Outsiders: The Definition Of An Outsider

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What is an outsider? The word outsider is a person who isn’t part of the group. A person who is different than others. They may think or dress differently, which gives them the ‘title’ of outsiders. An outsider in the novel is characters who didn’t fit in very well with their group being either a greaser or socs. The socs are more praised in the society unlike the greasers because the socs are born in the rich side of the town and the greasers were born in the more bad seeming part of their town. The official definition of outsider is ‘a person who does not belong to a particular group.’ Most of the characters are an outsider in some way or form. An example of an outsider in the novel is Ponyboy in the group of greasers he isn’t as tough as

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