The Outsiders Comparison Essay

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Who do you know that reminds you of yourself and can make connections to? Is it easy to relate Ponyboy and his crew. Ponyboy had a gang with him, his brothers, and all his close friends. They were all against the Socs and they would always get into rumbles with each other. Three people has died from the beginning to the end. The Socs were the higher class kids and the Greasers where the lower class kids. Ponyboy, the protagonist of The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton and I are alike in many ways. We both share the same view of the world, are viewed by the world in similar ways and would respond in a comparable way to the central conflict of the novel. Therefore, I believe given the chance, we could be friends.

Ponyboy and I view the world in the same perspective. Ponyboy views the world as everyone is the same whether they are poor or rich. “It seemed funny to me that the sunset she saw from her patio and the one I saw from my back steps was the same. Maybe the two different worlds we lived in weren't so different.” (pg 38 ). Ponyboy is stating that everyone seems so different but they are all really the same. They might be in different places but they see the same view. You might even have more or less things but you're no better than anyone else. “It ain't fair that we have all the rough breaks.(pg 40)” Ponyboy started to believe it is unfair that
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