Have You Ever Felt Like An Outsider Analysis

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Have you ever felt like an outsider? S.E Hinton wrote the outsider in 1967 set in Oklahoma, talking about the “Socials’’ and the “Greasers.’’ The real outsider from this article is pony boy and his struggles with right and wrong in a society, in which he believes that he is an outsider. Also, Pony boy was put into [A] classes, because he was suppose to be smart, but there were socials in most of the classes. So they thought it was funny. Pony was walking home alone one night, he was stopped by a gang who proceed to beat him. However, this incident sets the tone for the rest of the story, because the event tells the reader that a fight between these two groups needs no provocation. One other night pony, dally and Johnny go a drive in a movie. There, They met cherry, who was nothing like a Social, because she was nice and felt equal to the greasers. Pony boy was seeing the difference between the Social and the greasers. He knew …show more content…

Something happened, so Johnny had to kill bob. They were not trying to get caught, so they had to hide in an abandoned church. The true outsiders are the ones who see beyond the greasers and Socials, division. Pony boy recited a poem to Johnny, so he felt the differences between him and pony boy. Pony boy did not care about the issues between the greasers, and the Socials, he was just living a normal life. So he said “you can’t win, even if you whip us, so it doesn’t do any good, the fighting and the killing doesn’t prove a thing.” However, after the rumble between the two groups, Dally and pony boy ran to the hospital to tell Johnny about their victory. Dally calls his name, “Johnny’’, Johnny stirred weakly, and said ‘‘Hey” then Dally said “We won, we beat the Socials’’ but Johnny didn’t care, he said “Useless…fighting no good…” he said awfully. They kept on talking, until pony boy leaned over, and Johnny said “Stay gold pony boy, stay

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