"The Outsiders Why Do The Socs And Greasers Fight" Essays and Research Papers

  • The Outsiders Why Do The Socs And Greasers Fight

    In S.E. Hinton’s novel, ‘The Outsiders’ the Socs were more of a disgrace and menace to society than the Greasers because they knew that they were better off than the Greasers and they used that against them. The Socs could easily do something rebellious and blame it on the Greasers because the police saw them as a pest to society. They were seen as the menace of society, but is all that really true? Sure, they don't look like the nicest people in town, but there is more to them than what meets the...

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  • The Outsiders

    ‘The Outsiders’ written by S.E Hinton demonstrates that violence can cause much change to a person on the inside as well as outside. This book became an immediate success when it was written during the 1960’s and was based around the reputation and the stereotypes of that current decade. If you were a kid growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma you either belonged to one of two groups, a “Soc” or a “Greaser”. In this book, there are many differences between the two groups, which tends to cause much violence...

    Causality, Emotion, Greaser 913  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    Q1. With evidence from the text, explain why the text is entitled “The Outsiders”. The text is entitled “The Outsiders” is show there in the social system of a teenager’s world, for example, Ponyboy’s, there is a huge difference between groups. One example is the Socials and the Greasers. The Socs, an abbreviation for the Socials, are favoured by society because they are rich and educated as said in the book. It says, “…. But it’s the abbreviation for the Socials, the jet set, the West-side...

    Crime, Death, Gang 1490  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders is a novel by S.E Hinton that is set in the 1960’s in a city close to New York. It is about the conflict between the rich people, the upper-class, the west-side kids, called the Socs and the lower class, poorer people, called the Greasers. The conflict between the two social groups occurs because the Socs are too real and too demanding for things. The Greasers are being jumped by the Socs and that creates conflict and hatred between the two groups who aren’t really that...

    Cher, Gang, Need 982  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Outsiders Debate

    The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, the Socs are the ones to blame for all of the problems. After all they are the cause of the rumble. The Socs are no good drunk 24/7 idiots who need to turn their ego down, and intelligence up. They screw up MANY times in the book. Yah yah, greasers are not perfect, but at least they have some common sense. And I’ll tell you why the greasers are innocent and the Socs are not. First of all, Johnny was justified in killing Bob. It was in self-defense, the Socs beat...

    1948 births, Death, Francis Ford Coppola 1113  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Outsider

    The Outsiders The Outsiders was written by S.E. Hinton and takes place in an unnamed town in the United States. The whole story takes place over a few days and describes the life from the view point of Ponyboy Curtis who is the main character of the story as this is his story from an outsider, a Greaser. A Greaser is someone that comes from the East side of town, which is the poor side of town and has long hair and puts grease in it to make it look shiny and slick. The three main characters of...

    1967 in literature, Nothing Gold Can Stay, S. E. Hinton 2275  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Outsiders Essay

    The Outsiders Essay – Describe an interesting theme from a text you have studied. Explain why this theme is interesting. In the novel “The Outsiders” by S.E Hinton an important theme is family and friendship. This theme is interesting because it shows us how when you’re family you come together to look after each other no matter what. The theme of friendship is also interesting because when your friends you support each other through everything and anything no matter what the consequences are...

    Family, Friendship, Greaser 1429  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    Mullens 4/29/13 Over the years we’ve seen people divided socially by attitudes, money, and lifestyles. In The Outsiders they too are divided socially by attitudes, money, and lifestyles. Although there really isn’t much difference between the Greasers and the Socs, they are divided. There are some similarities between the Greasers and the Socs. The kids are about the same age, each group has problems the other group doesn’t know about, and they live in the same town just on...

    Crime, Criminology, Difference 834  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    2008 Themes of “The Outsiders” In the novel “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton, the protagonist Ponyboy struggles with many common problems that a teenager encounters. One of these problems is when he struggles with remaining loyal to the Greasers and living a moral life. The Greasers don’t have many morals except for looking out for each other, and that is how most of them lose their innocence. This is the problem that Ponyboy must deal with. He strives to maintain the Greasers’ tough reputation while...

    Greaser, Life, Novel 1189  Words | 3  Pages

  • Outsiders Essay

    of Influences . The journey of the characters in S.E. Hinton’s novel “The Outsiders” is influenced greatly by the behavior of the people around them, stereotypes, and their own internal conflicts. Each of these influences plays a key role in the story line of the novel and makes it even more enjoyable to read. The journey of the charter Johnny is influenced by the people around him; He is influenced by his parents, the Socs, and, Ponyboy. Johnny’s parents used to beat him, and they didn’t care about...

