Essays Tagged: "Greasers"

"The Outsiders" by S.E Hinton, the theme, human nature

lling tale by S.E. Hinton, is an excellent story about the hardships andtriumphs experienced by the Greasers and the Socs, two rival gangs. This novel suggests the stories'content because the Greasers ... n the local paper. Dally breaks out of the hospital to fight in a rumble against the Socs.While the Greasers beat the Socs, Johnny dies in the hospital. When Dally finds out he goes out and robsa groc ...

(2 pages) 108 1 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Outsiders" by S.E Hinton. Class study looking at what the teacher directs the student's learning towards

based on two waring juvenile gangs, divided by economical and socialbackground, the lower East side Greasers and the upper West side Socs. The novel is set in 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It is anovel wri ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is a book report of The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton.

e West Side, the rich and high class 'Socs' reside and on the East are the poor and filthy looking 'Greasers'. The town is full of alleys and small cramped homes while big mansion-like houses exist on ...

(3 pages) 70 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A comprehensive novel anlysis of "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton.

es with his two older brothers, Sodapop and Darrel. All three of them belong to a gang known as the Greasers, which is comprised of teenagers from the poor east side of town. The name Greasers reflect ... ang of rich, spoiled kids living on the west side of town. The Socs constantly pick fights with the Greasers.Ponyboy is returning home from the movies one night, when a gang Socs attacks him. Ponyboy ...

(8 pages) 85 2 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Outsiders - summary

Ponyboy Curtis belongs to a lower-class group of Oklahoma youths who call themselves greasers because of their greasy long hair. Walking home from a movie, Ponyboy is attacked by a grou ... e of their greasy long hair. Walking home from a movie, Ponyboy is attacked by a group of Socs, the greasers' rivals, who are upper-class youths from the West Side of town. The Socs, short for Socials ... f town. The Socs, short for Socials, gang up on Ponyboy and threaten to slit his throat. A group of greasers comes and chases the bullies away, saving Ponyboy. Ponyboy's rescuers include Sodapop, a ch ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Movie "The Outsiders"

ning the individual. In the movie, Pony, Two-bit, Johnny and others are a part of a gang called the greasers. The community around them defines them as different by being a part of a gang along with p ... Socs could be a representation of society. They are a group from the rich side of town who give the Greasers trouble throughout the movie. They can be a symbol of society's outlook and treatment towar ...

(1 pages) 93 1 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The outsiders", by S.E. Hinton.

re building, people, and streets are in bad condition. Gangs usually dress almost the same, and the Greasers from the Outsiders dress with jeans and t-shirt. They got their name Greasers because they ... n New York. At first he was a gangster from New York, but later he moved to another gang called the Greasers. Dallas Winston in The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton was an important character because he was b ...

(2 pages) 60 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Outsiders" By Susan Eloise Hinton.

Ponyboy and his brothers, Sodapop and Darry, belong to a group of poor teenage boys called greasers. Many of them have led hard lives and they are angry and unforgiving. They often fight with ... s a short time in the hospital, than gets to go home. That evening there is a big fight between the greasers and the Socs, which the greasers win. One of Bob's friends does not fight, because he is si ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A review on the outsiders

ut two rival gangs wanting to be prove their superiority over each other. We're introduced with the Greasers first and then the Socialites. The main characters are Ponyboy Curtis( ) and Cherry Valance ...

(2 pages) 37 1 2.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Qoute on "the outsiders"

nd Ponyboy saved the children in the church while it was on fire. It support this quote because the greasers reputation is to be cool, tough, and to do nothing but cause trouble. When Dally, Johnny, a ...

(1 pages) 59 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Film: "The Outsiders"

uth-Side Socials (more casually called "socs"), is the more privileged group. The second group, The Greasers, are the less privileged kids, who just so happen to live on the wrong side of town. These ... nst each other for many years, but on one particular night, this rivalry turns deadly as one of the greasers, Johnny, stabs and kills a soc, Bob, in defense of his friend, Pony boy Curtis. The rivalry ...

(6 pages) 66 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Research Paper On The Outsiders By S.E. 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 rela ... " Ponyboy's hair was greased and long, today it might be shaved or dyed. There are still 14-yr-old 'greasers' who do well in school and know about Robert Frost and Jack London. And yes, young adults l ...

(10 pages) 84 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The title of this essay is The Outsiders of the Greasers. This essay is about 3 of the Greasers Ponyboy, Dallas, and Johnny.

y, and Dallas Winston (Dally). They are outsiders because they don't do things like the rest of the Greasers. They do things there own way like read books, keep there mouths shut, or in Dally's case r ... is scared of him. Johnny doesn't have loving parents but he has lots of friends. His family is the Greasers.Dally is an outsider because he is always breaking the law. He is always getting into fight ...

(1 pages) 21 0 2.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Review of The Outsiders

trick Swayze) and Sodapop Curtis (Rob Lowe), on the wrong side of the tracks. His social group, the Greasers, and the upscale Socs seem to always have it in for each other. One night, when at the driv ...

(1 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Outsiders- by SE Hinton Why Gangs Portrayed in this Novel are Real

social ladder clash in this epic novel of social tension between two rival groups, the Socs and the Greasers. The main character, 14-year-old Ponyboy, is a Greaser who lives under the cycle of poverty ... ss pressure from the Socs. They are the upper class Westside crowd who are accepted in society. The Greasers, in contrast, struggle to put food on the table and are social outcasts. SE Hinton has ment ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


wo separate cultures. These "cultures" are split into two separate sides, one side being called the greasers and the other side being called the preppies. The greasers are basically made up of a bunch ... e that was either given to them or they stole it from some shop in town.On one night there were two greasers that were running away from home and they got jumped by the preppies, in this case the prep ...

(2 pages) 333 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Important idea in the novel "The outsiders" by S.E.Hinton.

many troubles because of their appearances and this is why the idea is important.Socs are rich kids Greasers are poor kids .There is a quote " We couldn't have Covairs or madras shirts, but we could h ... ld have hair". This quote tells that the Socs are rich, have lots of money and dress nicely and the Greasers have greasy hair and they are proud of it.There are many fights between the two gangs. Many ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton

'The Outsiders' is very interesting. It is mainly about two gangs that are complete opposites, The Greasers and the Socs. The Greasers are from the hood, the east side, they steal things, drive old s ... ol stations. They have gang fights once in a while. The Socs are the west side rich kids, they jump Greasers and wreck houses. They throw bear blasts for kicks. There are seven characters that are imp ...

(3 pages) 23 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Outsiders" by S.E Hinton - The Socs were more of a disgrace and menace to society than the Greasers

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 th ... and they used that against them. The Socs could easily do something rebellious and blame it on the Greasers because the police saw them as a pest to society. They were seen as the menace of society, ... back to save him but Dally knocked him out.This is the main thing that separates the Socs with the Greasers. If the Socs were in the same situation, they would probably wait for someone else to do th ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton Essay: As readers we empathize with the Greasers but the novel as a whole leaves little hope for them. Do you agree?

"The Outsiders" is a novel written by S.E. Hinton. It allows its readers to emphasise with the Greasers through its use of realistic language and description and allows the reader to experience t ... e readers to have an insight to what life was like for a Greaser through the narrator, Ponyboy. The Greasers live on the poor, industrial side of town and most of the Greasers were not able to finish ...

(2 pages) 1426 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American