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  • Outsiders In The Outsider

    just true for middle school‚ but also life in the 50s. The book The Outsiders focuses on two main cliques‚ the Greasers and the Socs. One might think that the name represents Greasers‚ and what they have to deal with‚ but the real outsiders are specific people. The outsiders are the people who dare to be different from the stereotype of their group‚ who believe people should be judged on who they are‚ not social class. Major outsiders in the book are Darry‚ Ponyboy‚ and Cherry Valance. Darry is the

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    ‘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 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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    ?John McKenna Mr. Cook English III Honors 10 May 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

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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 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

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    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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    Search for Self Conflict arises between two incomparable social groups‚ resulting in tragic deaths. In the novel The Outsiders by S.E Hinton‚ two separate gangs‚ the Socs and Greasers‚ are at constant contention. The Outsiders takes place in Oklahoma‚ the 1960’s. Hinton uses the character‚ Ponyboy Curtis to explain why it doesn’t matter what social position you are in. The message she is trying to get across to the readers is you are your own person‚ and you don’t have to be classified as anyone

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    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:

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    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 inspired

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