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    The Greaser Co-Culture From the first time the movie Grease premiered, an image for the 1950s was created (Kleiser, 1978). Young girls spent days trying to learn how to dress just like Sandy, and even made their own little gang of Pink Ladies with their friends. Even before the premiere of that movie in 1978, in 1967 the novel The Outsiders was written by S.E. Hinton. The story told of a gang of Greasers in rural Tulsa, Oklahoma, just trying to make their way in society. Greasers are what made the culture, the time, the people, so fascinating for the 1950’s and 1960’s. Being in that ‘Greaser’ stereotype, was so rebelliously cool to most American’s, and still is to this day. The revolutionary co-cultural movement of the Greaser stereotype was something that left a significant impact on the way the United States became the United States that it is today. Whenever you think about the 1950’s you think of girls in poodle skirts, jukeboxes, Elvis Presley, and tough guys in leather jackets. Danny Zuko stealing parts to fix up Greased Lighting and Sandy going from Sandra Dee, to a real Pink Lady (Kleiser, 1978). Without that rebellious Greaser stereotype, we wouldn’t know what any of that was, let alone…

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    Steve: considers soda and pony his kid brothers and works at the gas station with soda Ponyboy: 14, the youngest greaser and loves to read which sets him apart from the others and lives with soda and darry Johnny: he’s 16 and considers the greasers as his real family and he is nervous and sensitive. Soda: Everyone thinks he’s good looking he works at the gas station Darry: nickname is superman, he’s the leader of the greasers he’s twenty-two and works two jobs and is pony and sodas older brother…

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    Greasers and Socs are stereotyped. The Greasers are the poorer people that live in the ghettos on the east side and they also slick their hair back with grease. The Socs are the rich people that live on the west side and have everything they want, good grades, cars, and the ability to get away with almost anything. The greasers are stereotyped as the violent hoods and criminal, whereas the Socs are seen as the smart, athletic kids. When talking about, The Outsiders, stereotypes influence and…

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    Through the novel, ‘The Outsiders’, Hilton has proven her point in which all young people should have a sense of belonging. Ponyboy, the main character as well as a member of the Greaser gang and he believes that belonging to a gang is the reason to the safety of his friends and himself; he has someone to rely on. Johnny, Ponyboys best friend as well as another member of the Greaser gang, needed the urgent sense of belonging as he wasn’t overly supported by his own family and “he would have run…

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    couple years ago. Since then he has been raised by his older brothers, and because of them, he is part of a gang called the greasers. As Ponyboy walks out of a theater one day, he is jumped by another gang, the rich Socs that live on the west side of town. Luckily, his two older brothers, Darry and Soda find him in time, therefore Ponyboy doesn't get beat up as badly as his friend Johnny once did. The next day, Ponyboy, Johnny and Dally go to a drive-in movie theater were they meet two girl…

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    Have you ever thought about what life in the 60’s? Well if yes then let Francis Ford Coppola’s movie of The Outsiders take you there. A book written by S.E. Hinon is called The Outsiders. It is a story about a greaser named Ponyboy and his story about what happened when he and his friends fight against the rich kids called the socs. When Pony and his friend walk 2 girls around, a car pulls up and it turns out to be socs and so are the girls. So after some fighting all the socs and greasers get…

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    Heroism In The Outsiders

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    The Outsiders by S.E Hinton is a realistic fiction novel. This book is about Ponyboy, a fourteen year old boy, who is being raised by his older brother because his parents have passed away. Ponyboy and his brothers are members of a gang called the Greasers who are in constant conflict with the Socs, an opposing gang. The greasers proved to be the heroes in the story, not the beloved Socs, the three greasers who showed the most heroism are: Ponyboy, Darry and Johnny. Ponyboy has shows multiple…

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    The Outsiders The Outsiders is a great story by S.E. Henton. This book will make you cheer, cry, laugh, and happy. The Outsiders takes place in the year 1965 and follows a young, 14 year old boy named Ponyboy Curtis. Pony lives with his two brothers Dary and Sodapop curtis. The boys live together by themselves after their parents are in a fatal car accident. Taken care by the oldest witch is Dary. With the odd living style the boys reach out and they find more family with a local greaser…

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    “The Outsiders” Social Groups Every group of people has a different way to show who they are and how they act. Some groups are different by where they hang out. Other groups show how they are different by how they act and dress. Although that is not the case for the Socs and the Greasers from “The Outsiders”. Each group either had an easy or hard time, but they both had a hard time at least once. “In the book Cherry says that both groups have a hard time(34.)” Initially I will tell you…

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    The Outsiders Movie Essay

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    The story The Outsiders are an amazing story in which takes place in the 50’s to 60’s era. The story is about the Greasers and the Socs which were two different social groups. The Greasers are like the criminals and the hoods, and the Socs are the rich kids with fancy cars and wear button up shirts. The story is based around a kid named Ponyboy who lives with his two other brothers since their parents died. One day Ponyboy and Johnny, who is a kid that hangs in the Greaser’s gang, go walking in…

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