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  • Heroes In The Outsiders

    In the papers, it has the story on the fire, their involvement, and how they are heroes. Two juvenile delinquents are on the run. They try to hide in an abandoned church in the Jay Mountains. These kids are Johnny Cade and Ponyboy Curtis of a Greaser gang. Cade has killed a rival gang member. With Ponyboy as his accomplice, they set out to hide from…

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  • Grease: Movie Analysis

    shows one’s true colors. Grease is the story of two high school seniors named Danny and Sandy who fall in love over the summer and have different lives at school. Sandy is a young naïve, transfer student from Australia and Danny is the leader of a greaser ganged called The T-birds. Danny depicted himself as a nice guy at the beach…

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  • Examples Of Heroism In The Outsiders

    A true hero is: someone who puts others needs in front of theirs and never does anything bad to hurt anyone. In The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton, three law-breaking Greasers are said to be heros from saving a few kids from a fire. But, a hero stays with that sense of heroism forever, which Johnny and Dally don’t have, but Pony seems to be the only one that does. Even though, Johnny and Dally may have had a small sense of heroism when they were willing to risk their lives to save the children, there…

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  • The Jacket By Gary Soto Analysis

    We saw girls walk by alone, saw couples, hand in hand, their heads like bookends pressing air together. We saw them and spun our propellers so fast our faces were blurs.” This is showing us that because of his jacket, he is hanging out with the “greasers” of his school. He is also becoming one. This is all because of how that jacket made him think about…

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  • Reflective Essay: Prejudice And Discrimination

    I googled Hispanic stereotypes and this is what cam up; the Greaser, the Lazy Mexican, the Latin Lover, the Mamacita, maids, slum dwellers, drug addicts, gang bangers, feisty Latinas, the Mexican Spitfire, and the…

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  • The Outsiders Comparison

    Comparison Over the Three Curtis Brothers: Jahrell Teodoro In the book, “The Outsiders” are introduced in chapter one three boys named Ponyboy Curtis, Sodapop Curtis, and Darry Curtis. These three brothers also classify themselves as Greasers because of where they live, how they act, and how they dress daily. By the looks of these three siblings, I will be comparing them by their Appearance like how they look and dress, their Personality on how they act, and on their personal life including…

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  • The Stereotypes Of African And Mexican Americans

    Mexicans were called names such as, wetbacks, beaners, greasers, and pepper belly. These were names White Americans used to identify people with brown skin (Mexicans). Schaefer (2015) says, “A pattern of second-class treatment for Mexican Americans emerged well before the twentieth century”. The Mexican Americans…

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  • Johnny Cade And The Outsiders Comparison

    S.E. Hinton wrote The Outsiders and introduced many unique characters. Each individual had their own situation, problems, and struggles which shaped them into the people they were. Two members of the gang, Dallas Winston and Johnny Cade, are different from what they seemed in the first half of the book. Dally was known as a hardened thug, but deep down, he cared about others. Johnny Cade was a boy who seemed meek, but was actually one of the strongest characters mentioned in the story. Their…

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  • The Outsiders Johnny Character Analysis

    Good Can Outshine the Bad “There’s still a lot of good in the world.” The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton is about two social groups, the Greasers and the Socs, who live in a city in Oklahoma. They do not get along and get into big trouble because of it. One character that stands out in the story is Johnny, because he encounters irony and lots of character development. He encounters irony mainly by killing a Soc, but soon after saving multiple children from a burning building. Throughout the book,…

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  • Comparing Johnny And Dally In The Outsiders By S. E. Hinton

    to tell Pony, “‘ . . . you get tough like me and you don’t get hurt’”(147). Instead of being compassionate Dally told Pony to get tough and not care about others. On the other hand, Johnny cares for Pony and does not want him to be like any other greaser. While on his deathbed Johnny tells Pony, “‘ Stay gold, Ponyboy’”(148). Johnny wants Pony to never get tired of life to treat every experience like a new one. Unlike Dally, Johnny wants Ponyboy to care. Clearly, the advice that Dallas and Johnny…

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