Examples Of Stereotypes In The Outsiders

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A stereotype is a belief that one may hold for a certain group of beings. Stereotypes are typically untrue, but they are so widely held that many people don’t realize until someone points it out. Recently in class, we’ve been reading a novel called The Outsiders, which has several topics related to stereotypes in it. While reading, I found that most greasers thought the Socs to be arrogant and spoiled, though that was later proved to be incorrect. Most Socs also thought greasers were very rough and mean, but that too was proven wrong since the very start of this book.

Though the greasers think badly of the Socs, the people of the middle class would argue that Socs are well-mannered and graceful. They have only ever seen
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