It’s The Greasers’ Fault The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton, is a book full of realistic conflict, in that it goes against the stereotypical happy ending. The Outsiders is about the Greasers, a teen gang in Oklahoma who are rivals with the Socials, struggling to find their way in life. When Johnny and Ponyboy, two Greasers, get involved in a fight that results in the death of a Soc, they are forced to run away. Throughout the book, the Greasers are forced to overcome the challenges of their gang lifestyle. Above all, the Greasers’ violent ways of life are to blame for most of the consequences that they face in the book.
Certain degrees of circumstances and situations can strengthen an individual’s resistance to change, especially adversely, which demonstrates one’s ability to sustain a stable character within. The Outsiders, a renowned novel was written by Susan Eloise Hinton, a 17 year-old teenager at the time in 1967 whom captures the surrounding of her generation within the perspectives of differing relationships throughout the book. The novel depicts two rival societal groups, the Socs (formally known, Socials) and the Greasers, whom segregate based on differing social and economical values. Characters belonging in both groups are faced with a series of conflicts that expose their dynamic or static perspectives and personalities throughout the progression
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.
Paragraphs 1-6 The connection between him and his brothers is very rich and not devoid of love. Even though they are not related by genes. "I could have gotten one of the gang to come along, one of the four boys Darry and Soda and I have grown up with and consider family." "We're almost as close as brothers."
Ponyboy’s feelings and attitude towards the Socs changes in many different ways throughout the novel. His initial attitude towards the Socs was all about looking cool and tuff all the time. It was how things were. The forces behind his change in attitude are the softer sides of the Socs. His final attitude towards the Socs were softened, even though his gang still hate them.
Have you ever felt like an outsider? S.E Hinton wrote the outsider in 1967 set in Oklahoma, talking about the “Socials’’ and the “Greasers.’’ The real outsider from this article is pony boy and his struggles with right and wrong in a society, in which he believes that he is an outsider. Also, Pony boy was put into [A] classes, because he was suppose to be smart, but there were socials in most of the classes. So they thought it was funny.
The narrator of the novel The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, Ponyboy Curtis, is a complicated and emotional character. He goes through numerous changes in the book and you get a good idea of his feelings through actions towards others. He proves to be empathetic, caring, and a dreamer. He shows this during situations with his brothers and even with the other Greasers. During the story, Darry is always telling Ponyboy, although he is a intelligent kid, that he needs to use his head.
In the story The Outsiders, Cherry Valance said "things are rough all over". By this she means that the greasers aren't the only ones who have it hard. The Socs have more wealth but they have problems that money can't solve. The greasers don't have much money and think that money will solve their problems when it wont. The Socs have it hard because they don't want to be good and act nice all the time like they are expected to.
Most of the characters in “The Outsiders” lack parental guidance which causes them to make different decisions. One thing most of the characters do is smoke cancer sticks (cigarettes) , and drink alcohol. They end up making inarticulate decisions and are not as successful as they could be. Also, the Greasers and the Socs get involved in fights and someone always ends up getting hurt. The characters are always watchful of getting jumped.
"When I was young, all these books were about Mary Jane and the football player and the prom and ending up with the quiet guy and making your mom happy." S.E. Hinton wanted to write about stuff that depicted the real lives of teenagers and not the typical boy meets girl or the girl meets boy stories that people always wrote. Hinton has written over 20 books and some of them were made into movies, she also has received 19 awards. S.E. Hinton was influenced by her childhood of being a tomboy and playing with all her male cousins. As well as experiencing being a female teen in Oklahoma.