Mark Waid once said, "Heroism is heroism, regardless of the timeframe or the backdrop. " In the novel, The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton, the focus is on two social groups. The Socs are the preppy and rich kids, and the greasers are the poor, trouble-making kids. Johnny Cade was a greaser.
Within the novel, “The Outsiders”, written by S.E Hinton, it conveys the rivalry between the two gangs, the Socs and the Greasers. They constantly encounter conflict since the Socs are wealthy, living on the West side of town unlike the Greasers who are lower class, living on the opposite side of town. Each gang consists of multiple members, however, for the Greasers, particularly one member stands out from the crowd, Sodapop. His personality reveals that he is someone who endlessly provides comfort while keeping the peace but still maintaining a happy-go-lucky attitude.
A Republican Mother is an educated mother who had a great impact on all of the upcoming generations. Without this idea of a Republican mother, women would not have the rights they do today. If women did not speak up this idea never would have came around to drastically change life forever for them. The republican mother sets the example on how women are supposed to act, while setting the base for women to grow on.
What was life like during the 1930's? Life for people back then was so different from life now. Luanne Durst, born in 1931, says "People have so much more now than people had during the Depression"(AAron 1). The novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck portrays how life for different people was back in the 1930’s. The book was set on a farm in Salinas Valley, California.
“Family are people that you can count on”. The Outsiders by S.E Hinton. Ponyboy is the youngest one in a gang called The Greasers. They live in east side of town but in the west is their enemy gang called Socs. Socs are a lot wealthier than the Greasers.
The chapters 1-5 of the Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, is about two gangs the greasers and the Socs, who are always causing trouble. In the greaser gang, the protagonist, Ponyboy, is always getting good grades and is the smartest in the gang. Dally is one of the members in the gang, Ponyboy 's brother, has been in jail multiple times. Sodapop is also Ponyboy’s brother. He works at a gas station.
In the fictional book, The Outsiders (1967), Susan Eloise Hinton, better know as S.E. Hinton, asserts and reports that a young fourteen year old greaser, or “hood”, living in Tulsa, Oklahoma is more than he presents in a honest story of reality. Hinton writes a shocking and intense novel to establish a deeper meaning to the life of a greaser born on the wrong side of town. Susan Eloise Hinton develops the book off of her own highschool life when she was sixteen. Hinton tells the story along the lines of the Hero’s Journey Archetype, as the main character and protagonist, Ponyboy. Hinton’s purpose of starting this novel at age sixteen
The fashion trends of the 1960s and their transformation seemed to reflect the events that were occurring in the decade around the same time. Fashion progressively became uniform and harmonized with the transition from the beginning of the decade to the end. Both women and men’s fashion senses resembled their thoughts, feelings, and outlooks on what what happening around them. The early 60s fashion trends were still seemingly stuck in the 50s: conservative, moderate, and simple; following the rules and a general consensus in a way. The later 60s, however, were filled with color and brilliant garments, as people began to break away from the norm and create their own diversified identities.
In the novel The Outsiders, written by S.E Hinton Ponyboy, a Greaser, is the narrator and main character. He is a bit smarter than most Greasers and it is evident that it is so, yet that is true, throughout the novel Darry says Ponyboy does not use his head and by that he means he has very little to no common sense. The three topics addressed in the inconsistent yet interesting novel are the fight between rich and poor, the journey from youth to adulthood, and what friendship is.
American women in the late 1800’s received unequal treatment, even more so than in today’s society. Not only were they treated unfairly, they could not even vote until 1920. Moreover, they were unable to obtain certain jobs, and if they did get a job it was from the home. Furthermore, women had little to no say in their decisions. They often had their husbands either picked for them, or mutually agreed upon.
This novel by S.E Hinton, The Outsiders shows a crucial point that everybody is special in some way and should be known as who they are individuality not as a group. The Outsiders is a book that describes 2 gangs , the luxurious Socs, and the hoodlum Greasers. While they have conflicts with each other, the protaganist, Ponyboy, finds his identity outside of the gang. The important message of the story is that everyone has a unique personality that are developed by being in a group of people away from home, this identity can shape anyone’s way of life and the path they may take in the future. First of all, Socs and greasers have a trademark that showed who was part of their gang, Socs are know for Mustangs, Madras, and leather jackets;