The Outsiders

The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton was about conflicts between the Socs and the Greasers. The Socs were the upper class with nice cars; the Greasers were the poorer community with leather jackets and hair grease. The whole story is through the eyes of Ponyboy, a fourteen year old greaser. The day after Ponyboy gets jumped by a group of Socs, he meets Cherry, who is a Soc. She surprises Ponyboy by being unlike any of the other Socs he has ever met - kind and ordinary, not acting like she is above him. Later, in an incident, Johnny panicked and stabbed a Soc to death when he tried to drown Ponyboy. The pair ran away to an abandoned church along with Dally, who had supplied them with the money they ...

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Added: 3/27/2011 03:32:59 PM
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