The outsiders his character, as well as that of the other characters, is one of the elements that i love most about the book it makes the characters and therefore the novel as a whole more authentic, and makes the reader challenge any pre- conceived ideas they have about what a 'bad' person is. This is a sample book report from ultius on the novel the outsiders, which tells the story of two youth gangs with a serious rivalry it is also a novel that represents the coming of age of a young boy who struggles against being labelled low class or undesirable because of his upbringing the novel continues. The outsiders is a coming-of-age novel by s e hinton, first published in 1967 by viking press hinton was 15 when she started writing the novel, but did most of the work when she was 16 and a junior in high school hinton was 18 when the book was published the book follows two rival groups, the greasers and the socs. Review praise for the outsiders the outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world —the new york times taut with tension, filled with drama —the chicago tribune [a] classic coming-of-age book. Free summary and analysis of the events in se hintonâ€™s the outsiders that wonâ€™t make you snore we promise.
Summary introduction in this book analysis, about the book “the outsiders” by s e hinton i will discuss character and plot development, as well as the setting, the author's style and my opinions about the book in this part of the analysis i will give some information about the subjects of the book, and about the author. Complete summary of s e hinton's the outsiders enotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of the outsiders. Story of ostracized kid a timeless fave of teens, preteens read common sense media's the outsiders review, age rating, and parents guide. Major characters ponyboy curtis – the novel's fourteen-year-old narrator and protagonist, and the youngest of the greasers ponyboy's literary interests and academic accomplishments set him apart from the rest of his gang because his parents have died in a car accident, ponyboy lives with his brothers darry and.
S e hinton recalls that when she published her début novel, “the outsiders,” in 1967, “there was no young-adult market” her book, written by a teen-ager about teen-agers in tulsa, oklahoma, was issued in hardcover by the viking press and then in softcover by dell—both adult trade imprints. Though i usually prefer science fiction and fantasy, reading the outsiders was a phenomenal experience the story line is good, but what sparked my interest is how s e hinton, who was 16 at the time she created this, writes everything flows smoothly, and with so much detail you get to know the characters so well it's.
Book report on the outsiders character analysis: ponyboy curtis - ponyboy is a fourteen-year-old member of a gang called the greasers his parents died in a car accident, so he lives alone with his two older brothers, darry and soda he is a good student and athlete, but most people at school consider him a vagrant like. A review of the book the outsiders 1 if i could be any one of the characters in the book the outsiders, i would be ponyboy because of his many good characteristics he is intelligent which show by his good marks in school he understands that it's wrong to fight unless for self-defense he is heroic this shows by the fact. Title: the outsiders author: se hinton genre: modern classic type: paperback pages: 160 start: 05082017 finish: 05082017 rating i lie to myself all the time but i never believe me what it's about: ponyboy curtis is a greaser he doesn't own much, he doesn't have much money but he has his.
It has held its own in the highly competitive business book segment according to harvard business review press, which published it in late october 2012, 75,000 copies of the book have sold, mostly in print, but also including some in digital form the outsiders has also had a long tail, with sales. When author ally carter found out that se hinton had been a teenager when she wrote the outsiders, something inside her clicked it was the first moment she realized she could be a writer is there a book that has inspired you to write tell us in the comments.
The outsiders (1983) on imdb: plot summary, synopsis, and more. A short summary of s e hinton's the outsiders this free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of the outsiders. “quart's gift as a writer is her ability to report on the experiences of ordinary people, following their realistically messy lives for years, offering us vivid portraits that are profoundly humane a brilliant move” —annalee newitz, the new york times book review this “groundbreaking study of the increasing influence of.