Who struggles more in life the rich or poor? The book The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton is about two groups of teenagers the Greasers and the Socs and how they struggle in life. The two informational articles offer facts about how two groups of teenagers struggle in life because wealthy kids have money to pay bills and food as well as feel pressure from their parents’ about school while low income teenagers have to drop out of school to help their families by working to help pay the bills and buy food. Some people believe that the Socs struggled more in The Outsiders because they are rich so everyone thinks they have everything they want, but really they do not have their parents attention, yet that’s really all they want and others believe the Greasers struggled more in The Outsiders because they have no money and have to work for what they want in life.
The other represented example of social injustice in the book is the treatment of people who had little income and no education. People lost lots of things during the depression which ruined their lives and quality of life. People are then born into poverty. When people grow up without money, they must leave school early to go to work to help pay for things. When they do this, they lose so much education that they could have received.
It is just to near to impossible to try and afford decent living conditions as a low wage worker in America. It is also hard on the children of families working in low wage jobs it affects them all around and then they can end up stuck in the the same situation as their parents. This is part of the reason why employers of low wage jobs do not have any trouble finding employees. “ In fact, there is evidence that low-wage jobs can cause harm to young people’s health, education, and overall development. (Dodson page 5).
While the duke and the dauphin and lying about their identity, they are gaining money through this. The readers know they don’t deserve that money. It also evokes aggravation because the people of that town and the Wilks girls are gullible enough to believe that the duke and the dauphin are Peter Wilks’ brother with no proof to prove that. This is used to satirize how people easily believed anything with no proof and did not question. In Death of a Salesman, after many years of struggling to pay for all the bills, Willy decides to commit suicide because he wanted the insurance money to be given to Biff, his son but at his funeral, the readers find out: "I made the last payment on the house today.Today, dear.
Greasers struggled far more than the Socs due to their sacrifices they made and fights they faced. They struggled for their family and friends in order to stick together and not fall apart. Dally even had to turn down his college scholarship to keep Ponyboy in school. Sodapop dropped out to help out also. Socs don’t even have to worry about any of those problems.Greasers are from the West while the Socs are from the East.
This could be for a variety of reason such as the way walter acted once mama received the money. He was always upset about not being the complete “breadwinner” and he technically wasn't the head of the house because mama was. Walter tries to make more money by investing in the liquor store. He loses the money because the man runs off with and mama warned him before so of course she becomes disappointed. “THAT MONEY IS MADE OUT OF MY FATHER’S FLESH!” Walter is upset and is trying to cope and make mama understand that him receiving the money from the white man to not to move in will of regain.“Men are expected to be breadwinners, yet providing for one’s family with little or no help has negative repercussions,” said lead author Christin Munsch.
The poor are more often exposed to dangerous environments, stressful work surroundings, unrewarding jobs, and are frequently subjected to layoffs and unemployment. Additionally, the poor are more likely to lack the basic necessities of life and be cut off from mainstream society. This isolation and lack of community support leads to depression and increases the risk of mental health problems and suicide (Murali & Oyebode,
"The thing about kids who have really troublesome home lives, not just with homelessness but other things, too is that they have this defeated look on their faces, because they're trying, and it's not working," Lyndsey said. "They're tired and they're hungry, and it's stressful, because they don't know where they're going after school (Brown 3). "Homeless children are more likely to be diagnosed with learning disabilities they are more likely to miss school and change schools, and are more likely to drop out of school than other children and score lower on standardized tests”(Brown 6). "The boys are more affected by this more than girls because they are taught different. “Boys get a message from a very young age to be a man, and to be a man means you're strong and you don't cry and you don't show your emotions," smith said.
This statistic is very scary because poverty in the U.S is constantly getting worse. The amount of homeless families has increased, which causes their children to struggle through school and have a much harder time becoming successful in the future. Poverty affects everyone in their family and puts a lot of stress on the parents to make enough to survive. Millions of American families tend
Juana believed that the pearl had evil spirit to it and that it had bad luck. Once all of the villagers knew that Kino found the pearl they became obsessed with trying to get it. Juana feared that the pearl will ruin their son and her family, but Kino pushes her fear aside not caring since he was going to be rich. Throughout the story Kino’s greed became too much for Juana after her family had been attacked and Kino beaten so badly that he was knocked unconscious. Juana tried to take the problem into her own hands and get rid of the pearl, but Kino was so set on being rich he wouldn’t let her and hit Juana until she was knocked unconscious.
The Hupacasath community was facing high rates of unemployment and poor social conditions. The people that were being affected were Hupacasath Community and the Port Alberni community. The community members were unsure of how to access and work the local industry. It was important for the community to come together and organize a solution because without doing so they would have continues to sink further into poverty. In result off the communities coming together they were able to decide which route they wanted to proceed in regarding restoring wealth back to their land.
The greasers struggle more than the Socs because they were poor, their parents did not care about them, and they were always in fights. The greasers main problem is that they are poor which gives them a horrible life. “We’re poorer than the Socs and the middle class.”(Hinton 3) The greasers are poorer than the rest of the classes which makes them work for a living. The greasers work for what they need,
Nowadays it is too expensive for just one parent to support the family, a household usually has two people who make the money to survive. In these cases many children are neglected and lonely because their parents are working all the time or they are just simply too tired to pay attention. This constant neglect can cause kids to act out for attention causing them to do some erratic actions. Author Scott Anderson in article Greg Ousley Is Sorry for Killing His Parents. Is That Enough?
This editorial focuses mainly on pathos but also uses ethos and logos to support their argument. Pathos plays a large role in the argument of this editorial. The authors bring out the emotion sympathy when they say, “Many families have exhausted their savings, and children are forced to work menial jobs instead of attending school” (“Refugees,” 2015). People feel bad for children in terrible situations because they are not yet fully grown and often do not understand their circumstances. In
With only a margin of jobs accessible to adults in the transition from college to their dream occupation, it leaves many unemployed students with a huge sum of debt. Debt has become a situation where it is reduced into a smidgen of a problem due to the glamorization of the once free money. Students and adults alike, are unable to see beyond the available money. And when they have collected debt, it seems as if they have become immobilized at a dead end. Scurlock makes a moving documentary as he focuses on the effects of debt that occur to students.