Crime the rivalry between two gangs, the poor greasers and the rich socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other the outsiders touched on a lot of issues when it came to having money and not having money, the greasers where the poor kids from the north side of town and the socs are. ~johnny- johnny comes from an abusive home, where his parents are always beating him his skin is darker than any of the other boys in his gang ~dally- dally came from new york and was in jail when he was 10 his real name is dallas ~darry- darry is ponyboy and sodapop's oldest brother his real name is darrel. A surfer rides a big wave at lunada bay, where a local group called the bay boys keeps away outsiders (allen j schaben / los angeles i surf some of the most crowded waves in southern california or the world, and in most of those places you see the social order working up and down the state,. Parents need to know that the outsiders is the 1983 francis ford coppola film adaptation of a novel detailing the coming-of-age of greaser teens in 1950s tulsa as they contend with not just bullying and physical attacks from the rich kids on the other side of the tracks but also abuse and neglect from their parents at home,. I wrote for the boys who can't afford the right clothes, who learn the language of streets before the language of the social world, who don't dare go to the right places, who can't or don't care to make the right ponyboy's gang in the book was inspired from a real life gang, although the characters are completely fictional. The problem is not just that the researcher is an outsider gang membership is unclear to insiders as well fleisher studied the “fremont hustlers” of kansas city : “'member', 'membership,' 'join,' and 'gang' are static notions which fit neither the natural flow of fremont social life nor the perceptions of fremont kids” (1998: 39. Old boy named ponyboy, who exposes what he witnesses and experiences of his true life in the novel the outsiders, displaying “a heroic story of friendship and stick together, while socs gang up on one or two, or they rumble each other with their social clubs” (p 29) why is there such a gap between greasers and socs. Rival gangs at hinton's own high school inspired the socs and the greasers the tense divide between the upper class “socs” (pronounced “soashes,” as in “social”) and the lower class “greasers” at hinton's high school was so bitter that the gangs had to enter through separate doors.
Set in the 1960s, se hinton's gritty coming-of-age story follows the greasers — narrator ponyboy curtis, his protective older brothers sodapop and darry, their skittish friend johnny, arch-cool bad boy dallas, and their other low-class gang pals — as they navigate teenage angst and class warfare in tulsa. The outsiders - “the difference of initial inference of identity” se hinton's novel, the outsiders, is at first a narrative of ponyboy, a young outcast boy who later in se hinton's book, the outsiders, the main character, ponyboy curtis, tries to combat the social separation between the greasers, presented as poor gang. They are all members of a greaser gang, meaning they are considered hoods or juvenile delinquents 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. The boys in the downtown outfits, like tim shepard's gang in new york, dally blew off steam in gang fights, but here, organized gangs are rarities--- there are just small bunches of friends who stick together, and the warfare is between the social classes a rumble, when it's called, is usually born of a grudge fight, and the.
Hinton's novel, which describes in gritty detail the ongoing gang warfare between the lower-class greasers and the well-to-do socials, didn't have much to do with romance or horses though the specific social mores of the outsiders are dated, that freshness remains, and continues to inspire writers. It was worth saving those kidstheir lives are worth more than mine they have more to live for some of the parents came by to thank me and i know it was worth it tell dally it was worth it i'm just gonna miss you guys i've been thinking about it, and that poem, that guy that wrote it, he meant you are gold when you're a kid,. In the outsiders the main character ponyboy curtis conforms to the image show more content it is good to see that ponyboy can look past people's differences and begin to like the socs for who they are in the city of tulsa there is a gang war between the greasers and socs when the boys left the city they found that no.
Top 10 movie gangs that make us wish we were kids again watchmojocom come on weres the greasers and the socs from the outsiders read more glad to see the sandlot guys make the top 4 and i wished the little rascals was on this countdown or at least an honorable mention read more. Darrel (but everyone calls him darry) is the leader of a gang of boys, all in various degrees of poverty and parental abandonment: steve randle, sodapop's best gang of hats: socs and greasers the greasers aren't so much a gang as a social class ponyboy says himself that they're mostly groups of friends who stick.
Dally relates to the two boys how worried the gang is about them johnny just keeps both ponyboy and johnny leap through a window in search of the kids an older man — later hinton describes dally's hair as white-blond a good color for someone who could be an outsider from all groups white contains all of the. The outsiders by se hinton was hands down the best book i was forced to read in school ponyboy and johnny are in an oklahoma gang, the greasers, which is a rival gang to the social four boys hopped the fence, and a fight broke out inside the dark fort made of two-by-four planks and tarps. Amazoncom: the outsiders (8601410937034): s e hinton: books the outsiders paperback – deckle edge, april 20, 2006 by but not on much else besides trouble with the socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up on “greasers” like ponyboy at least he knows what to expect— until.
The outsiders is a coming-of-age novel by s e hinton, first published in 1967 by viking press hinton was 15 when she started writing the novel, but did most of the work when she was 16 and a junior in high school hinton was 18 when the book was published the book details the conflict between two rival gangs divided. Darry encourages ponyboy to pursue a life beyond gang membership, and the deaths of johnny and dally inspire the expression of his individual point of view in the english essay he writes by the end of the novel, ponyboy has committed himself to a life that will, at least in part, encourage other boys to find their own paths.
Laurie lichtenstein, a middle school english and social studies teacher in the northern suburbs of new york city, reflects on the book's half-century hold on the the outsiders, se hinton's classic novel about a gang of boys growing up on the wrong side of the tracks, still attracts the 12-14 year old a half. Social anxiety: yung lean, the sad boys and the evolution of the outsider stance like odd future before them, swedish keeping up with the gang's unending stream of media feels like falling into a mythic micro-universe, with its own recurring images and themes odd future like skateboards, blunts,. The outsiders is a novel about a young man's struggle to survive in a world filled with gangs, violence, and poverty ponyboy, the narrator, is a 14-year-old boy who happens to come from a dangerous neighborhood on the poor side of town ponyboy and his poor group of friends are collectively known as the greasers.
The biggest take away from the book for many people, including those that added it to school reading lists, was the commentary to be made involving society the narrator of the outsiders, a boy by the name of ponyboy curtis, lives with and as the greasers, and numerous times do the two gangs and their members clash. Everything you ever wanted to know about the quotes talking about society and class in the outsiders, written by experts just for you i'm not sure how you spell it, but [socs] is the abbreviation for socials, the west-side rich kids it's like the term greaser that's used to class all no rival gangs, only socs and you can' t win. She was inspired by the two gangs at her high school and wanted to show things from the point of view of the outsiders, the greasers readers (p56) though she is not in the novel, her presence remains as pony remembers how she could talk to dally, who was the lease innocent of the boys in the gang.