johnny cade the outsiders essay

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  • The Outsiders Analysis

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    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No it’s… a Greaser? The Outsiders is a book written by S.E. Hilton about a boy named Ponyboy Curtis that is a Greaser who is involved with a murder of a Socs along with his friend Johnny Cade. While it was under self defence, the cops would never believe them so they flee the town. Ponyboy is faced with many challenges along the way that involve his brother's (Sodapop and Darry), his safety, a church fire, and Johnny and Dally Winston death. During all this chaos, heroic

  • Speech On Outsiders

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    legitimately want to be told they’re an Outsider? Certainly not! Therefore, you should never call someone out by telling them they’re an Outsider. Don’t exclude peers that are different. No one wants to be an Outsider. Being an Outsider can mean that you have a harsh life, may be excluded for no sterling logic, in other words your peers are making you feel insecure. It explains that many people stand out, furthermore, they’re treated crudely by their peers. Outsiders should be encouraged to do what they

  • Argumentative Essay About The Outsiders

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    Would anyone want to be told they’re an Outsider? The answer is no. Therefore, you should never ever call someone an Outsider. Why? you may ask because Outsider means they have a rough life, stand out as well as they don’t fit in, are excluded, furthermore they’re treated poorly. Outsiders should be comforted, not mistreated the way they are because obviously they are going through hard times. You could hurt someone’s feelings very badly by telling them they’re different. Like when the Greasers were

  • Similarities And Differences Between Caxas In The Outsiders

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    very powerful. Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston both have their similarities and differences in The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston both have atrocious home lives. Johnny is constantly mentally and physically abused by his parents. Ponyboy explains this when he says, “His father was always beating him up, and his mother ignored him, except when she was hacked off at something” (12). Having such abusive parents has a negative impact on Johnny. Due to Johnny being mistreated

  • Book Report : ' The Outsiders '

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    will always be there for us, even when times are difficult. In the novel titled The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, a young, meek boy named Johnny Cade shows that he develops as a strong man who realizes that no matter how tough a time he is going through, his friends are always going to be there to support him and help him get through all of the hardships in his life. Johnny is one of the youngest character in The Outsiders. He is part of a gang of teenage boys who identify as the greasers. The greasers

  • Differences In The Outsiders

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    break the law? However, in S.E. Hinton’s novel The Outsiders, there are two such characters. Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston are both similar because they both have abusive and neglectful parents as well as the gang bieng their family. Yet, despise these similarities, Johnny and Dally have different views on fighting and the law. Therefore, Dally Winston and Johnny Cade have huge differences in their lives but also have significant similarities. Johnny and Dally have many things in common and one significant

  • The Outsiders Analysis

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    S.E. Hinton, the author of The Outsiders, is considered one of the most influential writers for young adults. Susan Eloise Hinton was born on July 22, 1950 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. During the 1960’s, she found a way to pass time by reading and writing since there were few extracurricular activities for girls at her local high school. She did not like to read the typical “girl meets guy” romance novels that were popular. She decided to write more realistic stories about teen relationships. Even

  • The Outsiders Compare And Contrast Essay

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    JOHNNY V.S. DALLY In what way can two people that have grown up with the same lifestyle be so different but at the same time so similar. It seems unrealistic. However, in S. E. Hinton’s novel The Outsiders, two characters with such characteristics exist. Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston are two greasers that at similar because they both place little value on their lives and have parents who don’t give them the attention they need. Despite the similarities these two have, Dally and Johnny have their

  • Johnny Cade Archetype

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    them back and they still can become someone who can contribute to society. The character of Johnny Cade is definitely not the archetype of a hero. Firstly, Johnny has a very bad home life in which he is subjected of verbal, physical, and emotional abuse by his own parents. “Living in those conditions might have turned someone else rebellious and bitter…” (Hinton, 33-34). This quote reveals that Johnny Cade grows up in a abusive home and he is neglected by his own parents. Living in this type of condition

  • Characters In The Outsiders

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    characters have similarities? Dally Winston and Johnny Cade are from the same gang, but have different ethics and personalities. They do, however, have a similar, neglectful homelife and place little value on their lives. On the other hand, Johnny is the most law abiding person there is, while Dally is the least. Also, they both give Ponyboy different advice before they die. In S.E. Hinton’s novel The Outsiders, she writes two characters, Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston, who are very different from