Greed Quotes From The Outsiders

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The Outsiders is a book based on the gang of the Greasers, and their rivalry with the Socs, in the Greasers you have Sodapop, Darry, Ponyboy, Dally, Two-Bit, Steve and Johnny. Throughout all of them Sodapop is the youngest of the group, but since the book is told in his perspective he is the main character. “We’re poorer than the Socs, and the middle class. I reckon wilder too” (Hinton, 3). In the quote above Ponyboy does not directly come out and say they are among the poorest people in town, but he tells that the middle class is richer, which explains that they are not very wealthy at all. Along with that, in the quote Ponyboy believes that they are wilder than the socs. In the sentences that follow he explains this, they are a different wild, a wild that does not get recognized in…show more content…
This quote shows how Ponyboy defines himself, almost like a hood, but not quite- hoods are a local gang full of people who are rough and careless. Although he says “Greasers” as a group of people, once he continues into more detail, he begins using the word “we”, demonstrating that he is apart of the Greasers, and they are apart of him. All and all Ponyboy defines himself as a somewhat Greaser. From head to toe he has the description of a greaser, and even the ways of one, but at the same time he is different. He defined himself as a pepsi addict Greaser, who doesn't get into a lot of trouble for the sake of staying with his brothers Sodapop and Darry, now that their parents were gone (Hinton, 3-78). When giving a good impression, people must look the part too, otherwise you have a puzzle with a missing piece. Ponyboy gives a lasting first impression when it comes to his looks, you automatically know he is a Greasers. On the other hand, when you truly meet him for all he is, he’s different, he isn’t a genuine Greaser, but Greaser with a

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