These are some reasons why the Socs are a much bigger disgrace and a threat to society than the greasers. Behind the Socs’ innocent faces, there is just pure darkness. The represent the bad side to Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Socs never get blamed for what they do and mug people more often than the greasers.
In S.E Hinton's book The Outsiders, If there wasn’t a difference moneywise between the greasers and the socs they might be friends. Money separated the socs are higher class and are treated differently. For example, if Bob and Johnny were friends then Bob might not be dead as well as Johnny and Dally. Because then there wouldn’t be a reason for Ponyboy and Johnny to run away. So that would save at least three lives just with a change in money.
S.E Hinton uses point of view to show the narrator’s position in relation to the story as being reveal. One example where the author uses point of view is “ I could have waited to go to the movies until Darry or Sodapop got off work.” This illustrate the reader that is a first person point of view since the story is narrated by a fourteen years old named Ponyboy. As a narrator, Ponyboy first let the reader to know his character better than others, but even though show us his friends and the difference of the social classes the socs and the greasers by describing his environment. “The Socs jumped up and left me lying there”
In the novel The Outsiders , there are two social groups, the Greasers” and the Socs. Greasers are considered stupid, dirty, rowdy, and overall horrible. Socs think all Greasers are the same. Greasers think that all of the Socs have perfect lives and they are all happy with no struggles. Neither of them are right, there are struggles on both sides of town.
When you are a part of a gang and life is just not going the way you want it to. What if you lived with your two older brothers in a terrible neighborhood while being apart of a gang and still trying to go to school. You smoke, get into fights and have no parents. This is just like the story of a boy named Ponyboy the main character of S.E Hinton 's book The Outsiders. The Socs and the Greasers are very different in many ways.
Someone who has honor is someone who receives high respect or esteem. Does that mean that there is honor amongst the lawless? In The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, there is a war going on between two groups, the Greasers and the Socs. The Socs are a group of rich kids who don’t care for others and jump Greasers. The Greasers, on the other hand, are a group of poor kids, who mess around a lot, yet they stick up and protect each other.
On the crisp morning of October 9, 1955, Bob Sheldon was found dead. Cristina Hunt was walking her Golden Retriever, when she discovered Bob, lifeless in Centennial Park. It was detected that Bob had a stab wound. Bob was most likely assassinated by the Socs rival -- a Greaser. Greasers and Socs have a strong hatred for one another.
Thematic Essay- Society and Class Society and class is an important theme in “The Outsiders”, a novel written by S.E Hinton. “The Outsider”, is a book about two gangs, the Greasers and the socs who are rivals because of their economic and social differences. Throughout the book, S.E Hinton outlines that Socs, who have a better economic status are unaware of all of the other aspects in life and feel superior over the Greasers. In book, The Outsiders, it 's shown that a human society can be separated a society because of society and wealth.
In the book The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, there are many examples that can teach about family and friends, love and longing. The protagonist, a 14-year-old child named Ponyboy lives with his brothers, as both his parents perished in a car accident, and grows up with his friends who have similar difficulties. Ponyboy grows up in a community full of violence and classism, which affects the mental state of the entire town, through the projects to the rich side of town. There are many different types of stereotypes in confrontations between Greasers and Socs. Greasers are known to be poor and ‘no good criminals’, while the Socs are known to just be kids growing up, angels who can do no wrong.
The Greasers Struggle In Life No one can go through life without struggle. Unlike others, people struggle more than others. In the realistic fiction story The Outsiders, S.E.Hinton shows how the life of the Socs and the Greasers are imperfect. The Greasers, poor from the west side of town, and the Socs from the rich side, both have struggle in life. Unlike the Socs, the Greasers have more struggles than the Socs.
The Differences Between The Greasers And The Socs Are you a Greaser from the book The Outsiders, or a Socs? Do you know the difference? They think they are very different from each other but, they are actually very similar. Even though they don’t live in the same part of town, and have different lifestyles, they still are humans and go to the same school together.
Our problems are not what define us, it is how we respond to them. Life defining decisions are built up over time leading you to a fork in the road. The path maybe simple but that does not mean that when you get to a fork in the road the decision will be any easier. Although I truly believe that people face more than one fork in the road in their lifetime. It is too unrealistic to say there's only one, because how would someone know they do not live your life.