The year is 1966 and if you were a kid growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma. You belonged to one of two groups, you were either a “soc” or a “greaser”. “Soc” is pronounced like society, and means just that: money, nice cars, nice homes and a bright future. “Greasers” are the poor kids from the bad side of town with no future and no real hope. Always at each other's throats, the two warring groups fight to save face and prove themselves. “The Outsiders” is the story of two of the Greasers who come to realize that it's not always where you live that decides what kind of person you are. Instead of wallowing in hopelessness they find the strength to grow and find the beauty of the world. In this paper I will give you a look into “The Outsiders” and compare the film with the novel. I feel it is an excellent book, as well as an excellent movie. It is for these reasons that I feel it would be beneficial for you to use S.E. Hinton’s “The Outsiders” in your class in the future.
S.E. Hinton wrote the story when she was just 16 years old, in the 1950s. The book was successful, and it was sold, and is still being sold today. “The Outsiders” is about a gang that lives in a city in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ponyb
Plot Development The plot development in the book, "The Outsiders" by S. The word usage in the dialogues between the gang members is of street slang. There is suspense in the book usually in the middle of chapters that makes the reader to want to read what will happen next. The characters are believable and they enhance the feeling of realism in the story. That is another reason that I feel this book would fit into your class. oy Curtis, a 14-year-old greaser, tells the story. The author usually describes every part of the day using Ponyboy. The author"tms descriptions are deep but easy to understand. Following are some examples of these methods of getting familiar with a character.