The Outsiders 2

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 1950s. The book was successful, and it was sold, and
still being sold, in many copies as a young adults novel.
There was a movie made about it, and today there are still
many schools that use this book in junior high and high
schools for English classes. There were plays made about the
book too. ...

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they are poor and
cannot affect the authorities. I hope you would enjoy and
learn something about the book from reading this analysis.

Plot Development

The plot development in the book, "The Outsiders" by S.E.
Hinton, was easy to follow. In this part of the book
analysis I will give some more details about the plot
development. There were no hooks or hurdles in the beginning
of the book, the first sentence starts right away with the
plot—without any forewords. This is the beginning of the
first sentence: "When I stepped out into the bright
sunlight from the darkness of the movie house..." (page 9).
As you can see, it goes straight to the point without any
prologues or any kind of introduction. The plot development
in the middle of the story was sensible and easy to
understand. It was clear and simple, and the events have
occurred in a reasonable order. The ending of the story was
a bit expected. I anticipated the ...

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a feeling this can be a true
story. The author has created the personality of the
characters through the descriptions of Ponyboy—the
narrator—and through their actions. Following are some
examples of these methods of getting familiar with a
character. Here is an example for a description of Ponyboy:
"Steve Randle was seventeen, tall and lean, with thick
greasy hair he kept combed in complicated swirls. He was
cocky, smart, and Soda's best buddy since grade school.
Steve's specialty was cars..." (page 17). The reader can
find this kind of descriptions almost everywhere in the
story, but especially in the beginning. I think the author
put them ...

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