Theme Of Belonging In S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders

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Through the struggles that they face, are the Socs’ and Greasers more similar than they have considered to have been? Within the novel the Outsiders by S.E. Hinton emphasizes the thoughts of Ponyboy, a teenage boy that resides in a gang named the Greasers who struggle with various problems,poverty being one of the most important.While on the opposing side are the wealth people named the Socs’ who enjoy jumping’ the Greasers in which is a never ending conflict between both sides.Both Socs’ and Greasers struggle with finding the sense of belonging, the approval of their parents, and with entertaining themselves. Regarding the struggles that they confront each day, one being they seek in finding the sense of belonging in society and so it
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