    Greaser, S. E. Hinton, Stereotype 1647  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Outsiders and Johnny

    THE OUTSIDERS Study Guide Answers Chapters 1-2 1. Identify Darry, Sodapop, and Ponyboy by giving at least 3 descriptions of each. • Darry – oldest brother, 20, roofer, former football player • Sodapop – middle brother, 16, dropout, works at gas station • Ponyboy – youngest brother, 14, good grades, runs track 2. How are Greasers different from Socs? • the way they dress • money • how they express their emotions 3. Who were other members of Pony’s gang? • Two-Bit...

    S. E. Hinton, The Outsiders 1648  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Outsiders

     S.E. Hinton: The Outsiders A Term Paper In Partial Fulfillment For Language Arts 11 By Eduardo Rivera Rivera 5/22/13 Mr. Jesus Ramos Period 6 S.E. Hinton is one of the best known American authors. She has written many stories and novels, none of which are as famous as her young-adult novel, The Outsiders. S.E. Hinton has won some awards for her contributions to English literature. Her books have been used in schools as she has...

    Francis Ford Coppola, Rumble Fish, S. E. Hinton 1423  Words | 5  Pages

  • Outsiders Book Report

    BOOK REPORT: "The Outsiders" 1. Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders. New York: Puffin Books, 1967 2. The title of this book relates to the story, because in the book, Ponyboy and Johnny are "outsiders." They can be thought of as Outsiders because they are labeled Greasers although they do not act like hoodlums, like the rest of the Greasers. They are thought of as Greasers just because they live on the East Side of town, and because they slick back their hair. But Ponyboy and Johnny are different...

    Death, Greaser, S. E. Hinton 1321  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders In class we have been reading a novel called ‘The Outsiders’ by S E Hilton. This book was published forty years ago and is still popular because it has an interesting theme and characters as well. The book was set in the 1960’s in Tulsa, Oklahoma, America. This book is about a boy named Ponyboy Curtis and his brothers and his gang. Ponyboy is from a gang called the greasers. The greasers are enemies with the socs who are the rich kids. Ponyboy is good friends with Johnny Cade, who...

    Gang, Gangs, The Outsiders 818  Words | 2  Pages

  • Research Paper On The Outsiders By S.E. Hinton

    Thesis: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, a novel which tells the story of conflict between the "greasers" and the "Socs," captures the voice of ponyboy and his friends in a realistic way that relates to boys and their gangs even today. This story has a lot of issues that are going to be talked about in this paper such as the realism, the conflicts, the characters, Hintons style, the themes, etc. This book is pretty interesting and brings up a lot of good issues. There are a lot of reasons for reading...

    Francis Ford Coppola, Robert Frost, S. E. Hinton 2399  Words | 7  Pages

  • Belonging Speech - the Outsiders and Fight Club Related Texts

    Belonging, What is it? Why do we need it? Belonging is to be a part of society. It’s the ability to make a conscious decision to be a part of a group of people. A sense of belonging gives a person a sense of strength and security so that they can make the right choices for themselves. Though belonging does have a positive aspect on any person’s life, there are some circumstances where people have to give up what they once were to belong to a group. So in the process of trying to belong you lose...

    Alter ego, Chuck Palahniuk, David Fincher 823  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    chance; even those labelled ‘bad’ by society can do good. In the novel The Outsiders the characters that are labelled bad greasers who are placed in challenging situations. Those situations demonstrate that people are not always what they are labelled. S.E.Hinton uses her characters and their actions to persuade us that you cannot label someone until you know them and what they have been through. The novel demonstrates that people labelled bad often do good things. It is the most trying times that...

    Bad, English-language films, Form of the Good 1361  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Lesson Learned- An Outsiders Essay

    A Lesson Learned The Outsiders Essay Imagine living on the streets, a brother for a parent and being torn between two deadly rival gangs. In the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton, three teenage boys wander around their hometown, unaware of the dangers that lurk behind each alley. Due to their chaotic experiences in the city, Ponyboy, Johnny, and Randy were able to learn important life lessons. Ponyboy learned that even though the city was separated into Greasers and Socials; they were all...

