Title: The Outsiders
Author: Susan Eloise Hinton (born July 22, 1950)
Type of work: Novel
Genre: Class struggle; coming-of-age
SETTING TIME: 1965
SETTING PLACE: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Date of publication: 1967
Publisher: Viking Press
Narrator: Ponyboy Curtis
Point of view: First-person omniscient
Tone: Colloquial and reflective
Tense: Past with some present tense
Protagonist: Ponyboy Curtis
Major conflict: Class struggle: the wealthy Socs oppress the poor greasers
Rising action: Bob's murder; the church burns
Climax: The boys attempt to save the schoolchildren; Johnny dies
Falling action: Ponyboy and Dallas promise to stop fighting; Ponyboy recovers from his trauma; he is accorded a solution for recouping his suffering school grades
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