In S. E. Hinton's "The Outsiders," Ponyboy Curtis describes what happens when rival gangs the Greasers and the Socs decide to settle their turf war with a rumble. He also learns the value of family and the importance of ... More »

"The Outsiders" is about a group of lower-class young men in Oklahoma in the mid-1960s, members of two rival gangs: the Greasers and the Socs. The murder of one of the Socs sends the youngest members of the Greasers into... More »

"Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens is about an abused orphan named Pip, his journey from poor orphan to power and wealth, the friends he gains and loses and his eventual humbling. "Great Expectations" is considered ... More »

"The Outsiders" is about a group of lower-class young men in Oklahoma in the mid-1960s, members of two rival gangs: the Greasers and the Socs. The murder of one of the Socs sends the youngest members of the Greasers into... More »

The plot of the movie "The Outsiders" stems from a fight in which character Johnny, a low-income "Greaser," played by Ralph Macchio, stabs an upper-class "Soc" because he was attempting to drown his friend Pony Boy, who ... More »

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Ponyboy Curtis is young, lacking in common sense, poor, a devoted friend and developing in maturity. He is only 14 years old, and admits that although he does well in school, he is sometimes unable to sufficiently think ... More »

The main characters in "The Outsiders" are Ponyboy, Darrel and Sodapop Curtis. Some other important characters are Two-Bit Matthews, Steve Randle, Dallas Winston and Cherry Valance. More »