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    Greasers By S. E. Hinton

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    Imagine this, being a Greaser who lives in a poverty stricken neighborhood, with danger at every corner. Also imagine not having neither parent, and only has his brothers and friends. That’s the life that Ponyboy Curtis lives. Then, being bullied by Socs. Socs, or Socials are the rich and spoiled teens that get whatever they want at the snap of their fingers. They also bully the Greasers. S.E. Hinton illustrates the problems that each social class faces. Additionally, he shows how two completely parallel worlds have something in common even though they don’t realize it. Greasers have a bad reputation and care about street cred, and they use grease in their hair and comb it back slickly. Most Greasers live in bad neighborhoods and drive…

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    "The Outsiders" by S.E Hinton is a novel about misunderstood teenagers (greasers) and there ongoing feud with the rich upper class "Socs". The story follows Ponyboy a bright kid and his friend group. He lives with his 2 older brothers Sodapop and Darry. Soda is the middle child, he's always kind to Pony and always hears his side of the story. Darry is the oldest he works 2 jobs to pay for bills after their parents died. The rest of there "gang" consists of Johnny who comes from an abusive home,…

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    “The Outsiders” by S.E Hinton is an amazing novel with many different multi-dimensional characters.The characters in the book have many different qualities that are worth noting.The Greasers are a group of boys who have a bad reputation and people think their bad but they are really nice boys.Each character has his own traits such as actions,personality,and family background.Many of the characters are not bad people if you get to know them such as ponyboy. Ponyboy is fourteen,he is our…

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    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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    mind regarding her own life. Her writing became a way to cope and work through her feelings about the violent situations surrounding her life. Hinton wanted to create a story that realistically portrayed the situations and people around her that she could share with others on a greater scale (Dear Reader). The author herself was friends with both Greasers and Socs and saw firsthand…

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    The Outsiders is a bestseller story, written by American writer S.E Hinton. Published in 1967, the novel explores the rivalry of two conflicting gangs, the Greasers and Socs. The reader is positioned to perceive Greasers as rebellious teenagers who value their friendships and affiliation, whereas, the Socs are constructed as children whose luxurious lives overshadow their true selves. Nevertheless, S.E Hinton portrays the Greasers and Socs as similar and separated by a thin barrier. S.E Hinton…

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    The Outsiders is filled with themes and troubles that many teenagers can relate to. These lessons change the way many of the characters think about the world and other people. At the end of The Outsiders, the lessons that Ponyboy learns makes him realize that there is good in the world, you just have to express it. Though the Socs did not show any emotions toward other characters, they also realize that fighting will not get them anywhere. S.E Hinton expresses many themes such as division of…

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    In the novel The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, the novel is about a gang of boys who live a hard life, but are always there for eachother. The setting takes place during the 1960’s in a small neighborhood on the south side of town. The main characters in this book are Ponyboy who tells the story, Darry a brother of Pony’s, Sodapop another brother of Pony’s, Dally a tough guy, Johnny a scared, quiet boy, Two-Bit a talker, Steve a tough guy, and these boys are called the Greasers because they live on…

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    rebuttals and trying to see who’s boss, but in reality how much different are they? They act like polar opposites, but neither group has gotten the chance to know one another. If they’re seen together it’s a crime with the exception of the times they’re fighting one another , or trying to make snarky remarks. The relationship between the two is miles from being good - natured towards one another. In “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton there are 2 gangs, the Socs, and the Greasers, why are they…

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    best friends die. Well in the story “The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton” a boy named Ponyboy was in the situation. Since Ponyboy’s parents died, he is staying with his brothers not going into a boys home. Darry and also Sodapop is Ponyboy’s brother and take care of Ponyboy and it should stay like that. Darry is constantly worrying about Ponyboy every day. If the cops found out he is going to have to be in the system, and won't able to see Darry, Sodapop or his friends. Darry loves and supports Pony…

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