Overcoming Obstacles In The Outsiders

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t: Did the characters in the novel overcome challenging obstacles? Write a five paragraph essay discussing the major conflicts in the novel and whether or not they were overcome. In the book “The Outsiders” the main characters Ponyboy, Johnny, and Dally face many obstacles. In the book there are essentially two different classes (gangs), the socs and the greasers. The socs, also known as the socials, are the rich kids who live on the west side of New York and love to beat up the greasers. The greasers are poor and tough kids who live on the east side of New York. Ponyboy and his two brothers Darry and Sodapop are apart of a gang. Within the gang are Steve, Two-bit, Johnny, and Dallas. The gang is like a family to all of them, because their
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