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“Greasers can 't walk alone too much or they 'll get jumped, or someone will come by and scream "Greaser!" at them which doesn 't make you feel too hot if you know what I mean. ” ~ The Outsiders, Chapter 1, Page 2. This quote which kicks off the book helps to bring together what the narrator and main character Ponyboy character is as a Greaser. The Greasers are what the East side poor kids of Tulsa, Oklahoma with their slicked back long greased hair and switch blades, are called, kind of like hoodlums who stick up for each other. On the other hand the Socials or how it 's shortened it in the book Socs (it is pronounced So-Shis) are the West side rich kids with fancy cars and lots of free time, which they use to jump greasers. The book “The …show more content…
They approach the chairs for people without cars to find two Soc girls siting on the front row, Dally sits behind them and starts to talk dirty to the girls and they ask him to leave them alone. Dally gets up to buy soda 's for the guys, he asks the girls if they want anything they say no way, and he leaves. One of the girls turn around and we see it 's Cherry, she asks Pony his name and he replies saying not to make fun of it. Cherry thought it was absurd that she could ever make fun of someones name and says it s a wonderful and original name. Dally comes back and hands each girl a drink, Cherry throws it back in his face. He tries to make a move on her but Johnny asks him to stop, no one but Johnny could get away with telling Dally off without getting a beating. Dally leaves the movies and the girls ask Pony and Johnny to sit with them. They talk for a while and watch the movie. Suddenly a blue mustang pulls up, the same one that drove away from the scene where Johnny got Jumped. Luckily it pulls away and doesn 't seem to see them, for now. The movie ends and they have Two Bit (who shows up near the end of the movie and scares Johnny with a Socs impression) take them to the west side of town to drop the girls off. When they get there the blue Mustang is waiting Cherry says it 's Randy and Bob, her and Marcia 's boyfriends who they ditched …show more content…
It tugs at the heartstrings, and keeps the reader asking for more! S. E. Hinton created a master work of literature, something that could be read again and again, and really brings together the necessity of communication. Whether it was Darrel and Pony 's constant bickering or Johnny writing his last wishes towards Ponyboy, it really drives it

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