Why is the novel entitled The Outsiders? Kindly provide textual evidence.
The title can refer to the fact that the two gangs, the Socs and the greasers, are on the edges of society.
The rich Socs "jump greasers and wreck houses and throw beer blasts for kicks, and get editorials in the paper for being a public disgrace one day and an asset to society the next." The poor greasers, conversely, "steal things and...
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