    1948 births, 2002 deaths, Gang 824  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Outsiders: Effects of Social Class

    of opportunity. We experience a good deal of social mobility, where people through generations or in their own lifetime can move up or down the social scale. By examining the many different perceptions of social class along with S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders, it is illustrated that social class has an impact on people while they are growing up, and will usually deny them from rising above adversity. Many people have tried to figure out exactly what it is that makes up a particular social class. In Medieval...

    Achieved status, Middle class, Nobility 1869  Words | 7  Pages

  • Outsiders: Bankruptcy in the United States and Bit Shows Pony

    The Outsiders Chapter Notes Chapter 1 Ponyboy, a “Greaser” is walking home alone from the movies when he gets jumped by a gang of “Socs” (Soshes). His two brothers and friends from his gang save him. The rest of the chapter introduces us to the main characters and the different social classes; the “Greaser” and the “Socs” Chapter 2 Dally and Pony decides to go to a drive-in movie. Dally sees a couple of Soc girls alone and goes to sit by them. He is very loud and obnoxious towards them. Their...

    Bankruptcy in the United States, Chapter 12, Title 11, United States Code, English-language films 1513  Words | 4  Pages

  • the outsiders

    ‘The Outsiders’ by S.E Hinton shows the challenges of teenagers in America during the 1960’s. Many of the characters in the novel are ‘heroes’ as they face their fears and become better people. Johnny was a character to remember. He overcame his own fears to save the lives of pony-boy and a group of young children. Darry was courageous due to the sacrifices and choices he made to his family. Cherry Valance will be highly remembered for all she stood up for and all she believed in. Although all these...

    Character, Fiction, Greaser 1026  Words | 3  Pages

  • Literary Analysis of The Outsiders

    Label Ponyboy, a Greaser (hoody group), from S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders once said: “That's why people don't ever think to blame the Socs and are always ready to jump on us. We look hoody and they look decent. It could be just the other way around - half of the hoods I know are pretty decent guys underneath all that grease, and from what I've heard, a lot of Socs are just cold-blooded mean - but people usually go by looks” (141). This quote says that Ponyboy and his gang of Greasers were judged as...

    Gang, Greaser, Label 1656  Words | 4  Pages

  • Outsiders Questions

    The Outsiders Questions Chapter 1 1. The Greasers are people with long greasy hair who live on the east side. They’re almost like hoods, stealing things, have gang fights, drive old souped-up cars. Socs are the boys who are the west rich kids. They jump greasers, wreck houses, throw beer blasts and drive tuff mustangs. Chapter 2 2. Before the story began, Johnny was child abused a lot at home. He also got jumped and beaten up very badly by the socs. The socs left scars on him...

    Gang, KILL 982  Words | 4  Pages

  • Stereotypes - the Outsiders

    Kossenko English 7 21 April 2011 The Ugly Truth About Labels How Rivalry is Used in the Novel The Outsiders Ever felt targeted? Witness someone be judged by how they spoke? Felt as if no one belongs? Is it because they dress, act, or learn differently or a certain way? Most young adults go through these types of struggles. Stereotypes are preconceived labels subjected on the public. When teenagers do things out of the ordinary, dress differently, or hang out with specific people they tend to be measured...

    Greaser, S. E. Hinton, Stereotype 1101  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reading Log - ‘the Outsiders’

    Reading Log - ‘The Outsiders’ - NO PLAGIARISM The story starts off with Ponyboy, the protagonist, getting jumped by a bunch of Socs. Socs is the abbreviation for the Socials, they are the “West-side rich kids.” Harmony is a joke between the two gangs, as differences are common. Unlike the Socs, “Greasers are almost like hoods; we steal things and drive old souped-up cars... and have a gang fight once in a while.” Ponyboy Curtis lives with his two older brothers, Sodapop and Darry. One night...

    Gang, S. E. Hinton, The Outsiders 1158  Words | 3  Pages

  • The outsiders essay

    throughout a period of time. In the book The Outsiders by S.E Hinton, there is a lot of character change. There are changes in relationships with others as well as with self. People can evolve into almost completely new beings. When you live in a very tough society, such as 1960’s in Tulsa, Oklahoma, people are judging you by the length of your hair, and what side of the railroad tracks you live on. Ponyboy Curtis is a greaser who changes a lot in the book The Outsiders. Ponyboy Curtis is a fourteen year...

