Soc And Greasers Comparison Essay

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Do you know the difference between a Soc and a greaser? There is always a social structure no matter where you go. In the movie based off the novel “The Outsiders” written by S.E. Hinton and produced by Frank Ford Coppola there is a fine line between Soc and greaser. At the bottom you have the hoods. The hoods are like greasers, but they are dirtier and a lot meaner. Next, is the greasers. They’re just lower class people with greasy hair. Then middle class comes, just regular people. They’re neither rich or poor. Then you have the top, the big time Socs, the rich kids. The fact that you can quite literally see the difference between a Soc and a greaser in the movie, helps support every detail S.E. Hinton wrote in the novel. The visual image of what the characters look like and how they dress shows the difference and the dividing line between a greaser and a Soc. Like I said before, the greasers (Dally, Darry, Soda, etc.) aren’t really bad people. They just dress different due to lower funds and they like their hair longer and greasier. They wear torn jeans, and cutoff shirts. Other than that they’re just ordinary people. I believe the only reason they act out is because they’re scared and they feel too much. They’ve been exposed to too much. The greasers are not like the hoods (The Shepherd…show more content…
Frank Ford C. also did a good job with the plot of the story and bringing it to life. My favorite parts were the fight at the beginning, the rumble, and when Dally gets shot. I enjoyed these parts for the action, not the violence. Especially since Dally was my favorite character. The only thing I didn’t like about the movie was the music. The music seemed unnecessary in some parts and the choices they made for the songs. They just weren’t the right mood for what was going on. I didn’t like some of the acting either. The acting seemed fake and quite frankly needed a little
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