“The Giver” and “The Outsiders” are both very good novels. I chose to compare these two books because both showed a great amount of courage in the main characters. Both of these books were very interesting and I hope you enjoy reading about them as much as I loved reading them. “The Giver” by Lois Lowry and “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton have many similarities and many differences. For starters both books were written by women. “The Giver” was published in 1993 and “The Outsiders” was published in 1967. As you can tell there is a difference in the years which is why the settings of the two books are very different. “The Giver” is set in the future where there is no color or emotion. “The Outsiders” is set in 1965, Tulsa Oklahoma. Both novels are man vs. society stories. So now that you have heard a bit about the authors and settings let me tell you about the main characters. In “The Giver” the main characters name is Jonas and in “The Outsiders” the main characters name is Ponyboy. Jonas is 12 years old and Ponyboy is 14 years old. Both characters go against a …show more content…
Both characters see the importance of courage. Jonas and Ponyboy made a lot of sacrifices to benefit the society. I think that both were very fearless for doing that. Jonas even escaped from the society to return memories to the citizens in his community. Because of him being so daring the people of the community will finally know the truth of the outside world and freedom of choice. Pony boy risked his life to save kids that were in a burning church. He also went to fight in a rumble although he was not feeling well, but he knew his friends needed him so he stood by them and stayed loyal to his friends. In conclusion Jonas and Ponyboy are heroes to their community. Comparing these two novels was very fascinating because I didn 't realize until now how much the books are alike. Whoever has not read these books should definitely check them out because I know they will love
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In chapter one my favorite passage is when Ponyboy says “I don’t care about Darry. But I was still lying and I knew it. I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me” , because I can relate to what he said in so many ways. For example I’ll tell myself something
In the two books, The Outsiders by S.E Hinton and The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer, the main characters went through a very tough experience and learned lessons that helped them to grow. In The Outsiders, Ponyboy grew up because of some hard situations that helped shape him into a man. In The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, William’s life had many struggles that caused him to want to take control of his own life and become more of a man also. In The Outsiders, on of the characters, Johnny killed one of the Socs, Bob, and they had to go to an old church to hide from the police.
The Outsider movie and book are telling the same story but are different in many ways. LIke the book starts with Ponyboy Curtis stepping out into the sunlight after being in the theater watching a movie. In the movie it starts with Dally, Pony, and Johnny Cade walking around their neighborhood. After that in the book Pony gets jumped by some socs and are about to cut his hair when Pony friends come and rescue him. Nothing like that happens in the movie.
Theses are two very different books. Matt Alacrán from The House of the Scorpion and Jonas from The Giver have similarities and differences. Both of these characters are the main characters which is why I chose them because i’d know the most about them. I choose those two stories because they both have a theme of not everything is what it
The Outsiders Essay Have you ever heard of the book The Outsiders? Have you seen the movie The Outsiders? Then you may have noticed that movies and books aren 't always the same. There are many similarities and differences in the movie and the book The Outsiders.
The book told more details and made the important things pop out. The movie left out a lot of the little things that made a big difference overall. The book of The Outsiders and the movie of The Outsiders had several things in common, but there were also things left out from one that was in the other. In the book, it says that Dally’s hair was blonde, but in the movie it showed him with brown hair.
One dark and stormy night it was a rumble between the socs vs greasers… “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton is about how Ponyboy Curtis a greaser deals with a lot in 9 days. His best friend kills someone and then they run away with Dally’s help to Jay Mountain. Then the church is on fire and they get hurt. Then they go to the rumble and fight. There are many differences and similarities between the novel and the movie “The Outsiders”, many things were similar but some of the relationships, characters and scenes were very contrasitive.
This is about the book outsiders compared to the movie. The book Outsiders was written by S.E Hinton. In the movie to the book there are some different events and scenes that happen. I liked how we got to see the movie view to the book view. In the movie if they would have added the key details as they did in the book it would have been even better, but I enjoyed both the book and the movie.
The Outsiders is a story that is about two types of people or should I say social classes that had their own nicknames, the upper class people had a nickname of the “Socs” and the lower to middle class people were called the “Greasers” and it was all about their lives and the rivalry between the two of them. The Outsiders at first was seen as a kind of bad story and rebellious but then later on was recognized as one of the most talked about novels around the time it came out. ( Famous Authors). The story jump started Hinton her career and her way to the top as a novelist, The Outsiders sold roughly around 4 million copies or more and gave her a lot of publicity as well as gaining fame in the process.
Even though these two books have two completely different story lines, they have more similarities than most people realize. Lois Lowry wrote “The Giver” which takes place in a parallel universe. The setting behind this book takes place
Books and movies are two completely different mediums in which audiences can enjoy a story. They seem different when one thinks about it, and it is true. Numerous points come to mind when we contrast a volume and its featured motion picture. However, both have several similarities than neutralize the differences. Take The Outsiders for instance, a novel by author S.E. Hinton in 1967 that was turned into a film in 1983.
This is my writing assignment comparing The Outsiders movie and book. My favorite quote was“Stay gold Ponyboy” which means Do not go tuff and stay like yourself because you are once in a lifetime. My opinion of both the movie and the book are pretty good. The book was only a little better because it was longer and it had more parts on the other hand the movie you can hear and see more and feel more when you can actually picture it.
While Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is a novel based on a society that problems occur from inequality and differences, focuses on the survival and which the main character Katniss stands out as a leader, and The Giver by Lois Lowry is a novel based on a society that problems occur from being too perfect and same, focuses on the importance of memory and past and which the main character Jonas stands out as a rebel for himself and very few people; both texts share similarities such as being dystopian novels which symbols used and one teenager stands out from a society and rebels. On the one hand, Hunger Games and The Giver contrast in many ways. Comparing the societies of these novels based on; while Hunger Games has a story of a society which
When we compare the dystopian/utopian film, The Giver, and the dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451, it's clear that there are some similarities and some differences. Though some are very difficult to find, there are others that are very obvious. The three obvious topics are, the way the characters cope or try to change their situation, the setting of the book, and the government or leaders that they both have. First and foremost, there are similarities and differences between the characters in both works.