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S E Hinton

east side of town. The Greasers are a gang that have Ponyboy, Soda, Steve, Johnny, Dally, Darry, and Two-bit Matthews. The Greasers are hated by the Socs, the Socials, who are the west side rich kids in the town. In the novel The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton, Ponyboy, the main character, and his family of Greasers rise above a life of poverty, stealing, and criminal action to help others, proving that anyone, no matter the obstacle, can become a hero. There are many heroes in the greaser gang and they...

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S. E. Hinton's The Outsider

Being true to yourself in an important virtue to carry on throughout one’s life and should be focused on vigilantly. In S. E. Hinton’s novel, The Outsiders, it features a young Greaser dubbed Ponyboy Curtis. Ponyboy, the protagonist in The Outsiders, has matured since the ending of the novel, and is now ready to graduate from high school and enter into the real world. Although, he must make the decision of whether he would prefer to remain as a greaser, and stay in his comfort zone, or change to...

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Conflicts In S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders

People all need, have, and want something or already have it, and what they wanted or need.In the Outsiders,hinton highlights the conflicts of both the greasers and socs to show that life is difficult for rich and poor kids. Through depicting their personal conflicts,Hinton reveals that these young men,seem so different but share similar needs. In the Outsiders, Hinton explains how we all have our problems and difficulties. In the following paragraphs I talk about what problems/challenges that people...

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Commentary On The Story 'The Outsiders' By S. E.

is only wearing her only good clothes that she owns to school. Do not judge a book by its cover because what you might expect may not be true. People are not always, what you predict them to be. In the beginning of the book “The Outsiders” By S.E. Hinton, Pony boy the main character talks about the Greaser’s and the Soc. Pony boy Curtis talks about the differences between the Greasers and the Socs. You would think that the Soc would be the victims in the story, but it is kind of the other way around...

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Contradict Characters In The Outsiders By S. E. Hinton

In our world, there are many groups. For example, there are groups in school, groups in sports, and there are also gangs. This book, “The Outsiders” written by S.E.Hinton is about a gang called Greasers and the narrator, “Ponyboy” tells us about what happened the year before telling us the story of everyday life as a Greaser. In this book,the author uses different types of techniques to contradict the characters to their gang. However, the author also does not connect the characters to the gang....

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Bad Decisions In S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders

how the Socs can afford nice things, but the Greasers cannot. In The Outsiders the Socs have mustangs and expensive madras jackets, and the Greasers have broken down bad cars, and leather jackets. “Were poorer than the Socs, and the middle class”(Hinton 3). The Greasers have the least amount of money, and it's rough that they don't have the same amount of money as everyone else does. Another way that The Outsiders shows the theme “It’s rough all over” is when Johnny kills The Soc, and then Ponyboy...

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Comparing Johnny And Dally In The Outsiders By S. E. Hinton

Johnny and Dally: Similar yet Different How can people with such different personalities and ways of life have so much in common with one another? It seems nearly impossible for something to occur like that. Although, In S.E. Hinton’s novel The Outsiders two characters, Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston, are alike in some ways, but are also different in other ways. Johnny and Dallas are alike because they both have neglectful and abusive parents who do not care about them, and they care about each other...

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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...

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Isolation And Identity In The Outsiders By S. E. Hilton

Discontented with the books being published for adolescents, S.E. Hilton decided to write The Outsiders at the age of fifteen. It was first published in 1967, when Hilton was eighteen. The book is set in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In The Outsiders, S.E. Hilton develops and demonstrates the importance of the two themes ‘isolation’ and ‘identity’. She mentions isolation from different viewpoints, such as Ponyboy feeling isolated from the members of the gang and Cherri feeling different as an individual from...

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The Outsiders

about S.E Hinton, background of the story, and the three brother. This story has emotional, happy and thrilling moments in this book. The greaser and socs do not get alone with each other. S.E. Hinton’s novel, the outsiders is the first a narrative of Ponyboy, a young outcast boy who later become a strong man filled with identify. S.E. Hinton was born and raises in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born on July 22, 1950 remarking that there was a little to do for a child growing up in Tulsa. S. E. Hinton...

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