Ponyboy, darry, and sodapop are waiting in the hospital for news about the condition of dally and johnny while they wait, the police and news reporters arrive to pepper ponyboy with questions about what happened at the church and the story of the socs' death ponyboy feels bombarded with questions. - compare and contrast the greasers and socs, and relate the gangs outsiders and related themes within story - participate in role plays that demonstrate. The outsiders study guide answers directions: there are two questions in each section that you need to answer check your answers with the study guide on my website when you are finished. Literature study guides the outsiders curtis is the 14-year-old narrator of the story and a member of the greaser gang he's the youngest brother of darry and. The greaser gang the outsiders opens with the recollections of ponyboy curtis, the narrator of the storyhe tells the reader in the first paragraph that he is a greaser, from the poor neighborhood of his hometown.
In the outsiders, every character has been classified as a greaser, being stereotyped like that is pretty cruel when ponyboy said, we both need a haircut and some decent clothes they'll know we're hoods the minute they see us (hinton, 64) he admitted to succumbing to his stereotype. 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 tulsa, oklahoma, 1965 fourteen-year-old ponyboy curtis is the youngest of three orphaned brothers who live on the north side of town, the wrong side of the tracks. The outsiders by se hinton suggestions and expectations this curriculum unit can be used in a variety of ways each section of the novel study. In se hinton's novel, 'the outsiders' the socs were more of a disgrace and menace to society than the greasers because they knew that they were better off than the greasers and they used that against them.
The outsiders plot summary ponyboy curtis and his brothers, sodapop and darry, belong to a group of poor teenage boys called greasers many of them have led hard lives already, and they are tough, angry and unforgiving. The outsiders is a novel of conflicts—greaser against soc, rich against poor, the desire for violence against the desire for reconciliation dally and johnny do not battle against each other, but they are opposites. In the se hinton novel, 'the outsiders', greasers are the boys that live on the poverty-stricken east side of town while others may judge them for their appearance, the greasers we meet in the. What had happened to johnny prior to the time of this story they are greasers, members of a gang of friends who look out for each other study guide.
I have a study guide to fill out on a book i read, the outsiders by s e hinton i know the answer to most of the questions but some of them i cant find in the book i have no clue if you have read the book and know the answers to some of these questions i would really appreciate your help because i show more i have a study guide to fill. The outsiders (film) study guide contains a biography of francis ford coppola, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Start studying the outsiders learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. It is not safe for boys like him, greasers, to be alone on the streets greasers come from the poor side of town they are tough kids who wear their hair long and dress in simple jeans and t-shirts. Research paper on the outsiders by se hinton thesis: the outsiders by s e hinton, a novel which tells the story of conflict between the greasers and the socs, captures the voice of ponyboy and his friends in a realistic way that relates to boys and their gangs even today.
Not to let being a greaser upset him because he still has plenty of time to become who he wants to be there is still a lot of good in the world and to tell dally that 9 loyalty he tells the story of friendship. According to wikipedia, 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. The story follows a distressing time in the life of ponyboy curtis, a recently orphaned fourteen year old ponyboy lives on the east side and is a member of a gang of hoodlums know as 'greasers' ponyboy has regular conflicts with his older brother, danny, who is also his legal guardian and working to keep the family together.
3 the outsiders character chart fill in the chart below with information about the character given use this chart throughout the reading of the novel please add information about the character as you learn new facts or descriptions. The outsiders the outsiders was written by se hinton and takes place in an unnamed town in the united states the whole story takes place over a few days and describes the life from the view point of ponyboy curtis who is the main character of the story as this is his story from an outsider , a greaser. The outsiders deals with this same phenomenon sure, we get two rival gangs, but they're grouped as the rich kids (the socials) and the poor kids (the greasers) sure, we get two rival gangs, but they're grouped as the rich kids (the socials) and the poor kids (the greasers. The outsiders is based on a well known novel for teenagers by s e hinton it's about class warfare between rich kids (the soches) and poor kids (the greasers) the greasers try to pick up a soche's girlfriend at the drive-in, there's a fight later that night, and a rich kid gets killed.
Imagine an alternate version of the story from the point of view of the socs in which it was one of the greasers who were killed in the fight aligned to your state standards and written to bloom's taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. The outsiders movie is based on a book written by se hinton the story takes place in oklahoma in the 1960's it is about two gangs or social classes named the 'greasers' and the 'socs. By s e hinton the outsiders chapter 1 characters greasers isn entry: which of the characters in the outsiders can you best relate to explain your reasons for selecting this character.