Relationships In The Outsiders

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Relationships are great bond which can form a person’s perception on their past, present, or future. This something that S.E. Hinton touched upon in her book The Outsiders. As well as touching upon it, she also elaborated to a different topic in that range, such as the fragileness of a relationship between the characters in The Outsiders.This showed a realization that it may seem the relationships in The Outsiders are quick and easy to make because they bond over being greasers, but it is very difficult to rebuild one. These relationships connect from Ponyboy’s confusion to Darry’s sacrifice. and can lead to misunderstanding which last a long time and leave wounds which will heal slowly. One relationship which sticks out is Ponyboy and Darry’s weak bond. After Ponyboy and Darry’s parents’ death the relationship between Darry and Ponyboy got shaky and took years to understand each other. There were many moments where Darry and Ponyboy fought over subjects which one or the other would think was completely trivial. But there was one moment where everything cleared up in both of their heads and they understood what each of them wanted. One moment was, “In that second what Soda and Dally and Two-Bit had been trying to tell me came through. Darry did care about me, maybe as much as he …show more content…
The important part is that it can be related to real life and the affect it had on us as individuals. Having difficult relationships can make your outlook on future relationships very negative. For example, if you as a child went through the phase of your parents, you might not be ready as an adult to get ready for a relationship a such because what you have already seen. Regarding that we can say these characters aren’t that different than us, regarding rebuilding

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