Stereotypes In The Outsiders By S. E. Hinton

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People today could say that stereotypes aren't such a factor in life, but they don’t notice what's really around them. The book The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, gives a realistic example of how stereotypes rule society. The Outsiders is about two groups of kids, the Socs, and the greasers. The story takes place in the east side of Tulsa Oklahoma, in the 1960’s. The main character Ponyboy is part of the greaser group, with Johnny, Darry, Dally, Sodapop, Two-Bit, and Steve. The setting affects the storyline and character development in diverse ways, from where the climax takes place to where our most important characters are introduced. The setting greatly impacts the storyline in numerous ways. To begin with, this quote, “...when you grow up

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