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  • Differences Between The Book And Movie The Outsiders

    was a good book the boys each have each others backs they don't need anybody but each other especially not the greasers because they are mean boys who think they are better than everybody because they are rich boys who beat up greasers and they like to do that because they are rude bullies but the boys each have echothers back and they can hopefully protect themselves from the greasers. I think the outsiders was a good book if you wanted to know about true friendship when his ponyboy was…

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  • Analysis Of The Book 'The Outsiders'

    The Outsiders Analysis The Outsiders book is told by a fourteen-year-old Greaser named Ponyboy. Everything that we learn and discover throughout this book is told from Ponyboys perspective. Ponyboy tells a tragic and emotionally story that deals with needless violence and pain that is caused by gang rivalry. Young men fighting against one another, dying on the streets, running away from home and skipping school regularly. The Outsiders is written by S.E Hinton, the story takes place in 1960 in…

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  • The Outsiders Relationship Essay

    he is for her. He will always be a Greaser, no matter what. If Cherry and Dally dated prior to events such as the death of Johnny, I imagine that when Johnny would die, Dally wouldn’t immediately run off. Cherry would calm him down, and he wouldn’t have stolen that night or died. However, Dally would still meet a Greaser’s end. Perhaps it would be Johnny’s death that would send him into a downwards spiral, resulting in the same old thug death that other Greasers have grown used to. He would die,…

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  • Analysis Of Tom Coraghessan Boyle's Greasy Lake

    were being rebellious and outspoken was popular for young adults. The “Greaser” was the most popular and rebellious title a young adult could have during the those times. A “Greaser” is well known by wearing a leather jacket, plain white t-shirt, tight blue jeans, and a greased up hairstyle. In Tom Coraghessan Boyle’s story “Greasy Lake”, he tells us the story of three 19 year olds trying to spend a summer night living a “Greaser” lifestyle and getting into any trouble they can find. Through…

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  • The Outsiders By S. E. Hinton: Character Analysis

    one felt. However at the beginning of the story, 2 girl Socs listened to a few greasers and realized they’re not at all what they thought. “Cherry sighed. “You two are too sweet to scare anyone.” (Hinton, pg 26). It’s so sad to see us all assume things about other people, without really getting to know them. Sometimes they are deceiving and not what you expected for the worse or the better. If the Socs and “The Greasers” tried to compromise and get along, despite their differences, they could’ve…

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  • The Outsiders Movie Analysis Essay

    Curtis. Through narration, the story was told in a first person perspective. The story evolves between two groups of people, the lower-class group of Oklahoma youths called greasers and the upper-class youth from the west side of town called Socials, Socs for short. One night, some of the Socs were unhappy with some of the greasers when they befriended their girlfriend, Cherry Valance and Marcia at a drive-in. Later that night, a group of Socs beat up Johnny and tried to drown Ponyboy in a…

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  • How Does The Outsiders Affect Ponyboy's Life

    and its part of a Greasers gang. The book explores the rivalries of different gangs and differences. The story has a very large climax in the middle, kick-starting a chain of events for the Curtis family. This essay will compare and review the relationships Ponyboy had with Dally and Johnny and how they impacted him and what role they played Ponyboy’s life Johnny Cade is described early on into the book as the “Pet” of they family (p. 22, PDF), it also is said that the Greasers gang would fall…

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  • Pony In 'Gone With The Wind'

    because he knows that pony has his whole life in front of him, and shouldn’t take it for granite. I think the characteristics that Ponyboy has definitely refer to this. First of all, he is not only the youngest Curtis brother but also the youngest greasers. This should make him the innocent, lovable, baby. Pony really proves that not all gang members are always JD’s (juvenile delinquents). Another thing was his love for literature. “Gone with the Wind” was one of the books he and johnny loved…

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  • Comparing The Outsiders And Nothing Gold Can Stay

    “Nothing Gold Can Stay” by Robert Frost. The book is about two different groups the socs and greasers who are always fighting. “Nothing Gold Can Stay” is about life and how most things that are good never stay. The theme of the book is divided community and the theme of the poem is nothing that is good ever lasts. The theme of chapter four from The Outsiders is divided community. The socs always jump the greasers and both groups always start fights. The author said on page 56 “The Soc caught my…

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  • Heroic Characters In S. E. Hinton's 'The Outsiders'

    The Outsiders Why would you run into a burning church? That is what Ponyboy Curtis and Dallas (Dally) Winston do in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders when they see the Windrixville church on fire. That is why the most heroic Greasers are Dally Winston, Ponyboy Curtis, and Darry Curtis. (Darry did not help save the church but there are other reasons he is a heroic character.) Now, you may be wondering why anyone would choose Dally he is violent, wreckless, and a "tuff" guy but Dally is…

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