This is a sample book report from Ultius on the novel The Outsiders , which tells the story of two youth gangs with a serious rivalry. It is also a novel that represents the coming of age of a young boy who struggles against being labelled low class or undesirable because of his upbringing. The novel continues to illustrate how such bias can be overcome and that balance can be found, but only after an understanding of one's self is achieved. This would likely be found on a book review blog or as an essay writing assignment. The events of the novel are told through the eyes of Ponyboy Curtis, a year-old member of the Greasers, the gang of boys, considered to be criminals and belonging to a lower socio-economic class than their rivals, the Socs, or Socials. The setting of the story in a city in Oklahoma, but could happen anywhere.
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Piggy helped so many things in the book leading up to some of the main points and themes that were in the book that he helped…. Being tempted is a big deal with him because he is tempted by something that is not good to be tempted by. After he tries the beer he is like why do people drink this it is nasty. This really should have made him not want to drink anymore, but he is a little kid and was thirsty so it did not matter what he drank at this point.
The Outsiders Summary and Analysis of Chapter 12
Hinton, is Darry Curtis. He is the older brother of Ponyboy and Sodapop Curtis. He has a very important role in his family.