Analysis Of S. E. Hinton's 'The Outsiders'

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The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton story line may not be relatable to all adolescence today but the lifestyle and traits can be a mirror of a young adolescence’s life. The characters in Hinton’s The Outsiders are believable and relatable because they deal with issues that many adolescents encounter in their daily lives. S.E Hinton depicts the lifestyle of the rich and the poor. She shows the life of a child being abused, drop outs, gangs, bullies, and a young adult taking on the role of the parent. The adolescents in The Outsiders are universal in some instances and not universal in some instances. One way the characters are universal is how the greasers deal with being bullied by the socs because of their social economic differences. Many
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