wanted to be dead and he always got what he wanted" (154).

Ponyboy's observation truly speaks the determination of Dally's character; he was a tough young man that was unafraid to go wholeheartedly after the things he coveted...

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