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  • Conflict In Romeo And Juliet And The Outsiders

    gold”. Shakespeare shows the audience how all of their conflicts are now seen so meaningless and definitely shouldn’t have been the cause of death for several lives and how the families now have reconciled. However, in ‘The Outsiders’ the Socs and Greasers do not reconcile from the death of their gang members, although Johnny does express how they’re rivalry is “useless” and how “fighting ain’t no good”. The death of them does make Ponyboy question why they fight in the first place though, which…

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  • Every Morning When I Choose Life Analysis

    According to Kevyn Aucoin,”Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.”I interpret this quote by believing that she means to portray the message that you can always choose your choices, whatever they may be and nobody should be able to change those choices. You can be happy, positive,…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Outsiders And The Hunger Games

    Hunger Games Vs. The Outsiders Over the years there have been numerous young adult novels that contain violence within. Some contain a good portrayal of violence and some have a bad portrayal of violence. When thinking of what exactly is a good or bad portrayal of violence two famous novels come to mind. One being The Outsiders and the other being The Hunger Games. When both of these books come to mind, one of them is a good portrayal and the other is a bad portrayal, in this case the bad…

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  • Differences Between Dalsy And The Outsiders

    Dally Winston goes crazy the night Johnny dies. Even though losing a gang member is hard on the greasers, nobody else in the world seems to care. The juvenile delinquent is always living life the illegal way, which leaves a bad reputation on him. Ponyboy says, “Nobody would write editorials praising Dally. Two friends of mine had died that night: one…

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  • Fashion And Film Industry In The 1950's

    The fashion and film industry throughout the start of the 1950s decade, introduced a prosperous, new era of trends and styles for American citizens and the film industry faced a number of hampering obstacles, that threatened it legally and business-wise. It brought the birth of Rock N Roll, with some big influential names such as Elvis Presley, Marlon Brando, Sidney Poiter, and James Dean. Fashion and film-wise, it caused teenagers to do their own manipulating, rejecting their parent 's styles…

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  • The 1950s Popular Culture

    The 1950s was a frantic decade during American history, WW2 just finished, the baby boomer generation just commenced, paranoia of the Communist conquer was rampant and racism was at its high especially in the southern parts of the US. Popular Culture or otherwise known as Pop Culture started during the 1950s in America. It brought to light other perspective and views of society that were considered radical and degenerate. Popular Culture had many branches such as fashion, music and film where…

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  • Stereotypes In Hispanic Culture

    In the Hispanic world, many stereotypes can define the Hispanic community, racial stereotypes are the most common that define Hispanics. The stereotypes that define Hispanics is lazy, domestic and drug dealers. These negative connotations are hurtful towards the community and can hurt by making them more vulnerable towards words, these words defining Hispanics can break their morals and affect the Hispanic community in ways that can be deceiving. Defining the Hispanic community starts from one…

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  • Similarities And Morality In The Outsiders By S. E. Hinton

    People tend to keep company with one another based on opinions and qualities that they share. That being said, no two people can be entirely identical. This is certainly the case with Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston from the novel The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. Johnny and Dally are in similar situations due to them both having neglectful parents and placing minimal value on their lives. Despite their similarities, Dally and Johnny have very different opinions on how Ponyboy should be and on the…

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  • Mexican Immigrants In The 1920s

    racially superior to poor Mexican immigrants as well as middle-class Mexican Americans. The Mexican middle class was better educated than the Mexican American middle class. The Mexican elites’ called Mexican Americans who had been Americanized Pocho. Greasers were a term used for both Mexican born and Mexican Americans. The divide between the two groups varied not only from class to class, but also from region to region and from state to state. Californios exhibited biases toward the Mexicans…

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  • Role Of Ponyboy In The Outsiders

    Ponyboy’s Changed Perspective in The Outsiders The Outsiders, by S.E Hinton is an inspirational book about teenagers, choices, and change. There are many characters that are important to the narrator Ponyboy, some more than others. Some members of their "Greaser" gang are tough, or happy-go-lucky, while others are shy or serious. One very important character, who changes drastically over the course of the novel, is Dally Winston. In the first half of the book, Ponyboy views Dally as extremely…

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