The Outsiders Movie Vs Book

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The book the outsiders was written by S. E. Hinton. The first date of its publication was 1967. The theme of the book is coming of age. The book was written when she was just a teenager and it has stayed a classic for all these years. The book is in the perspective of Ponyboy Curtis, a 14-year-old boy. In the book he talks about two weeks that reshape his life. in these two weeks his he runs away from home, his friend, Johnny, stabs someone and they hide out in a church in the country. He also saves some kids from a burning church and johnny get burned. Then one of his johnny dies cased by getting burnt and Dally, one of ponyboys other friends, gets shot. 16 years after the book came out, the movie came out. The movie mostly stayed true to the book but in some instances it did not. While their was many similarities between the book, there are still many differences to the movie. There are multiple things in the book that are not in the movie.The most obvious is that the book is longer. Also in the book he introduces the members of his gang before the story starts. In the book they also talk about sodas girlfriend sandy while in the movie they do not talk about her. In the book it tells of their walk to the…show more content…
Another similarity is that Ponyboy runs away from home. Afterward they go to Dally for help after Johnny stabs the boy. Another similarity is that Johnny and Ponyboy go to the church to hid out in. One other is Johnny and Ponyboy save some children from a fire. Another similarity is that johnny and dally get burned from the fire. another thing that happens in the book and the movie is that a fight happens between the soc’s and the greasers. In the concluding part of the book Johnny dies, this happens in both stories. In conclusion there are many similarities between the book and the
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