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    Susan Eloise Hinton wrote The Outsiders when she was in high school and published her novel at the age of seventeen. Though her publishers were happy to print the novel, they were concerned her...

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    Tim Shepard is a recurring character in Hinton's works. He is a gang leader in The Outsiders. One of Darry's best friends, Tim is focused on maintaining his gang and helping out the Greasers when...

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  • The Outsiders
    Of all the Socs, Randy appears to be the most sensitive, or at any rate, he is deeply affected by Bob, his best friend's, death, and is the only Soc the reader sees denouncing the violence towards...

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  • Rumble Fish
    The first chapter opens in the future, after the events of the book. At the beginning of the book, Rusty-James runs into an old friend he has not seen for a while, “five or six years.” They...

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  • The Outsiders
    Described by Ponyboy as "a dark little puppy who has been kicked one too many times", Johnny Cade is a product of abusive, alcoholic parents, and has sought refuge in the group known as the...

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  • The Outsiders
    The literary device used to describe Johnny’s mugging is idiom. When Ponyboy is walking home, he is thinking about how his friend Johnny got jumped when he was sixteen. Johnny is a greaser like...

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  • The Outsiders
    Dally can be violent and impulsive, but he genuinely cares about Ponyboy. Towheaded and shifty-eyed, Dally was anything but handsome. Yet in his hard face there was character, pride, and a savage...

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  • The Outsiders
    At the end of chapter 6, Ponyboy is picked up after saving the kids from the fire by Darry and Soda. Ponyboy hugs Soda first, of course, and remembers how Darry had hit him the night that he ran...

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  • The Outsiders
    The politics of class are discussed in chapter 1. In the beginning of the book, the narrator Ponyboy describes the difference between the Socs and the greasers. The Socs are more than middle...

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  • The Outsiders
    The word “elite” is used in a derogatory manner in chapter 3 when the boys are at the drive-in theater. There are two main social classes: the Socs and the greasers. The “Socs” are the...

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  • The Outsiders
    Johnny is delicate and jumpy, but he is also thoughtful. He worries about being jumped by the Socs, but he also worries about living a good life. Johnny Cade is one of Ponyboy’s friends. He is...

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    The spy in Ponyboy’s group is the Soc girl that Ponyboy befriended: Cherry Valence. At the drive-in movie, Johnny and Ponyboy meet a couple of nice girls that just happen to be Socs. As...

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  • The Outsiders
    Two-bit is compared to a “Chessy cat,” the malevolently grinning Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland. Two-bit is grinning because he pulled a prank. In this allusion to Alice in Wonderland,...

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