What are some key points from chapters 1-5 of The Outsiders?

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One possible question from chapters one through five in The Outsiders could be: Who are the characters in S.E.Hinton's The Outsiders? There are many characters. This novel is about two rival gangs: the Greasers and the Socs.

Ponyboy Curtis is the narrator of this story and is a fourteen year old boy and member of the Greasers. Ponyboy is very athletic and smart. Sodapop "Soda" Curtis is Ponyboy's sixteen year old brother. Soda dropped out of high school and works at a local gas station. Darryl "Darry" Curtis is the oldest Curtis boy at twenty. He is responsible for his brothers because their parents died in a car accident. All of these brothers are members of the Greasers.

The other members of the Greasers include: Johnny Cade, Dally Winston, Two-Bit Matthews, Steve Randall, Tim Shepard, Curly Shepard, and Sandy.

The members of the rival gang, the Socs, include: Bob Sheldon, Cherry Valance, Randy Adderson, Marcia, and Paul Holden.

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