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  • The Outsiders Mob

    warfare all over the city. That kid you killed had plenty of friends and all over town it’s soc against grease”(83). This shows that anger and hate towards the greasers for killing a socs made them lash out at each other and attack turning them into a mob. Another piece of evidence from The Outsiders by S. E.Hinton is “You know what a greaser is.” Bob asked,” White trash with long hair”(pg 56) The socs already have hatred…

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  • The Outsiders Stereotypes

    between two gangs, the Greasers and the Socs. The members of the Greasers are comprised of members of a lower socioeconomic status than the Socs. They don’t have nearly as much money as the Socs but they manage to get by. Conversely, the Socs are comprised of the more fortunate class. They have expensive cars, houses, and clothing. This novel includes many themes, most notably the themes of society’s beliefs and violence. To elaborate, society tends to stereotype the Greasers with a…

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  • The Outsiders By S. E. Hinton: An Analysis

    The novel ‘The Outsiders’ by S.E. Hinton is an enthralling story about the hardships and triumphs experienced by two socially different rival gangs, the Greasers and the Socs. The novel’s title advocates the main storyline, the Greasers, a gang of social outcasts and misfits. A theme of “The Outsiders” is people - despite their social and financial differences - striving for the same things, enjoying the same things, sharing many similarities and not having to be enemies. Hinton expresses the…

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  • Character Analysis Of Ponyboy's Character In 'The Outsiders'

    so much so fast because the society he lives in is so harsh. Ponyboy is brave, loyal, and young which helps him survive within his crazy world in the novel. PonyBoy is not your typical 14 year old boy. He has greasy hair and he is part of the greasers which is a…

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  • Why Are The Outsiders So Popular

    and the Greasers. The Socs are wealthy and popular, while the Greasers are considered less fortunate and not as popular. The Greasers are the Outsiders in the novel, while the Socs are “in.” In the Lord of the Flies, Jack and the hunters outnumber and have more benefits and useful things than Ralph’s crew, which makes Jacks group “in” and Ralph’s the Outsiders. The Outsider…

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  • Analysis Of Greasy Lake By T. C. Boyle

    In the story of “Greasy Lake” by T.C. Boyle, three college “greasers” return home from their colleges, in the midst of looking for something to fix their boredom they head to a local hangout by the name of “Greasy Lake.” When pulling into the lot of the lake, a certain car caught their eyes, one of their friends. Taking a closer look at the car, it seems as if their friend was in the car with a girl. The three decide to mess with the car, just to find out that the car that they thought was…

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  • Summary Of The Outsiders By Susan Eloise Hinton

    which are her initials. The book tells us about the unpleasant relationship between the Greasers and the Socs. The Socs are westside's elite and privileged, they would always get away with illegal actions and they have always gotten what they wanted, but there is something most of them don’t feel loved by their families since the soc’s parents don’t care what they do, one of these socs include Bob. The greasers are a gang from the east side of town and they have always had a hard life they…

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  • Heroic Characters In S. E. Hinton's 'The Outsiders'

    The Outsiders Why would you run into a burning church? That is what Ponyboy Curtis and Dallas (Dally) Winston do in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders when they see the Windrixville church on fire. That is why the most heroic Greasers are Dally Winston, Ponyboy Curtis, and Darry Curtis. (Darry did not help save the church but there are other reasons he is a heroic character.) Now, you may be wondering why anyone would choose Dally he is violent, wreckless, and a "tuff" guy but Dally is…

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  • Appearance In S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders

    dirt--gave us the same look that the Socs did when they came by in their Mustangs and Corvairs and yelled ‘Grease!’ at us” (Hinton 15). From this quotation, Ponyboy is sharing that since he is a greaser, he’s treated differently and looked at differently for not having enough money and fancy clothes. The greasers are stereotyped as being “dirty” and “hood” because of the social class they are in. In addition to the theme appearance can be deceiving, After saving the kids in the church fire,…

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  • Analysis Of The Outsiders

    novel describing the relationship between two groups, “Greasers”, “Socs.” In the 60s Hinton experienced a lot of discrimination in her hometown of Tulsa Oklahoma. She wrote the Outsiders because she was angry about the different groups. It’s obvious that the Greasers were viewed as outsiders. During biology Ponyboy pulls out a switchblade, and a socs girl says “they are right you are a hood.” This stereotypical statement show that the Greasers were viewed as outsiders. Another example of…

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