The boys had some liquor, pot, and a mission to complete. Needless to say their night ends up being a learning experience and the come home different people.
As I read through this passage, I noticed the narrator mention frogs on page 261 and twice on page 265.
At the first glance, I ignored it until I eventually realized the frogs were used to represent the characters.
This expresses the diction applied in this piece of literature.
Boyle uses words like "decadence" and "susurrus" to help describe the nature and setting of Greasy Lake.