Nothing Gold Can Stay In The Outsiders

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Have you ever noticed growing up is a challenge? It’s like having a obstacle you have to do in order to succeed in life. In this Essay I will talk about how The Outsiders by S.E Hinton and the poem “Nothing gold can stay” by Robert Frost are related. The Outsiders is about a gang who live by themselves after their mother’s die. Johnny Cade and Ponyboy Curtis are the main characters, they soon kill a soc named Randy, Pony and Johnny then get persecuted by the police. Johnny and Ponyboy go on a mission to hide away from the cops but eventually get caught but, don’t go to jail but are set in the newspaper as “Heroes” after they saved little children from a fire. The poem, “Nothing gold can stay” is a powerful poem that talks about life. This…show more content…
The poem tells us that a child's childhood is very important and they should enjoy it in a good way not a bad way, because soon you’ll become a adult and have more responsibilities. Dallas said, “Ponyboy, listen, don't get tough. You're not like the rest of us and don't try to be..." Dallas wanted to lead Ponyboy the right way, he didn’t want Ponyboy to end like him. Dallas had a lot of trouble growing up without his parents and being criticized because the was “Greaser.” Dallas just wanted the best for Ponyboy, he wanted him to understand that everything he sees is not always right. Therefore Dallas wanted to lead Ponyboy the right way and try to get him out of trouble.

In conclusion the book The Outsiders by S.E Hinton and the poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay” by Robert Frost have many similarities. The poem and and the book are all about a child’s childhood being important. These similarities are also very inspirational and important because they might help you out in life soon or later. Many people don’t know this but you should live life to the fullest and enjoy everything while it lasts. I realize that when I live life to the fullest I enjoy my day even more. You should try it, it
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