In one instance, “Us greasers usually stick together, but when we do fight among ourselves, it 's a fair fight between the two [...] Either way there’s not going to be any blood feud between our outfit and Shepard’s.” (pg. 29) This quote shows that even if they fight they will not keep any resentment towards the other. A gang of greasers will help out another greaser gang should the need arise. Also, “‘Come on, Johnny, we’re running away.’ Johnny asked no questions.” (51) Ponyboy and Johnny are so close that when Ponyboy asked Johnny to run away with him, Johnny said yes. A friendship is powerful when a friend will run away with another friend upon request.
For example, although the Underground Man makes a salary it is minimal compared to the salary of the people he associated himself with. A greater income is defined by more respect and power. Since the Underground Man has a low income he is not granted any respect or power among his peers. Rather he is shunned in order to give himself importance he forces himself into social events. ‘“Let him come, if he wants to so much, “But we have our own circle, we’re friends,”.
Family is an important component in everyone’s life. S.E Hinton this The Outsiders there is contradiction between the gang’s biological family and their “family”. Johnny is a member of the gang that is not wanted and cared for by his parents but musters to find a strong bond with the gang. The Outsiders, a realistic fiction book by S.E Hinton, shows the importance that family is the one that cares about you even though many people say that your biological family can understand you more. Before the rumble Ponyboy realized the difference between his gang and the Socs.“That was the difference between his gang and ours- they had a leader and were organized; we were just buddies who stuck together- each man was his own leader.
Those who have no money are often much more conservative. They can not afford the privileges of those with wealth. Nick, the narrator of the story, is a prime example of having no money. He has struck out on his own in the bond business and worked hard for what he has, even though it does not amount to much. Though Nick does not have much himself, he would give what he has to help his friends.
Moreover, while the market is more or less empty and useless and has nothing to offer to the main protagonist, it is easy to assume that there are things to purchase somewhere outside of Dublin. Yet this only deepens the character's frustration with the lack of resources in his surroundings, as he is very much subjected to the social, political and economic status of Dublin. Being a member of a lower class family, and having to rely on occasional pocket money from his uncle, he finds it rather difficult to buy a gift for a girl. Although wealth does not end up being the primary reason his quest becomes unsuccessful, he is aware of the expenses of his mission, such as the price of the train: “I held a florin tightly in my hand as I strode down Buckingham Street towards the station. The sight of the streets thronged with buyers and glaring with gas recalled to me the purpose of my journey.
Greene’s display of this theme is the most noticeable out of the three elements displayed, but to Fowler it was less of a concern in comparison to what Pyle had achieved at the end of the story. Fowler and Phuong both have more realistic, even mundane, understandings of love than Pyle. Fowler believes love is “companionship in old age,” as well as “sexual gratification.” These two ideas were mostly foreign to Pyle as he had little sex experience as well as being absent towards long-term dating. Fowler also believes that love is for “financial security” because of material reasons associated with comfort making life more bearable. Pyle’s ideas about love can be called romantic because they impose ideals onto individuals, rather than starting with the individual and their particular circumstance.
The Greasers despite being thought of as ruthless criminals have a unique sense of loyalty among themselves. Empathy is also key to the resolution of the intense, violent rivalry between these two young gangs. In the novel The Outsiders the harsh reality of social gaps, the paradox of honor among the lawless, and the need for empathy as a resolution for conflicts, are key elements to
He then wastes no time in finding personal ties to this event through his family, which shortly thereafter, he states his main argument. Although this use of pathos in the opening is quite enticing, Milbank does not support it properly throughout the piece. As mentioned earlier, he states that the fight for apartheid to end, gay to have protected rights, and environmentalism to be more care for are not really powerful movements in society, though as seen in recent years, many people can beg to differ. Of course, if Milbank had made such a statement with sufficient evidence, it might have had a chance to win the reader over; however, he hardly scratches the surface of any possible evidence that could have been used, which makes this statement seem more like a shallow insult than just a simple criticism. Also, this lack of evidence makes the reader question Milbank’s legitimacy pertaining to this issue, as it begs the question: Does Milbank really know how much sacrifice went into these merely “noble” movements?
When people are rich it doesn't necessarily mean that they are happy. They would be much happier if they sorround themselves with people who don't care about their titles or how rich they are. No one really wants to be around people who only care about their money and are phony. Money and material things don't make a person who they want to be, its the goodness in their hearts that make's them who they are. After all people think that money is so important but they can't take it to the grave with them.
This also leads to more fulfillment for Joe to see Pip happy with him. Matthew Pocket’s fulfillment comes from just being able to teach Pip. Both character 's inner worth does not come from money and leads them to pass their happiness to others. The reason both of them do not care too much for money might be because they did not have an abundance of it but rather enough