    1967 in literature, Nothing Gold Can Stay, S. E. Hinton 1168  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Outsiders- from Books to Movies

    “The Outsiders” S.E Hinton S.E Hinton published her book, “The Outsiders” on April 24, 1967. Sixteen years later in 1983, The Outsiders was then produced and was showed in theaters. SETTING The author never mentioned exactly where this all took place; In 1965 in an unnamed city, in an unnamed state, the East Side/West Side which is two “zones” divided by economics; East Siders don’t have enough money and West Siders have plenty. An abandoned church on top of a hill, the country, and...

    1967 in literature, Nothing Gold Can Stay, S. E. Hinton 1308  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Outsiders and Dally D. Johnny

    each) _____1. Sodapops best buddy _____2. gets drunk on just being alive _____3. Ponys brother and guardian _____4. greasers pet _____6. spirited Soc who likes sunsets _____7. Soc who wears three heavy rings _____8. honor student who sometimes doesnt use his head _____9. owner of a black-handled switchblade who has long sideburns _____10. coldest, toughest, and meanest greaser Johnny Cade Ponyboy Curtis Cherry Valance Bob Sheldon Two-Bit Matthews Steve Randle Dallas WInston Sodapop Curtis Darry...

    S. E. Hinton, The Outsiders 2390  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Outsider

    The Outsiders S.E. Hinton “No rival gangs, only Socs. And you can't win against them no matter how hard you try, because they've got all the breaks and even whipping them isn't going to change that fact.” The Outsiders a novel that was first published in 1967 by the author S.E Hinton is not only a novel about gang mentality and gang rivalry but is also about how a person could feel like ‘an outsider’ based on where they live or how much money they have. In Pony Boy’s case it was his grades that...

    Emotion, Feeling, Feelings 837  Words | 2  Pages

  • Sodapop - the Outsiders

    Sodapop Curtis In S.E Hinton's novel, The Outsiders, there are many themes represented in the book, but one of the main themes is social ostracism, or the conflict between the economic classes. There are two rival gangs within The Outsiders:  the Socs and the Greasers.  The Socs represent the upper class while the Greasers represent the lower class.  The Socs, "jump greasers and wreck houses and throw beer blasts for kicks, and get editorials in the paper for...

    1967 in literature, Gang, Nothing Gold Can Stay 1283  Words | 3  Pages

  • Outsiders Book and Movie Comparison

    movie of the Outsiders are two very different stories. The book has so much more detail then the movie. The movie is not the most detailed but it does get its point across. There are may similarities and also many differences between the two the book is by far more interesting and more detailed then the movie. I enjoyed the book a lot and the movies a lot but the movie was missing a lot. A few similarities between the movie and book are that the movie still has the complete Greaser gang Pony, Johnny...

    1967 in literature, Nothing Gold Can Stay, S. E. Hinton 1002  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Outsiders - an Analysis

    The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton, is a coming-of-age story that compels readers to question society’s stereotyping of people and expresses the need for people to always have hope. Based on two rival teenage gangs, the poor, east-side Greasers, and the rich, west-side Socials (Socs), The Outsiders is told through the eyes of sensitive, 14-year-old Greaser, Ponyboy Curtis. The novel explores the choices people make when faced with adversity, sending an important message to readers that everyone is an...

    1967 in literature, Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost 1122  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders is a novel written by S. E. Hinton. It is the story of a traumatic time in the lives of three major characters: Ponyboy Curtis, Johnny Cade, and Dallas Winston. They are all members of the lower class gang of "Greasers", a term created by the upper-class "Socs." These three boys play a major role in bridging the gap between the two seemingly different groups. Growing up on the poorer side of town, they witness many things, some of which they would not choose to, but they do anyway because...

    1967 in literature, Nothing Gold Can Stay, S. E. Hinton 1317  Words | 3  Pages

  • Chapter Summary: The Outsiders

    introduced to the main character of the book Ponyboy, who is a part of the East side gang that consisted of greasers .Greasers style was to wore their hair long and put grease in it. They try to dress tough, and are considered as criminals in their town. They often carried switchblades, mainly to help them stand their ground against the Socs who are the rival gang .Soc stands for Socials, the Socs are considered to be good citizens and most of them were wealthy. As Ponyboy is walking home from a movie...

    Bankruptcy in the United States, Greaser, United States bankruptcy law 2569  Words | 6  Pages

  • OUTSIDERS EASSY

    johnny Cade Outsiders Analysis There are times when people feel like they have been bullied their whole lives, without any point of living anymore. In S.E. Hinton’s realistic fiction story, The Outsiders, Johnny Cade is a very tear-jerking kid that has endured painful hardships throughout his short life. The story takes place in the poor east side of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and is narrated in first person by PonyBoy Curtis, who is Johnny’s best friend. Coming from an abusive family, Johnny Cade sees...

