How Books Reflect Your Life

1177 WordsJun 20, 20185 Pages
Throughout our lives, we’ve met many people who don’t read books. Some people believe books are boring; they don’t have any pizazz or action. Books don’t teach you anything and they’re a waste of time. James Baldwin would disagree with these people and say the following words, “You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me the most were the very things that connected me with all people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.” James Baldwin is telling society books are important. They help you realize what’s going on in today’s world. They also show a different perspectives of someone else life. Me, as a person, I…show more content…
As the fireman came and the ambulance . . . That’s all I’m going to say now because I don’t want to blow up the end of you guess, the readers. But the reason why I love this book so much is because the Greasers were loyal to each other. They have each other back no matter what. Before the killing incident, Ponyboy was being jump by a car load of Socs. As soon the Socs pull out their switchblade, Ponyboy gang member had run and safe him. Being loyal is important in life. When your have loyal to a friend there is a good chance that, that friend who is loyal is willing to have your back no matter what. In today society, it’s hard to find that loyal friend because anyone is willing to do anything behind your back or will not help you at all. As of today people say this quote, “Sometimes the people you'd take a bullet for are the ones behind the trigger fake people, TRUST is a word that doesn't exist anymore . . .” they said this because now a days once there is no loyalty, there is no trust and no respect. But in The Outsiders, the Greasers had loyalty because they always had each other back. They have trust. They all have respect for each other. Once these you have these 3 important factors you have loved which will make our group or your gang vulnerable. Another important fact I learn is when you have problem with someone else let it go. When Ponyboy came back to town he had called a truce
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