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  • Similarities Between Socs And Greasers

    Greasers and Socs are two different social classes. They are always fighting until one night something went terribly wrong. Two social classes one rich, another poor are always fighting. They are know as Socs and greasers they never really understood each other. Until Cherry Valance said things are rough all over got greasers seeing things different. The greasers struggle more because they are poorer than the Socs and middle class, bad home lives, and are blamed for everything.…

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  • Why Are Greasers Considered An Outsider

    First, the Greasers were particularly shown as outsiders. They grow up on the wrong side of the tracks on the poor side of town. Even though the two main groups were the Greasers and Socs, the Socs were accepted in society. They were the upper class, the people with the most power. The Greasers on the other hand are the complete opposite. They were the lowest of the lower class, almost to the point of being homeless. Although all the Greasers had each other, but in society, they were the…

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  • Socs Vs Greasers Research Paper

    Who struggles more in the hardships of time, the “Greasers” or the “Socs”?The issue is whether the poor kids have it worse than the rich kids.There is more than enough evidence that the Greasers struggle more due to the sacrifices that make and the violent things they experience.Because of the sacrifices they made and the violence they were exposed to,the “Greasers” struggled more than the “Socs”. The Greasers have have it worse because of the sacrifices they make. Darry has to work two jobs and…

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  • Socs Vs Greasers Analysis

    Souls of the Rich Children “Do not educate your child to be rich. Educate him to be happy. So when he grows up, he will know the value of things, not the price” (Man of Honor). The Socs have it worse than the Greasers. There is clear evidence that the Socs have it worse than the Greasers because they are exposed to violence and are not given any boundaries to their games. Some may say that the poor kids struggle more because they have to learn to make a living for themselves and become more…

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  • The Socs And Greasers Conflict Analysis

    through the main character’s interaction with rivalry. Ponyboy Curtis, the main character of the novel is the youngest member of the Greasers. In the book, “Greasers” is a term used to classify “boys from the east”. The Socs and Greasers are two feuding social classes. The destruction caused by the feud ends up depleting several lives. As he identifies he is a Greaser in the exposition, it hints to the reader that there is a class conflict. Then, Ponyboy meets a Soc girl named Cherry in a…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay About The Greasers

    the hair salon and passing the hair salon we saw Ponyboy and Johnny and some other Greasers. We got to talking and we decided to skip the hair salon and get to know each other and talk. “You’re different than I thought.” said Marcia. I agreed with Marcia and explained to Ponyboy that at school, she's a soc but when she's not around her boyfriend and the other socs, she can express how she truly feels about the Greasers. In my school life, I’m a Soc , along with all of my other friends. I live…

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  • The Roles Of The Greaser Subcultures In Modern Society

    Calixto 1 Marco Calixto Instructor: Jamie Schulman Soc 103: Section 1 11/27/17 Paper Report Subculture: Greasers The term “subculture” is defined in the dictionary as “a culture within a broader mainstream culture, with its own separate values, practices, and beliefs.” Studying subculture in the perspective of a sociologist, is to understand and comprehend a specific culture. In today’s modern society of America, there are many variety of subcultures that a sociologist can examine…

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  • Social Exchange And Greasers In Hinton's The Outsiders

    are numerous occasions in the novel The Outsiders that connect to the theory of Social Exchange, however, the four fights between the Greasers and the Socs adequately describe how each member must evaluate the costs and rewards before deciding whether or not to take part in an altercation. More importantly, these fights raise the question whether or not being a Greaser or Soc is worth the price of potentially being killed. The first altercation is a simple example of Social Exchange, Ponyboy is…

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  • Fear Of The Greasers In S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders

    In S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders, Ponyboy is a member of the greasers, a low level clan that dwells on the east side of Tulsa, Oklahoma who have endured conflict with the Socs, who reign on the opposite side of town in riches. Every day that goes by for Ponyboy is another day he must live in fear of the Socs because they physically berate greasers for pleasure. A lack of judgement on his walk from the movie theatre leads to experiencing firsthand the relentless brutality of the Socs. Ponyboy…

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  • Rivalry Between The Socs And The Greasers By S. E. Hinton

    S.E. Hinton displays the rivalry between the Socs and the Greasers. Most readers have never had this type of rivalry or encounter where they grew up. Hinton is able to display that through the characters in her book. Letting Ponyboy narrate the book shows the readers in a different perspective on how they lived their life’s and the thoughts that would play through their head. Showing the readers from this perspective let us know how it really was, not just from a bystander’s point of view.…

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