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    (Title) S.E. Hinton is a tower of literature. She was a very well-known inspirational author during the 1960s, and still is today, she was very talented due to the wonderful novels that she has written. Even though S.E. Hinton was a great author, she was still presented with many challenges, such as people not having faith in her writing abilities because of the fact that she was a female, but she overcame those negative comments to proceed into the path of greatness. S.E. Hinton was the most inspirational

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    is based on the influence of others. In the novel The Outsiders by S. E Hinton a gang called the Greasers is stereotyped for being the mean types that slack off at school. Then there are the Socs who are the rich kids with cool cars that happen to like jumping greasers. As these two gangs are going at each other, they both go through so dramatic events that change their perspectives on life. In the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton the character Darrel Curtis is unquestionably influenced by his gang

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    a reader and captivated me entirely with an atmosphere of intensity and suspense. That novel is called "The outsiders" by S.E. Hinton. While the book being fiction, I felt as if many aspects of the book were influenced by reality because of how relatable it is. For example, there are many feelings of loss and emotion scattered throughout the novel, such as when Ponyboy 's friend Jhonny died. This can be relatable to many adolescents that may feel insecure, just as the main character Ponyboy had. There

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    Have you ever wondered why people fight? In the book The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, Ponyboy searched for the answer to this puzzling conundrum while struggling through his trials of being in the lowest class- a greaser. Although the Soc were always the lucky rich kids and natural enemies to the greasers, they 've never gone this far. Now Ponyboy has to deal with more than his over-responsible brother, Darry. After reading this book, one idea stood out to me the most. I believe that the best theme

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    The outsiders by S. E. Hinton (fiction) is about Ponyboy Curtis, the fourteen year old narrator, who lives with his older brothers Sodapop and Darry, since their parents passed away in a car accident. Ponyboy and his brothers are a part of a gang called the Greasers they are considered hoods by society. Other than being financially and socially disadvantaged, the Greasers main problem is getting jumped by the Socs, the rich kids from the West Side. The other members of the Greaser gang are Johnny

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    What does the phrase “opposites attract” really mean? The two characters, Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston demonstrate the true meaning in The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. Johnny and Dally are opposites because Johnny is law abiding while Dally deliberately breaks laws. Also when Johnny dies, he dies a hero while Dally dies a hoodlum. They do have similarities though. Johnny and Dally’s parents do not care for them. Also, Johnny and Dally care for one another. Johnny and Dally may seem very different

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    he would be dead because Dallas Winston wanted to be dead and he always got what he wanted” (154). Dally has no point in his life because Johnny is dead, so he puts up his gun, and the police shoot Dally multiple times. With no meaning in somebody 's life, it can lead to risking lives, or even

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    The Outsiders is a fantastic novel by S.E Hinton that was published in 1967. This novel tells the story of a 14 year old boy named Ponyboy Curtis, who lives with his two older brothers Sodapop and Darry because their parents died in a car crash years back. The Curtis family are a part of the Greasers, a gang of young adults who don’t have very much money and get into lots of trouble. The Greasers have an ongoing rivalry with the Socs, the rich kids who spend their free time beating up greasers. One

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    In the novel The Outsiders,by S.E. Hinton there are a lot of contrasting characters. For instance there is a character named Ponyboy Curtis. There is also another character named Darrell Curtis, whom they call Darry, there is another character named Soda Curtis. The three boys Soda,Ponyboy,and Darry are brothers. Darry is the oldest of the three boys. I am going to be doing a character analysis on Ponyboy. Pontboy is a teenager who is identified as a “greaser”. During the time this book was

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    people that loved and cared for him...they just didn 't know how to show it!” In the book The Outsiders by S.E Hinton, proves that no matter what type of Social class you are; Greaser or Socs, family is most important and will help you get through the difficult parts in life. Ponyboy, a greaser, was one of the young boys that was matured throughout the book because of his hardships. Ponyboy 's relationship with his older brothers, Darry and Sodapop, is a key factor in how Ponyboy matured throughout

