Role Of Gangs In The Outsiders

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Why do people join gangs? S.E Hinton’s book The Outsiders is a story about how a 14 year old boy’s perspective on life changes in two weeks. The book opens with Ponyboy explaining the main characters. The main themes in the book are things that are always as they seem. The Robert Frost poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay” explains to the reader that nothing good stays for ever. Ponyboy is the main character in the book. Ponyboy is a good student and he is a quite person. He is in a gang that people call “greasers” which in the book are treated differently because of the way they look. Nothing gold can stay is a quote that is said to Ponyboy by his good friend Johnny in his dying words. The poem talks about that nothing good in life stays
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