Greasers Were Poorer Than The Socs And Middle Class

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Introduction Paragraph Frederick Douglass once said, “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” because there has to be struggle in everything. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress” Frederick Douglass meant that lots of bad things happened but was good in the end. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress”, meant that if you don’t struggle nothing good happens. “Were poorer than the Socs and middle class” which meant that greasers didn’t get what they want. I would rather be on Socs side because they get everything and greasers have to get out of school and get a job to support their families and themselves. Even though one might say Socs have it harder than the Greaser because, Socs parents don’t care about them or what they do so Socs could go to prison or get addicted to drugs and alcohol. Body Paragraph #1: Argue your claim using the first area of evidence. …show more content…

On page 3 S.E Hinton writes, “We’re poorer than socs and the middle class” said Ponyboy which meant they couldn’t get everything what they needed or wanted. Ponyboy meant that Greasers couldn’t live like the Socs and the middle class because they were poor. Being poor also meant that Greasers had to ditch school to get a job to support their families and themselves. “It wasn't fair for the Socs to have everything. We were as good as they were; it wasn't our fault we were greasers...I felt the tension growing inside of me and I knew something had to happen or I would explode.” It wasn’t fair for Greasers because they were good but had no money. Greasers were good and got treated bad for being poor. As a result you can see that Greasers had faced more struggles than

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