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The Outsiders

The Outsiders, by S.E Hinton is about two gangs who are considered outsiders. These two gangs are outsiders because they do not fit in with society. Particularly, there are three characters who do not only not fit in society because of what gang they are in but they are considered outsiders in there own gang; these three characters are Ponyboy Curtis, Johnny Cade, and Cherry Valance. One character that would fall under the title of the outsider would have to be Ponyboy Curtis. There are many reasons...

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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...

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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’ 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 book by S.E Hinton was eventually made into a movie. They were so much alike because they both were very good from the start. Some things that happened in the book, although they didn’t happen in the movie. You could really tell in both the book and movie the friendship and love with some people. Some differences between the book and the movie are that Ponyboy seemed more bold, strong, and handsome. But in the movie he was like that to although, just seemed less of a Greaser because...

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The Outsiders Gang was between the rich and the poor, young children are constant of evil in a life of a young boy named pony boy. This research paper is going to be 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...

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Banned Book Report The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton was written in 1967. This novel tells the story of the conflict between two different social groups, the greasers and the socs. The socs were the socials who lived in the rich part of town, and the greasers were the lower class youths. This novel tackles issues such as violence, class conflict, and prejudice. The novel takes place in the early sixties. The Outsiders examines how two different groups compete, and unite for survival, which is often...

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The outsiders by S.E Hinton should be taught in school. This book should be taught in school because it is very much like real life today so it could teach kids what not to do. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton is a story about a boy named Ponyboy and his friends who are constantly getting in trouble and being judged for being “greasers”. Ponyboy is an interesting character because he is different from his friends, but gets caught up in gang conflicts. There are many examples in The Outsiders showing...

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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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The Outsiders- Family Breakdowns When families break down friends are important. In the novel “The Outsiders” by S.E Hinton this message is shown in many ways. Certain characters have been abandoned or disowned by their families, some characters have family members that have passed away and some don’t have any at all. Pony Boy Curtis, Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston all have experienced family breakdowns and each and every one of them has a loyal group of friends to fall back on. This shows why...

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