Language Used In The Outsiders

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The Outsiders is a form of Young Adult Literature. Hinton’s book focusses on the lives of children and young adults. It deals with their emotions, feelings and reactions on their everyday life situations. These are similar situations that young adults find themselves in everyday and the emotions and choices they have to deal with. The Outsiders is not too sophisticated for young adults and teenagers. The words and language used in this novel is understandable and readable. Children whose vocabulary is not as sophisticated as an adult’s will find it easier to read The Outsiders. The book is relatable for young adults because it deals with issues that children come across in their everyday life. S.E. Hinton was only 15 when she started to write this novel and was published when she was 18 years of age. She was still a young adult when she brought this book to life; she understood the feelings and emotions of the target group that she wrote the book for. Even though the book still deals with emotional and deeper issues, the younger readers can still relate to the novel. Reading The Outsiders is not too time consuming for young people. The chapters are short and so are the paragraphs which make it more probable for young readers to finish the book. The book has interesting ‘twists’ that keeps the reader reading. Even though the characters in the story are relatable, the storyline is very exciting. This novel is filled with suspense; you wonder if the police is

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