The Main Character In E. Hinton's The Outsiders

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One of the novels that I read this semester was The Outsiders. The main character of the story was Ponyboy Curtis. He was fourteen years old and his parents died soon before, so he just lived with his brothers and friends. In the beginning of the story, he was very innocent. Pony had good grades and was one of the only greasers that had a bright future in front of them. His brother, Darry, tried to protect that, but it didn’t last for long. As the story continued, Ponyboy lost his innocence. Everything changed when the Socs attacked them at the park and he decided to fight back. Him fighting back ended with one of them dead. Pony and his friend decided to run from the police. In the process he went through hunger, fear, sadness, and many

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