Hinton, Greasers And The Socs Quotes, Page 3. Thirdly, parentsare absent, uncaring, or just plain h … orrible parents to both groupsof teens. Ponyboy notices that Bob wears three heavy rings on his hand. They both flee from the scene before the news gets out. Also the socs don't really have to work for there money, live in big houses with servants and everything and the greasers dont because they're poor. He dropped out of school to work at a gas station, and does not share his brothers' interest in studying and sports. Ponyboy Curtis: Ponyboy enjoys books and movies out of all his Greaser friends.
The obvious differences in the dress code of the gangs further their separation. Ponyboy voices his frustration that the greasers have terrible luck while the Socs lead comfortable lives and jump the greasers out of sheer boredom. It was the gang and his brothers that prevented him from becoming a member of Socs. Because of having so much they find themselves looking for that something that is missing. Ponyboy grows up on the poorer side of town, but he is fortunate to always have a family to care for him. Ponyboy can tell they are drunk. Hinton This story is about a young boy of 14 named Ponyboy.
Parents are not parenting well on both sides. The Outsiders — The Greaser Gang Ponyboy Curtis - The youngest Curtis brother, 14 years old. In my point of view, the parts of the book that I dislike was the part where it did not have any dialogue and mostly narrating. He notices how easy it is to talk to Cherry. They both have an anti-authoritarian approach to life.
To give an example to that is Bob Sheldon, and his gang ride with a mustang, for teenage kid this is very expensive. . My mother had undergone a surgery due to various cancerous cells that grew in both her thyroids. He is lying on the pavement next to Johnny. The novel starts off, one day, as Ponyboy is walking home from a movie, he was about to get jumped and beaten by a gang of Socs, but at the last minute, his gang of greasers that includes his brothers Darry and Sodapop, who r. In America today, many people are still affected by racism, discrimination and segregation. He is a very bad student and recently has dropped out of school.
The stereotypes made by society constrict the members of each gang, as do the standards made within the gang, living up to reputation and image is crucial to maintaining a good relationship with other members of the gang. They wanted boundaries, or limits. A gang of poor, abused teenagers learn to cherish each other and life by getting through challenges not every teenager goes through. Ponyboy Curtis is the narrator of the story, a 14-year-old boy who lives with his two older brothers, Darry and Soda. To give an example to that is Bob Sheldon, and his gang ride with a mustang, for teenage kid this is very expensive. The Outsiders is a book that changed the style of young adult writers because it went off from the genre that young adult writer were using during that time period.
Throughout history and even today, there has been and there is a gap between the rich and poor. Ponyboy Curtis struggles growing up as a poor youth with his two brothers. Others like Socs members who are nicer, like Cherry Sherri thinks everyone should be equal. The book is set in the 1960s, and the two groups reflect the two different cultures of the time. Johnny and Dally are similar because they both have abusive parents that do not care about them and place very little value on their lives. Each side has its differences, for example, their opposing dress codes. Soda is 16 going on 17 and looks a lot like a Greek god; he works at a car yard and dropped out of school because he needed to work to support the family.
Right before the fight, Ponyboy realizes that he really doesn't hate the Socs. They can also be identified by their tendency to wear leather jackets other leather apparrel. To be in Socs, you have to be sophisticated too. When he wakes up, he realizes that Johnny has stabbed Bob, one of the Socs, to death. There is always going to be conflict anywhere someone looks, especially when it is gang related. Khaki pants, madras collared and checkered shirt etc. Good God man, your asking the question of the entire book! They both live in the city of Tulsa, one group on the Northside and one on the Southside.
They are different, since they were written separately. Or would you rather be in a group of many people who treated you like a family but is low-classed because they are not as rich and smart enough? Hinton, two characters, Johnny and Dally come together despite various similarities and differences. Khaki pants, madras collared and checkered shirt etc. Johnny, who lives with his abusive alcoholic father, agrees to run away without hesitating. The stereotypes made by society constrict the members of each gang, as do the standards made within the gang, living up to reputation and image is crucial to maintaining a good relationship with other members of the gang. Finally, both groupsare just teenagers trying to group up and as S. Hinton, Greasers And Socs, Page 33 says cherry to Ponyboy, summing up the issues that each side faces.