The Outsiders Short Summary
What is a summary of The Outsiders in a few sentences?
The Outsiders tells the story of 14-year-old Ponyboy Curtis who struggles with what is right and wrong in a society in which he doesn’t feel he belongs. His parents were killed in an automobile accident, but Ponyboy and his brother are allowed to stay under the guardianship of their eldest brother, as long as they behave. The three brothers are considered greasers from the poor side of town, and they rival with the wealthier kids, the socs, from the other side of town.
During one of the fights between the rival gangs, Ponyboy’s friend kills a soc, and they decide to hide out in a church. The...
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