Similarities Of Social Classes In S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders

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The novel “The Outsiders” by S.E Hinton focuses on the differences and similarities of social classes. The greasers, who are on the poorer side of town, and the socs, who live on the rich side of town, are constantly at war. Hinton focuses on a gang named The Curtis gang. This consists on Ponyboy Curtis, Sodapop Curtis, Darry Curtis who are all brothers and are under the care of eldest Darry. Also in the gang are Sodapop’s best friend Steve, Johnny who is Ponyboy’s best buddy, Two-Bit the wise cracker, and Dallas the dangerous one. Although close and money are the only things that separate socs and greasers, johnny's friends are quite different than the socs. The socs and greasers are different in a lot of ways. The first being that the socs are dressed nicely and wear nice shoes and shirts. With the greasers, it…show more content…
Previously, mentioned in the other paragraph Johnny and Ponyboy got into a big fight and Ponyboy almost died. Another example, is when the Greasers and Socs come into contact with each other. When either says something the other doesn't like a fight is most likely to happen. The Socs are like the kings of the streets telling people what to do and threatening them if they don’t do what they say. If they don’t do what they say they will likely have a fight. On the other hand the Greasers are like the citizens of the Socs town even when they try to fight for equality the Socs have complete dominance over them. In conclusion the differences and the similarities of the Greasers and the Socs and one can say that there are a lot of differences. But there aren't as many similarities. I have also discussed How Both groups have eachothers backs and comfort each other when they are going through troubles in their lives. Along with knowing when the Greasers have limits of how they act. I learned a lot from this essay and i hope that after you have read this you will do the

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