Briefly describe the conflict between the Greasers and Socs in The Outsiders.

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The basic conflict between these two groups comes from the fact that they are from very different backgrounds.  The Greasers are the poor or lower middle class kids from the "wrong side of the tracks."  The Socs are...

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This is a pretty vague question, but I'll give it a shot.

The basic conflict between these two groups comes from the fact that they are from very different backgrounds.  The Greasers are the poor or lower middle class kids from the "wrong side of the tracks."  The Socs are the rich kids with the nice cars and clothes.

The two gangs spend a fair amount of time, it would appear, trying to catch members of the other gang alone.  When they do, they tend to beat them up as Johnny was beaten up and Pony was almost beaten up.

Every now and then, if there is some reason, they all get together and have a big fight (a rumble).

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