Cherry In S. E. Hinton's The Outsider

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Cherry is a traitor to her own kind but untrustworthy of a spy. Cherry must show that she really is trustworthy and kind. In the book The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, Cherry tries to turn herself around after she started a turf war. Cherry is an person who is overly concerned with her reputation, untrustworthy and very pacifistic. Cherry can be overly concerned with her reputation at times. For example, Cherry said this before leaving Ponyboy to ride home with Bob, “If I [Cherry] see you [Ponyboy] in the hall at school or someplace and I don’t say hi, it is not personal or anything”, Cherry is too scared that people will see her with greasers and they will dislike her. She wants to be popular and important instead of being nice and friendly. Cherry

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