Symbolism In The Outsiders, By S. E. Hinton

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In the book The Outsiders by S.E Hinton can be link to other forms of literature by symbolism and their meanings. The book can be connected to the poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay” by Robert Frost. In the poem Nothing Gold Can Stay, each line represents special symbolism in many places or characters of The Outsiders. In the first line of the poem “Nature’s first green is gold”there is more meaning than you think; the literal meaning is the start of the changing of seasons. But, there is another way to see it, the metaphorical, which is that a new child is born, still having its innocence. In the book a character named Johnny would never hurt a fly and he still had the wonderful innocence of his youth. The next line is “Her hardest Hue to hold”

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