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Summary: The True Outsiders

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The True Outsiders Do you know what it’s like to be an outsider? The novel “The Outsiders” written by Susan Eloise Hinton in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the 1960’s is about two social groups. The first social groups were the Socs, they were the rich and privileged kids. The second groups were the greasers, they were poor and treated as the outcast. Later on in the story we find out the two groups aren’t so different after all. In the story the Socs feel as if they are the outsiders because in Doc. C, cherry opens up to Ponyboy about the differences between the Socs and the Greasers without having to keep her guard up. Ponyboy thinks to himself, “Socs were always behind a wall of aloofness, careful not to let their real
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