    1967 in literature, Courage, English-language films 1111  Words | 3  Pages

  • Discuss How Social Class Division and Rivalry Is Depicted in the Outsiders

    In her classic novel, The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton represents the social class and rivalry of her time. Through the endless struggles between the rich city dwellers, the Socs and the Eastern residents, the Greasers, Hinton depicts the social hierarchy and conflict. She explains in her novel that the class differences causes rivalry between the rich and poor. However, as Ponyboy matures his black and white view towards the world begins to blur. Ultimately, Hinton shows that there is no fine line between...

    Difference, Novel, S. E. Hinton 1248  Words | 3  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast the movies "Grease" and "The Outsiders".

    Although I thought they were two very different movies. To my surprise, 'Grease' and 'The Outsiders' do have some very similar characteristics. Even though the genres are different, they have similar themes. Not surprisingly, sound and lighting had almost no similarities. However; camerawork is very similar at various points of the two films. 'Grease' and 'The Outsiders' are very similar in numerous ways: Both movies involve gangs, the struggle to fit in and peer-group pressure. Alcohol also plays...

    Difference, Film, Gang 1004  Words | 3  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast Between the Socs and Greasers in the Outsider

    Compare and Contrast Essay Have you ever thought once that the Greasers and Socs (from “The Outsiders”) could ever have similarities? These rich kids and deprived kids will ever have something in common. Well, you’re going to find out each ones life style, personality and society treatment. How each of them lives, how they are treated by the society and how they both feel. The Socs are filthy rich kids in the west side, making them very spoiled and all their orders are brought and done. To...

    Big & Rich, Difference, Emotion 495  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders was written by a teenager about teenagers. It is told in a first-person narration style, with the narrator being a 14-year-old boy. This story deals with issues that are very close to the hearts of teens, whether in the 1960s when this book was written or today. Ponyboy Curtis is the narrator of this story, and it is through his eyes that the events unfold. Ponyboy takes the reader through a two-week period that will shape the rest of his life. No adults figure prominently in this...

    Adolescence, S. E. Hinton, The Outsiders 1037  Words | 3  Pages

  • Outsiders: Gang Members

    role in society since the beginning of time. The novel by S.E Hinton, ‘The Outsiders’ conveys this need and the yearning to feel social acceptance within us all. ‘The Outsiders’ comments on this inherent part of humanity through its realistic portrayal of teenage gang life, centering on the dependency of the gang members to feel a sense of inclusion and support from their gang. Insert The Outsiders plot line ‘The Outsiders’ conveys that the need to belong is apparent within everyone through the...

    Crime, Gang 1215  Words | 3  Pages

  • Who is the Outsider?

    Who is the Outsider? What is an outsider? We usually think an outsider is a person that walks around, does not talk to anyone, stays away from the crowd huddle, and does not care what the “insiders” think or do. But what if the usual insider was actually the outsider? What if the person we think is the outsider is doing the real norm? In the book The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, the author never used the word outsider. She probably...

    English-language films, Metamorpho, Mind 517  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Outsiders Text Response

    Option 2- “The Outsiders” S.E. Hinton What are the lessons that S.E. Hinton wants to teach us through the story of “The Outsiders’? A number of lessons can be learnt from reading S.E. Hinton’s debut novel “The Outsiders”. By naming the novel “The Outsiders” yet writing it from the greasers perspective, we feel more like an insider in this group society seem to be pushing out. We identify with the underdog from the opening page. We find ourselves seeing life through the eyes of the greasers, hating their...

    1948 births, Francis Ford Coppola, Learning 839  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Outsiders--Chapter 7 Notes

    The Outsiders–Chapter 7 Characters: -Ponyboy -Sodapop -Darry -Jerry -The doctor -Two-Bit -Steve -Randy Main Events: -Ponyboy finds out about Dally and Johnny’s conditions -Ponyboy reads the newspaper and discovers that Johnny is charged with murder and there’s a chance to send both him and Sodapop to a boys’ home -Ponyboy catches up with news of Sandy, Sodapop’s girlfriend/ex-girlfriend -Ponyboy has an insightful conversation with Randy Vocabulary: ...

