Why Is The Outsiders Be Banned

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The outsiders have been banned in some public school in the United States. It is considered a “ bad example” for young people because it has characters that smoke, drink, swear and fight. It even includes a murder. Using examples from the book, how can you convince the class that this book actually contains good morals and examples for young people?

The Outsiders has been banned in some public schools in the United States because “bad examples” are all throughout the book. I believe the book actually contains good morals and examples for young people. For an example, in the book they show how Johnny, Ponyboy and Dally help people from a burning fire, at the church they were hiding in,while they are on the run from Johnny committing a crime.
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Both may appear different with their appearance, but they actually are quite similar with their more personal look. Money or no money, both can share the same problems and situations in life, money is not a factor.
4.Choose the Greaser that you think best represents the qualities of a hero. Look up the definition of the word “hero,” or write your own definition. Be sure to explain how this particular character, in his own way, meets your definition. Remember to support your ideas with examples from the novel. A hero is someone who shows brave acts and shows kind movement, willingly. I think Johnny represents the qualities of a hero. After all he has been through, being abused, mentally and verbally by his family. After all he had been put through, when it came to the fire, he out his own life at risk to save complete strangers from a fire, and injured himself during the process. He knew that he was putting himself at risk , but he did not hesitate one bit. Johnny did this act free willingly, this was very brave of him. I think with what he did to bob, and what is happening at home, that this act could be done by
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He had the roughest background to me out of the whole gang. He always had this spark of sadness in his eyes. The gang thinks of him as an abused puppy. To me after all he has been put through, he still does all these heroic things in the book, and seeing his background and seeing what he does just makes my mind blown. He has defiantly impacted me. He made me think that not all heros have a perfect super life. You don't have to be rich, or have a perfect life to show acts of kindness and braveness. Johnny showed both, and he may have made some mistakes, but everyone has and will. He may not be like every gang member , but he definitely showed that , he can do what he puts his mind to.
7.What does it mean when Johnny tells Ponyboy to “stay gold”? Is there more than one meaning? Does it have meaning for people today, too? Explain. When Johnny tells Ponyboy to “stay gold” he is quoting “Nothing gold can stay”. I think what he was trying to say was that he wanted Ponyboy to remain young for as long as he could. I think Johnny told him that also, cause that is what Pony read one morning at the church. I think the poem was something that the two of them shared . I do believe that this does have a meaning for people today. It’s telling people out there to enjoy your young and youthful, cause you do not stay gold forever.
8.What is the main theme of this book? Explain using details from the book for support. Don’t forget to consider

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