Greasers In S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders

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It’s no secret that the Greasers and the Socials don’t like each other. And it’s no secret that their resentment of each other leads to serious problems. But who’s to blame for these problems? In S.E. Hinton’s novel, The Outsiders, much of the turmoil and conflict in the community is caused by the Socials. Their are 2 reason the Socs are at fault for many problems in the novel. One reason The Socs are at fault for many problems in the novel is because they start trouble with Greasers.“Need a haircut, greaser. The medium-sized blond pulled a knife out of his pocket and flipped the blade open” Pg 5. At page 5 the Socs were threatening Ponyboy then they attacked Ponyboy by pinning down his arms and legs , sitting on his chest with his
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