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  • One Night Johnny And Ponyboy
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    BOOK REPORT: "The Outsiders"1. Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders. New York: Puffin Books, 19672. The title of this book relates to the story, because in the book, Ponyboy and Johnny are "outsiders". They can be thought of as Outsiders because they are labeled Greasers although they do not act like hoodlums, like the rest of the Greasers. They are thought of as Greasers just because they live on the East Side of town, and because they slick back their hair. But Ponyboy and Johnny are different then all ...
  • Gang Members And Ponyboy's Friends
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    The Outsiders: An Analysis By: Yasir SeroussiTeacher: Mr. Saphir Class: 9's Introduction In this book analysis, about the book "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton I will discuss character and plot development, as well as the setting, the author's style and my opinions about the book. In this part of the analysis I will give some information about the subjects of the book, and about the author. The author wrote the story when she was just 16 years old, in the 1950's. The book was successful, and it wa...
  • Ponyboy And Dallas Rush To The Hospital
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    'The Outsiders' is a story that deals with a conflict between two gangs, the 'Greasers' from the East Side of town and the 'Socs' from the east-side of town. This is a story that is told in the first person. Ponyboy Curtis is the one telling the story. Here is a summary of the story. Ponyboy has a dispute with his brother Darry and ends up running away to the park with Johnnycake. There, Ponyboy and Johnnycake get into a fight with Randy, Bob, and three other members of the Socs. The Socs try to...
  • Johnny And Ponyboy
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    The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. This book is about two go ups of people who live in the same large city, but who had completely different natures. The first group the 'Socs " are mean, stuck up, rich snobs. For fun they beat up on the Greasers. Which leads me to the Greasers. They are 'lower class' they come from the hood (the not so good part of town.) This book is a fiction story dealing with friends hp, loyalty, trust, and differences. One night two of the Greasers, Johnny and Ponyboy were walk...
  • John And Ponyboy
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    Chapter Five / Six/Seven 12. Ponyboy liked his hair so much because it looked like Soda's and it also made him look tuff. 13. Johnny thought that Dally was gallant because Dally just takes what comes his way. Like when Two Bit broke the school windows and the fuzz thought it was Dally, Dally just took the rap and never ratted on his friend. 14. Ponyboy understood the way Johnny felt and that was the best way to emphasize it. I think the poem men everything must change and that good and bad doesn...
  • Greasers And Socs
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    The Outsiders: Theme Jess Martin Human Nature The Outsiders, an enthralling tale by S.E. Hinton, is an excellent story about the hardships and triumphs experienced by the Greasers and the Socs, two rival gangs. This novel suggests the stories' content because the Greasers area gang of social outcasts and misfits. This novel's theme is very specific; people, no matter what their social background, strive for the same goals and experience the same disappointments. This novel shows this theme throu...
  • Randy And Bob Approach Ponyboy And Johnny
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    Major Characters Ponyboy Curtis - The novel's fourteen-year-old narrator and protagonist, and the youngest of the greasers. Ponyboy's literary interests and academic accomplishments set him apart from the rest of his gang. Because his parents have died in a car accident, Ponyboy lives with his brothers Darry and Sodapop. Darry repeatedly accuses Ponyboy of lacking common sense, but Ponyboy is a reliable and observant narrator. Throughout the novel, Ponyboy struggles with class division, violence...
  • Fire And Johnny And Ponyboy
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    The Outsiders Book Review The Outsiders was written by Susan Eloise Hinton. It is one of her most popular books about foolish gang rivalry existing between the Socs, the rich kids from the west side of town, and the Greasers, the poor kids from the east side. Ponyboy Curtis struggles growing up as a poor youth with his two brothers. One night while he is out with Johnny, Ponyboy is attacked by the Socs. Johnny ends up killing one of the Socs. They both flee from the scene before the news gets ou...
  • Ponyboy And Johnny Rush Inside The Church
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    The title of the story is The Outsiders. S.E. Hinton wrote it. Dell Publishing published the book. The main characters include Ponyboy, Darry, Sodapop, Dally Winston, Johnny, Cherry, Two-Bit, and Marcia. This story is about a guy names Ponyboy who is a "greaser", a member of a group of lower-class youths who wear their hair long and greasy, wear jeans and ripped-up T-shirt, and are at odds with the rich-kid bullies known as the "Socs", shorter name for socials. One day, as Ponyboy is walking hom...
  • Ponyboy And Dally
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    'The Outsiders' is a story that deals with a conflict between two gangs, the 'Greasers " from the East Side of town and the 'Socs' from the West-side of town. This is a story that is told in the first person. This book took place in the early 1960's. The mood of the story, in my point of view, was pretty mis fortunate and is a tragedy, because when you think that it couldn't get worse, it just did. Ponyboy Curtis is the one telling the story. The novel starts off, one day, as Ponyboy is walking ...
  • Ponyboy And Johnny
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    The Outsiders By: S.E. Hinton This story is about a young boy of 14 named Ponyboy. He is part of a hood group called Greasers on the east side of town, a group of lower-class teenagers who wear their hair long and greasy, wear jeans and ripped-up T-shirts, and are at odds with the rich-kid bullies known as the "Socs". This group of hoods are born into rich families from the west side of town, are of a high "social" class, drive around in Mustangs and Corvair's, and mostly wear checkered jackets ...
  • Ponyboy And His Friend Johnny
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    In the novel The Outsiders the character I chose was Ponyboy. Ponyboy was a good kid but he has just one problem, he is a greaser. The greasers are a gang that no one really likes. They are the under privileged poor kids. They have one major rival gang, the Socs. Socs stands for socials, they are the complete opposite of the greasers, the yare the rich kids. One day after Ponyboy and his friend Johnny took two Soc girls out to the movies, they were walking home when five Socs jumped them. The So...
  • Stay Gold Ponyboy
    781 words
    Moy 1 Shelly Moy. Ragan ENG 261 AC April 14, 2003"The Difference of Initial Inference of Identity" S.E. Hinton's novel, The Outsiders, is at first a narrative of Ponyboy, a young outcast boy who later becomes a young man filled with identity. At the end of the novel, it is revealed that the narrative is actually Ponyboy's autobiographical account of his quest for a place in society. The symbols and motifs of The Outsiders contribute immensely to the novel's most prominent theme: Commonality betw...
  • Ponyboy's Feelings After His Friend Johnny
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    The Outsiders The novel "The Outsiders" was written by the American writer S.E. Hinton in 1967. At that time, everyone thought this was a remarkable effort, since Hinton was only seventeen years old at the time of publishing. The book revolves around a gang called Greasers, situated in an American suburb some time during the 50's or the 60's. The Greasers are constantly quarrelling with another gang called the Socs. Socs is short for socialists, and they are the successful, rich kids, whereas th...

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