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  • Life Is A Rite Of Passage

    Many people have faith that life is a learning rite of passage. Not only does it show that even within traditions, it is acceptable to break free and explore, but to also stay put and observe its greatness. Sometimes to rush after your future, you have to stop running and plant yourself in one place. I believe that obstacles are the creation of our imagination; as the same, the source of our imagination encircling the world. Jeffery Trooper –“Time heals all wounds”. What he failed to mention…

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  • S. E. Hinton's 'The Outsiders'

    help them more. The fire starts at the church and they all go to save the kids trapped inside. Johnny his hurt badly and goes to the hospital, Ponyboy gets reunited with his family and Dally is hurt too. The next night the Rumble goes on after the Greasers win Johnny dies. Dally technically kills himself over Johnny's death and that is how the story…

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  • The 1950s: The Invention Of Stilettos

    “We have the 1950s fashion to thank for the invention of the Stilettos,” (Ruche). Stilettos were invented by a shoe designer named Andre Perugia, who began designing shoes in 1906. These thin-heeled shoes classed up any outfit, adding a petite look and a sleek silhouette when wearing a dress. Women ditched their bulkier shoes from the thirties and forties and opted for Stilettos instead. They’ve become extremely popular and can be seen being worn today by any passing lady. Polyester, Triacetate…

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  • The Outsiders: Comparing The Book And Movie

    kids out the window to Dally. In the book Johnny pushes Pony out, however in the Movie Johnny doesn’t push him out. In both Dally hits, Pony and knocks him out to get the fire off of him. On the way to the hospital Pony wakes up and says he is a Greaser and that the cops want him but the teacher doesn’t believe him. Then at the hospital Dally and Johnny goes by him. Then Darry and Soda come. In the Book all the reporters come and are there for a while and in the movie you never see…

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  • Theme Of Heroism In The Outsiders

    The Greasers and their Heroism Do you know what a hero does? Well, Being a hero means to show courage and bravery in the face of danger and risking his or her life for another and later being admired by the public society.Being a hero can also mean showing the act of kindness and helping others when needed. Three people from the Outsiders that meet this description are Ponyboy Curtis, Johnny Cade, and Dally Winston. Ponyboy curtis fits the description of hero because is courageous when the…

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  • The Outsiders And West Side Song Analysis

    To have a sense of belonging is as important to us humans, as food and water. According to the excerpt of, “The Outsiders” by S.E Hinton, one could say that it’s a fight between two social classes the Greasers, and the Socs. The excerpt from, “The Outsiders” also introduces many of the main characters like Steve Randle, Two-Bit, Dally, and Sodapop in a brief manner. In the musical, “West Side Story” by Stephen Sondheim, we can say that the two gangs the Sharks and the Jets are rivals. In this…

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  • Out Of The Dust Comparison

    Obstacles, we all have faced them and we all have overcome. In both of the realistic fiction books, The Outsiders and Out of the Dust ,written by S.E. Hinton and Karen Hesse there are characters who go through mourning for family members. Ponyboy Curtis lives with his brother Darry, in oklahoma and is caught between a gang war in the late 1960’s. Billie Jo from Out of the Dust is a young girl who has found herself in the middle of the dust bowl with her family who owns a farm in the panhandle…

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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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