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 theme of The Outsiders is that money shouldn 't separate people. The three following quotes prove that my theme is the supreme ruler of all the themes. However before we get into the main theme of the book let 's give a breaf overview of the book, okay the main character is a 14 year old greaser named Ponyboy he lives with his to brothers Soda and Darry, Darry works two full time jobs and soda dropped out of school to work at a gas station to help support his family. Also it important to know that their parents died when Pony was younger and Darry was left to take care of Soda and Pony. However if their wasn 't enough issues already it gets even worse, their are two sides in this book the greasers were Pony is from who don 't have a lot
Family is an important component in everyone’s life. S.E Hinton this The Outsiders there is contradiction between the gang’s biological family and their “family”. Johnny is a member of the gang that is not wanted and cared for by his parents but musters to find a strong bond with the gang. The Outsiders, a realistic fiction book by S.E Hinton, shows the importance that family is the one that cares about you even though many people say that your biological family can understand you more.
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
Have you ever wished you could be rich? Or have a bigger house? Do you think that those who are not rich are a menace? Well in the book The Oustiders by S.E Hinton, The socs are more of a menace than the greasers because of the money they have, their parents mindset, and the society’s popular choice.
This novel by S.E Hinton, The Outsiders shows a crucial point that everybody is special in some way and should be known as who they are individuality not as a group. The Outsiders is a book that describes 2 gangs , the luxurious Socs, and the hoodlum Greasers. While they have conflicts with each other, the protaganist, Ponyboy, finds his identity outside of the gang. The important message of the story is that everyone has a unique personality that are developed by being in a group of people away from home, this identity can shape anyone’s way of life and the path they may take in the future.
Love - an intense feeling of deep affection. Love is an emotion shown in many romantic or family relationships as well as friendships. Love is shown frequently throughout the entirety of the book The Outsiders. For example, Dally is an extremely aggressive and audacious person, but he also shows immense love towards Johnny. Sodapop is a fun-loving, carefree high-school dropout, but he is understanding and shows love to both of his brothers by seeing both sides of an argument. Darry has an extremely serious personality and loves Ponyboy with tough love. All three show love in different ways, but they still do love. Love is shown throughout all of the book The Outsiders in various ways, even though there is lots of violence.
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
Have you ever felt vulnerable or threatened while surrounded by a group of strangers? What did you want at that time? Backup and friends to protect you, right? The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton perfectly represents this struggle and how friends help to resolve it. The novel is realistic fiction that is set in Tulsa, Oklahoma during 1965. It is about how a gang of low-income teens, the Greasers, conflicts with another gang of wealthy teens, the Socs. By being loyal to each other, the Greasers have overcome most of the challenges that the Socs have proposed. This is why the major theme of The Outsiders is that loyalty is essential for a group’s survival and well-being.
S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders uses allusion to its advantage, specifically through the poem Nothing Gold Can Stay, written by Robert Frost. The novel highlights Ponyboy Curtis and the other greasers he associates himself with; among these are Dallas “Dally” Winston and Johnny Cade. The allusion to Robert Frost’s poem, Nothing Gold Can Stay, shows the complexity of the retention and loss of innocence in specific characters in The Outsiders by relating lines of the poem with three of the main boys highlighted in the novel:
Violence was much more powerful than we imagine not only because it led tremendous dis-
The Wednesday Wars, by Gary D. Schmidt, and The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton, both take place in the 1960s. When analyzing the two novels, one can compare and contrast the social inequalities racism, classism, and bullying. These inequities enhance the reader’s understanding of how society is separated.
After a while of gruesome writing I had finished my essay, The Outsiders. I had Soda and Darry read it and they both thoroughly enjoyed it. Soda said that it captured the essence of each moment perfectly and Darry said that it made him relive the experience. (Even though that might not be the best thing) It 's been almost 2 weeks since the death of Johnny and Dally. We had their funeral down by the church at Windrixville because I knew Johnny would have liked that. The day was quite sorrow and I didn’t eat much, but, as time went on I was feeling better. I started to accept that I couldn’t see Johnny and Dally everyday and they were in a better place now. Two- Bit and Steve came by a lot more often now to give us some company and something to do. I was going back to school the next morning after missing nearly a week of school. “Goodnight.” Darry said as he turned off the lights. We started to be nicer to eachother and get along better since our argument, and I hope it stays this way.
Most or if not all stories contain a central idea or a theme. These themes can provide insightful lessons or advice that can be learned by the reader. This is especially seen in the classic book The Outsiders by S.E Hinton and Black Boy by Richard Wright, both stories contain themes or a central idea that really plays a role into the story. A theme is a usually seen as a unifying or a dominant central idea. These themes can be shown in significant events or many other things such as a main character choosing the right decision. Both authors, Hinton and Wright ,both have a common theme and have similar ways to help develop the theme “Sometimes life events cause a person to lose his/her innocence.”
Heros. Who are they? They are not the ones that are fighting the imaginary villains. Heros are the ones who save others emotionally and physically and do whatever it takes to do the impossible. The Outsiders, a young adult fiction novel, by S.E Hinton, has multiple acts of heroism throughout the novel. Sacrifice, care, bravery, courage, etc; but only one of the characters in the novel exhibits all of the above qualities and is a true hero.