“Things are rough all over” (Hinton 35). Is what Cherry Valance said to describe both situations of the Greasers and the Socs. The book The Outsiders was a story of a boy named Ponyboy Curtis who had been going through a rough time because his parents had just died in accident. Ponyboy had been living with his two brothers Darrel Curtis, Sodapop. Pony and his brothers were in gang with Dallas Winston, Two-bit Mathews, Steve Randle ,and finally Johnny Cade who was 16 year old boy that was beaten by his father and his mother and weeks before he had been jumped by a group of Socs and had beaten so bad he was almost dead. Ponyboy had just left the movies and he had been jumped by group of Socs and he then ran home told Darry and Soda.
Whose fault is it for all the problems and fights that happened between the socials and Greasers .
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton is about the main character, Ponyboy Curtis, who struggles through life and faces reality. There are two groups in this novel the Greasers— the lowest rank in the social class and the Socials— highest rank in the social class. Darry and Sodapop Curtis are Ponyboy's older brothers who, along with being greasers, are adjusting to life on their own after the death of their parents. Darry steps into the responsibility of guardianship, forfeiting college and working to enable the three of them to stay together. Not once does Darry give up on Ponyboy, but instead pushes him to reach his potential— even if he may be a little harsh. Darry can thus be classified as a mentor for not only Ponyboy but for the other Greasers
We do not realize how much someone else can affect our own life, and Ponyboy is about to find out. The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton is a coming-of-age novel where the 13 year old main character Ponyboy Curtis runs away with his best friend Johnny. Ponyboy experiences a lot of death and impermanence in this story. From his parents, to his enemies, to his best friends. He is forced to let all these people go. Let go of the memories, and the friendships, and the good times. Impermanence is an important part of becoming older, and Ponyboy is ready for it.
The Outsiders, a novel written by S.E. Hinton, is a novel full of choices. Choices are what life is based upon. If no one made decisions, then our whole world wouldn't develop. This novel is full of choices that change each character's life for better or for worse. A young boy named Ponyboy is a greaser, and he is in a gang with his two brothers, Darry and Soda, and friends. They always stick together and care for each other, but they have rivals. The Socs. The Socs are rich, snobby kids who think they are better than the greasers. Both groups are having trouble coexisting and just want to find a path in life. Johnny Cade is a greaser in Ponyboy's gang, he makes lots of tough choices such as hunting the football, killing Bob (a Soc), and
The Outsiders was published on April 24, 1967. The Outsiders the movie was released on March 25.1983. The author 's name is S. E. Hinton. She was born on July 22, 1950 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She found much joy in reading and writing, because Oklahoma did not have many activities for girls. So when she got older and was in highschool she wrote The Outsiders. She wrote this book because she thought the ‘girl meets boy’ stories were very monotonous. She wanted something more realistic. So she wrote The Outsiders. This book is based on two gangs and their rivalry. These gangs were called greasers and soc’s. The greasers were the lower middle class of society, and the Soc’s were the upper class of society. The story is seen through the eyes of one of
“The Outsiders” by S.E Hinton is a young adult fiction about two rival gangs. One of the rival gangs is from the East and the other from the West side. Social classes and territory are what divide the rival gangs, which causes the conflict in text. The protagonist is Ponyboy Curtis and the book is narrated from his point of view. The setting take place in Tulsa, Oklahoma during the 1960s.Ponyboy Curtis, a 14-year-old greaser, walked alone from a Paul Newman movie, and was jumped by the Socials or the Socs who are one of the rival gangs who own the West Side. The Greasers saved him, which led to the introduction to fellow greasers who are part of the gang Ponyboy is in. The gang members include Ponyboy's older brothers Sodapop Curtis also known as Soda who is the middle brother between Ponyboy's oldest brother Darry who is in charge of the gang. After them there is Keith Matthews also known as Two-Bit because he is always making wisecracks, then there is Johnny Cade who is known as the pet of the gang or the little brother. Johnny got into a terrible accident that has scarred him for life. Next is Steve
The Outsiders was about the greasers and the Socs. The Socs always jump the greasers, one day Johnny fights back, he ends up killing Bob. Johnny and Ponyboy run away to a church and hide until Dally comes and gets them. They then see the church was burning, Ponyboy and Johnny run into it to save the kids inside. Johnny and Dally get injured, Ponyboy is okay. The greasers win the rumble, the Socs will stay out of the greasers territory, Johnny passes away from his injuries, Dally robs a store, the police shoot him, and he does not survive the shots. In the end Ponyboy decides to regather his life and he starts with writing his theme for his ELA class. The book The Outsiders book, the better version, was published in 1964 and written by S.E.
The Outsiders, written by S. E. Hinton is a very enjoyable book, with lovable characters, an exciting plot, and detailed settings. It is so good that it was made into a movie, which was directed by Francis Ford Coppola. The basic plot of the story is between the greasers, who are the poor, rough guys who wear worn-down clothes and hang out in gangs, and the Socs, who are the rich, polished kids that wear really nice clothes. The Socs throw beer blasts and think they are better than the greasers (Hinton). It is the story of Ponyboy and his gang and the troubles he and his buddy Johnny face when Johnny kills a Soc in self-defense. It is set in 1960’s Oklahoma. The movie version of the book is also extremely accurate, following up on the book very well, but
The Book That most people in Highschool have read would be The Outsiders . This book begins the story by telling us of two groups of teenagers who differences lead them in to bad stuff and them having to deal with consquences. However, the author Hinton tells of how these differences in social class do not tend to make natural enemies of the two groups. Though they are different groups who go by the greasers and Socs they actually do share some things in common.
Do lawless people do honorable things? Yes, they do because they help in many different ways such as saving people to caring for others. The Greasers are poor teens but stick up for others in many different ways. In the book, The Outsiders by S.E Hinton, The Greasers are people in a gang who smoke and do bad things, however they’re also very helpful, in many ways such as, helping those kids get out of the church, to saving gang members from attacks. The Greasers are honorable because they stick up, help, and care for each other.
The Outsiders is a book by S.E. Hinton. A group of people called the Greasers are the main characters. There names are Dally, Sodapop, Ponyboy, Darry, Steve, Two-Bit, and Johnny. In the book they all have rough lives, some don’t even have parents. Ponyboy and Johnny get it trouble in the middle of the book and they have to go away to a church were later is the cause of Ponyboy, Johnny, and Dallas’s injuries.
In chapter 5 they are worried about killing bob it was wrong,but at the same time it was good because he did it was self defense because pony was getting drowned and now they have to have a big fight with the Socs and now since johnny killed bob they
In the coming-of-age novel The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, the story takes place in a small Oklahoma town in 1965, in which there are two teenage rival groups—the privileged Socs and the lower-class Greasers—divided by their socioeconomic status. Ponyboy is a Greaser boy, and after a fight with his older brother and fellow Greaser Darry, he runs away with Johnny to escape their abusive families, However, they are stopped by a group of Socs for talking to two Soc girls, Cherry and Marcia, and Johnny ends up murdering one of the Soc members. Fearful, the two boys hide in an abandoned church with supplies from a Greaser named Dally. After a week, Dally comes back and reports what’s happening back at home. Johnny and Ponyboy, disgruntled, announce that they’ll turn themselves in to the police—however, while on their way they spot the abandoned church on fire with children trapped inside, and heroically rescue them.