In The Outsiders, by S.E. Hilton, we go to a time where gangs remain dominant and run the streets. S.E. Hinton tells us about two enemy gangs. The Socs, one of the many provocative gang groups, kids who live lavish lives and get away with the crimes they commit because they look clean cut and look like good innocent kids on the outside. Then there 's the Greasers, who live poorly and get blamed for most of the things that go down in the city. Ponyboy, and Johnny, two Greasers, that at first, clang to the fact that they hated Socs. All they wanted to do was fight the other gang to look tough and earn respect.
The Outsiders discusses a variety of themes. The first and major theme is the gap between the different social classes, particularly the gap between the rich and the poor. The story shows that the rich take advantage of their authority. They look down to greasers and see no value in them. They look at themselves as the better part of the society, hence they allow themselves to do whatever they want. But greasers have limitations. They can only defend themselves, they could never allow themselves to start a fight with the socs because they would not get away with it like the socs do. When Ponyboy and Johnny were having a walk with Sherry and her friend, Bob and his friend Randy show up and demand that the girls leave with them instantly. Sherry
Have you ever been 14 and feel like you didn’t fit in? Well, I’m working on the 14 part, but feeling like you fit in or belong is tough at any age. This is a realistic fictional novel told through the eyes of Ponyboy Curtis, a 14 year old boy living in Oklahoma during the 60’s. Even though “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton is not a new book, the themes of social class, loyalty and the power of choices make this story a classic with much to offer today’s youth.
A book and a movie can be both the same and different. In The Outsiders there are many similarities and differences with the book and movie. They were the same because Johnny kills a man, they cut their, there was the movie scene, and Johnny and Ponyboy went to the church. Some of the differences is when Darry slaps Ponyboy but in the movie he pushes him, Johnny doesn't bring a lot of food in the book but does in the movie he does, when Johnny killed the man it was more described but it wasn't in the movie, and Johnny says he wants to kill himself in the movie. In The Outsiders one of the themes is “friendship”
The Outsiders, by S.E Hinton, is a novel that explores the challenges faced by Ponyboy Curtis and his fellow gang members, growing up in the town of Tulsa, Oklahoma whilst living in the crossfire of two rival gangs: the Greaser and the Socs. During Ponyboy's journey he learns many important
In the novel “The Outsiders,” by S.E Hinton and the movie by Francis Ford Coppola have numerous similarities and differences. Our thoughts on these particular aspects are very diverse as the universe is. Many things have been either left out or diminished from the movie, which makes it less interesting as the suspense lessens as you have finished reading the book. Although this might be the case, there were also many similarities between the two sources. The movie also missed critical events and that the author has included in her book, including Sandy, Ponyboy’s talk with Cherry Valance about sunsets, the streetlight in which Dally died, the hearing of Ponyboy’s fate at court, and Sodapop’s horse Mickey Mouse. These events and occurrences were impactful to the story’s plot and its resoluting outcome. Although the ending in the book was very dramatic, the movie also has a similar ending, but less breathtaking and thrilling. Many people ought to know that these events were also a trait that each character
Have you ever experience the loneliness? Have you ever be an outsider? Do you care about other people feeling? The book “The Outsiders” written by S.E. Hinton’s novel, is about a boy named Ponyboy, which is on the greaser side. There are two main gangs of people. One is greaser and another is Socs. They are enemy, which the greaser find out that they are kind of an outsider. Socs are the insider, everything socs does, everyone agree because they are rich and they are socs. People consider people by the classes. This book has a connection to my own life experience. I have an experience about the outside and the inside. The outside and the inside have many different things, it could be by action, of feeling, and by way of finding friends.
Life is full of choices, choices here and choice there. some are small like what you’ll have for breakfast and others are big like whether you’ll finish high school. But are they really your choices? Are people really in charge of their life like they claim to be ? A statistic shows that 40% of children in America are raised without a father and 50% of children have experienced divorce by the age of 18. Studies also show that children who have gone through divorce are more likely to get lower grades and are considered less pleasant to be around by their peers and teens who live in a single parent or blended home are three times more likely to need psychological help within a year. These choices are already made for the children and they have
S.E. Hinton is a famous young adult author who lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her writing career started when she was at the young age of seventeen years old, when her first book, “The Outsiders” was published. S.E. Hinton knew she wanted to become a writer at a very young age. She wanted to write a book that was real and represented what many teenagers had to deal with in the 1960’s. Even though “The Outsiders” was published in 1967, it is still relevant today. S.E. Hinton has many more award-winning books and is happily living on a ranch in Tulsa, Oklahoma with her husband and continues to write
The book the Outsiders by S.E Hinton is a book about a lot of different themes and problems but one of them in particular is don't judge a book by its cover. The Outsiders is about different groups of different types of people. People might judge people by their looks because they just assume that they are "trashy". If you get to know them they might have a heart and not what you really think.
The book “Outsiders” in written by Malcolm Gladwell and it is about the stories of extremely successful people. In this book he discusses this thing called the 10,000 hour rule. I do not believe in the 10,000 hour rule. One of the reasons is because one of my freinds practices
The human tongue is a beast that few can master. It strains constantly to break out of its cage; However, this beast can be tamed by the simplicity of pencil to paper. When it comes to literature, words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity, the words one composes can be used constructively with words of encouragement, or destructive using words of despair, and through words, the beauteousness that is language is made. “The Outsiders” by American writer S.E Hinton is no exception as it evokes a story of a young fourteen-year-old named ponyboy who, in the novel, faces the socioeconomic status of the rival gangs—the Greasers (Ponyboys gang) and the Socs—which prevent either group from acknowledging their similarities. By