    Greaser, Juvenile delinquency 975  Words | 3  Pages

  • Outsiders

    The Outsiders The Outsiders, written by S.E Hinton, is about a boy called Ponyboy Curtis who as a character developed mentally and physically. The Story is about the conflict between two groups the Socs and the Greasers who at the beginning hated each other but because of events throughout the novel they learn that they are not that different. Ponyboy faced obstacles, at home with his brother Darry, the conflict between the Socs and the Greasers and his attitude towards life. From this Pony learns...

    1967 in literature, Nothing Gold Can Stay, S. E. Hinton 667  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders…………….. 7 Erin Cangelose The Novel, The Outsiders, is a perfect story about rising out of a stereotype. Ponyboy and the greasers, live on the wrong side of town, and don’t have a very bright future ahead of them, or so it is thought. This is a story about hope, because even if you are n a bad place, you can grow out of your stereotype and be successful. Even though Ponyboy is supposedly not caring because he is a greaser, he ran into the burning church to save the children, “I...

    A Story, Explanation, Greaser 597  Words | 1  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    THE OUTSIDERS [pic][pic][pic] Packet Due Dates Chapter 1 & 2: Thurs. 3/10/11 Chapter 3: Fri., 3/11/11 Chapter 4: Mon., 3/14/11 Chapter 5: Tues., 3/15/11 Chapter 6: Wed. 3/16/11 Chapter 7: Thurs. 3/17/11 Chapter 8: Fri. 3/18/11 Chapter 9: Mon., 3/21/11 Chapter 10: Tues. 3/22/11 Chapter 11: Wed. 3/23/11 Chapter 12: Thurs. 3/24/11 Poetry Page: ...

    Bankruptcy in the United States, Nothing Gold Can Stay, S. E. Hinton 2571  Words | 10  Pages

  • The Outsiders Essay

    Mrs. Bergstrom English 8A 31 October 2011 The Outsiders essay There are many novels that have been adapted into movies. Some of these novels are The Wizards of Oz, Alice’s adventures in Wonderland, and Peter Pan. Of all the novels that have turned into movies, S.E Hinton’s book, and Francis Ford Coppola’s movie, The Outsiders is definitely the best. Even though it is the same book and movie, they differ in some ways. Some similarities...

    Difference, English-language films, Film 1078  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders INTRODUCTION: "The Outsiders" by S. E Hinton is an early novel based on two waring juvenile gangs, divided by economical and social background, the lower East side Greasers and the upper West side Socs. The novel is set in 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It is a novel written in first person by a 14 year old Greaser, Ponyboy Curtis who allows us an insight into the lifestyles of these distinct worlds. I chose the novel "The Outsiders" as a text for year 10 for the following reasons: It...

    Fiction, Fiction writing, Gang 1116  Words | 5  Pages

  • Outsiders

    The Discrimination of Outsiders ZZ Packer’s Drinking Coffee Elsewhere a book that consists of many short stories that are very similar in plot, however very different in the overall meaning of the story. Throughout her compilations of short stories Packer grasps the idea of being labeled an “outside” in our society. In these three stories “Brownies, Drinking Coffee Elsewhere, and Geese” all of the main characters of the story receive discrimination from their other peers. In one story “Brownies”...

    Caucasian race, Discrimination, Fiction 1272  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders Alienation The Outsiders is a story that has motley of alienation. Alienation isn’t being taken by aliens. Alienation is uniqueness and someone that is different from another person or group of people. But through the whole story of the Outsiders there is alienation. One symbol of alienation in this story is money between the Greasers and the Socs. The Socs always show the characteristics of being rich because they’re always wearing madras shirts and pants. Like...

    A Story, English-language films, Gang 367  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders, by S.E Hinton is about two gangs who are considered outsiders. These two gangs are outsiders because they do not fit in with society. Particularly, there are three characters who do not only not fit in society because of what gang they are in but they are considered outsiders in there own gang; these three characters are Ponyboy Curtis, Johnny Cade, and Cherry Valance. One character that would fall under the title of the outsider would have to be Ponyboy Curtis. There are many reasons...

    1967 in literature, Gang, Nothing Gold Can Stay 641  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Outsiders

    The outsiders by S.E Hinton should be taught in school. This book should be taught in school because it is very much like real life today so it could teach kids what not to do. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton is a story about a boy named Ponyboy and his friends who are constantly getting in trouble and being judged for being “greasers”. Ponyboy is an interesting character because he is different from his friends, but gets caught up in gang conflicts. There are many examples in The Outsiders showing...

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  • "The Outsiders" by S.E Hinton - The Socs were more of a disgrace and menace to society than the Greasers

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