The Outsiders Quote Analysis

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In this novel, S.E. Hinton explains that the choices we make, create who we are. Graham Brown a famous writer once said, “Life is about choices. Some we regret. Some we are proud of. Some will haunt us forever. The message: We are what we choose to be.” This quote means that everyone makes different choices. And these choices that we perform, make us who we are. This quote is related to The Outsiders because in The Outsiders, all the characters are very different and they all make different choices.
In the novel The Outsiders, Dally encourages Ponyboy, the protagonist, and Johnny to run away by giving them a “gun and a roll of bills (60)”. This choice was made by Dally because Johnny had killed a soc and Dally wanted to stand up for his friend.