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Becker Outsiders Summary

kunnen worden als buitenstaander. Het volgende essay is gebaseerd op het boek ‘Outsiders’ van Howard S. Becker (1997). In dit boek wordt Beckers onderzoek (1963) over buitenstaanders beschreven. ‘Deviantie’ is een bijzonder belangrijke term in zijn boek. Hij definieert deviant gedrag als volgt: Het door een persoon uit een bepaalde groep niet naleven van de regels die zijn afgesproken binnen die bepaalde groep. Wel stelt Becker voorop dat dit voor enige dubbelzinnigheid zorgt. Een persoon kan binnen de...

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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...

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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”...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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English A1 Higher Level World Literature Assignment 2c: A detailed study of an extract from pages 14 to 15 from The Outsider by Albert Camus Word Count: 1,378 I have decided to focus on an extract from chapter 1 of Albert Camus’ The Outsider as I feel this extract is highly significant as it serves as a device of exposition to develop Meursault’s, continuously judged, character and provides foregrounding for the rest of the novel. The prose style...

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The Outsiders

The author S.E.Hinton uses extreme events to make the argument that given a 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...

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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...

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