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  • The Outsider Gang Analysis

    throughout The Outsiders, within the Greaser Gang everyone has a different home life, personality, and have all grown up differently. The likeness of each other is their social status and the fact that they all love each other. The gangs in The Outsiders are mandatory for individuals to mature, find their place in life, and most importantly feel loved, because…

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  • Anger And Hate In 'The Outsiders'

    The anger Bob has at his parent’s for not giving him any rules. And most prevalent, the animosity between the Socs and the greasers. One person is trapped between these two gangs and that person is Cherry Valance. Like any teenager, she feels the pull of wanting to be socially accepted by the group she was originally in, the Socs. But yet she feels that the way the greasers are treated is not right, and therefore wants to help them. She doesn’t know whether to lose her passion and love, as the…

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  • Reoccurring Themes In Hinton's The Outsiders

    gap" is relevant in this novel because, there is a seemly insuperable gap between the two social classes, the Greasers and the Socs. The Socs are the upper-class children of the West Side, the kids who were always jumping the destitute Greasers of the East Side. Consequently, these attacks led to retaliation, and before anyone could blink, one of the Socs, Bob, was killed by a young Greaser, Johnny (Hinton 56). Tragically, Johnny…

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  • Tyranny In The Outsiders

    occasionally works at a gas station. Ponyboy does his best in school and has always found comfort in the greasers as a second family. After being involved in a self defense related murder, he is threatened with the possibility with being sent to a boys home. Ponyboy should stay with his brothers because that is all he has left of his original family, he is financially supported at home, and the greasers take the place of his parents. Ponyboy should stay with his brothers because they’re…

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  • The Outsiders In Robert Frost's Nothing Gold Can Stay

    making the whole situation worst. Darry had a lot of responsibilities on his shoulders. With his parents being gone, he had to drop out of school and provide for his two brothers and best he knew how to. Darry got a job at a gas station, while the greasers took care of the two brothers. Ponyboy and Sodapop grew up with the gang and adapted to gang life. In Robert Frost’s he wrote “Nothing gold can stay” and when Darry had to drop out of high school to provide for his family had lost his whole…

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  • The Outsiders Life Lessons

    Outsiders by author S.E. Hinton withholds many life lessons, one of them being that fighting doesn't solve your problems. This story follows the lifestyles of the hoods on the east side of a small town in Oklahoma during the 60s. These hoods are called Greasers and are viewed like this because of their rebellious attitudes, disrespectful criminal behaviors, slicked hair, and poor economic status. The teens of this town are separated by money and lifestyles these guys have a tough life and they…

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  • Unhealthy Lifestyles In The Outsiders

    How would being alone change you? With no parents and just no adults in general, how would that affect you? In The Outsiders, having no adults there to be responsible results in an unhealthy lifestyle for Greasers and Socs alike. With no adults around, the Socs lead very unhealthy lifestyles. One example of their unhealthy lifestyles is while they are drinking. Cherry picks up on these unhealthy choices when she states: “A little? You call reeling and passing out in the car a little?” But…

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  • Stay Young In The Outsiders

    the gang he doesn't have anyone else that truly cares for him and actually loves him. The Greasers only have each other they don’t have anybody but each other. The theme from the book The Outsiders written by S.E Hinton is some children are forced to grow up too fast. Today people in society don't really understand what kids these days actually have to go through. This relates to the theme because the greasers have it hard; they have no one to care for them except for themselves and the gang.…

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  • The Community In The Outsiders

    divided community consisting of the Socs, the rich Westside kids, and the Greasers, the poorer Eastside kids, usually deemed for trouble. The problem: they can’t put their differences aside, and realize they are both human. They just can’t crack the code on equality. One clear idea from the novel about community is that each community has it’s own ideas, beliefs, and goals. There is a clear divide between the Socs and the Greasers, each community suited with its own personalities. The…

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  • Book Summary: The Outsiders By S. E. Hinton

    In the book The Outsiders by S.E Hinton, the story has a rivalry between the socs and greasers. The story takes place in the 1960’s in a small town in Oklahoma. The main characters are the socs and the greasers. The setting affects the characters by changing the mood and storyline. It also affects the story cause it matters where you live. Johnny is one of the main characters and is a greaser. “ If you can picture a little dark puppy that has been kicked too many times and is lost in a crowd of…

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