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    In the book The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, how did three people's actions affect one person? Soda, Johnny, and Dally’s choices affect Ponyboy by staying calm, helping others, and making sure other people are okay. First, to make sure other people are okay, Ponyboy’s brother Soda decides to send Pony a letter whenever he is in Windrixville, because he wants to tell him how bad Soda and Darry feel and that he wants him to come home. “‘Hey Ponyboy’- he fumbled with a piece of paper in his back pocket-

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    is based on the influence of others. In the novel, The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton a gang called the Greasers is stereotyped as being the “mean types” that slack off at school. Then there are the Socs who are the rich kids with cool cars that happen to like “jumping” greasers. As these two gangs are rivaling, they both go through some dramatic events that change their perspectives on life. In the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton the character Darrel Curtis is unquestionably influenced by his gang

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    Collin Houghton English 1320 Ms.Griffitts Extra Credit Paper Word Count:1051 5/01/17 The Outsiders Literary Analysis The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton is a fantastic book, the way Hinton puts society into social classes really represents growing up and how having money affects people. The two main social classes involved in the book are the rich kids Socs (socials) and the Greasers, who are the Outsiders in the book. This novel appeals to the young adult fiction genre, the characters in the book are

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    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

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    The novel, The Outsiders, written by S. E. Hinton is a story of a teen gang in rural Oklahoma through the eyes of fourteen year old Ponyboy Curtis while he struggles to learn right and wrong in a society in which he believes he is an outsider. Ponyboy has a hard time maturing after his parents die in a car accident and he is forced to live with his two older brothers Darry and Sodapop. The greatest internal conflict within this novel is the struggle of choosing between his youth and maturity occurring

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    Introduction The Outsiders is a novel written by S.E Hinton in the first person point of view: that of Ponyboy. The novel follows the conflict between the Socs and the Greasers, two different groups of boys from different classes of society. Ponyboy struggles to fit in throughout the book, juggling right from wrong. While in the church hiding, Ponyboy recites from memory the poem, ‘Nothing Gold Can Stay’. Nothing Gold Can Stay is a short poem written by Robert Frost. It seems fitting for him

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    The Outsiders is not only a book but a film. The Outsiders book was written by S. E. Hinton and was published in 1967. The Outsiders film was released in 1983 which is a good 26 years after the book. The Director of the Outsiders movie is Francis Ford Coppola. The Outsiders is about Ponyboy who is a greaser and the struggles that they face. The Greasers are a gang that are not very rich and are very disliked by the public. The Greasers are the first to be blamed while the Soc’s are just as bad. The

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    Who struggles more in life the rich or poor? The book The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton is about two groups of teenagers the Greasers and the Socs and how they struggle in life. The two informational articles offer facts about how two groups of teenagers struggle in life because wealthy kids have money to pay bills and food as well as feel pressure from their parents’ about school while low income teenagers have to drop out of school to help their families by working to help pay the bills and buy food

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    The novel, The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton and the theme “the deepest love is often hidden”. Theme is the main message carried throughout a story or novel. The novel The Outsiders is about the three Curtis brothers, Dally (the oldest), Sodapop a.k.a. “Soda” (the middle), and Ponyboy (the youngest) and their friends who are all Greasers and their rival gang the Socs. The theme of “The deepest love is often hidden” is influential in S.E. Hinton’s novel, The Outsiders, and in real life. This theme “the

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    The Outsiders Final 5 Paragraph Essay S. E. Hinton’s The Outsiders is a novel that follows a group of boys growing up in the 1960s who have to face prejudice and stereotypes on a daily basis. The author uses multiple examples of prejudice in the novel to demonstrate the destructive nature of prejudice on the characters in the story, such as fights between characters, friendships being torn apart, and people feeling ashamed of who they are and which social class they belong in. The first examples

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