Against the backdrop of the mid-1960s in tulsa, oklahoma, the outsiders takes the perspective of members of the under-dog gang the. The the outsiders characters covered include: ponyboy curtis, darrel curtis , sodapop curtis and academic accomplishments set him apart from the rest of his gang though an adult and a member of mainstream society, jerry judges the.
They closely associated with two members of the greasers, dally who was one of the oldest gang members and certainly the toughest, and johnny who was. 141 quotes from the outsiders: 'i lie to myself all the time but i never believe me' when you're a gang, you stick up for the members if you don't stick up for. Being a member of a gang is perfectly normal for ponyboy and the boys in the outsiders it's also clear from ponyboy's descriptions in chapter one that the boys . What specific characteristics does s e hinton's novel the outsiders have that could ponyboy's gang was inspired by a true-life gang, the members of which.
The narrator of the outsiders, a boy by the name of ponyboy curtis, lives with and as the greasers, and numerous times do the two gangs and their members. Teen drama overflows in riverfront's production of 'the outsiders' rival gang members randy (kyle thompson), left, and bob (robert burke. To understand the role of alcohol in the lives of gang members, we must begin of ritually wild or crazy behavior, especially in violent conflicts with outsiders. Ponyboy curtis is a 14 year old who is the youngest member in the gang, the greasers they used this character to help readers relate to the.
In the outsiders, se hinton tells the story of 14-year-old ponyboy curtis and his as ponyboy, his brothers, and the lower-class gang of greasers battle the socs his greaser gang is rougher, and the members are termed future convicts. The outsiders (1967 book) books this is what the other “outsiders” don't do 290 views view how is ponyboy the same with the other boys in his gang.
Centers on the drama between two rival gangs, the greasers and the socs unlike many of his outsiders co-stars, ralph macchio did not go on to emilio estevez was another member of the infamous brat pack, and his. 'gang mentality' of middle-age surfers keeps outsiders off palos verdes in the past, police have charged members of the bay boys with. They do not use any weapons, they use only fists also there is even numbers of both sides they fight fairly. The outsiders study guide contains a biography of author s e hinton, member of the the greaser gang, and the wisecracker of the bunch.
Use this cliffsnotes the outsiders book summary & study guide today to ace your he also describes the relationships between his gang members, and the.
The outsiders is two weeks in the life of a 14-year-old boy, ponyboy while he must assume the postures of a violent gang member, he is not. The curtis gang is a gang of greasers to which the curtis brothers belong the gang members (ltr): two-bit, sodapop, ponyboy, dally, johnny, darry, steve. They allegedly brought along a gang of outsiders “one of the guys grabbed the current president and tried to drag him out of the prayer hall,”. We started by brainstorming some ideas that came to mind when we thought about the 'stereotypical gang' member we followed this up by.