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The outsiders Essay

  • Submitted by: utumawkh1130
  • on October 31, 2009
  • Category: Arts and Music
  • Length: 817 words

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In the book The Outsiders there are three brothers: Ponyboy, Sodapop, and Darry Curtis.   In the book the three have been through a lot together.   They are all similar and different in many ways.   In this essay I will be comparing and contrasting these what makes these characters who they are.  
    The first character I will looking at is Darry Curtis.   He is the oldest if the three brothers.   After the boys' parents died in a tragic he takes parent role of the house.   He works two jobs and has to support the family.   Often Ponyboy thinks that Darry is yelling at him or is disappointed in him.   But Ponyboy doesn't understand that Darry is just worried for Ponyboy and hopes that he go farther than Darry could.   Darry was a sports star and got excellent grades in school.   He would have loved to go to collage, but the money wasn't there and Darry couldn't go.   He took a summer camp at the Y and learned gymnastics tricks that could   used in fights.
    The three boys are part of a gang called the Greasers because of their greasy hair.   To the boys the greaser are their family.   Darry is like the unofficial leader.   The other members call him "Superman."   He is probably the bigest greaser as well.  
    Darry like Sodapop has to work.   The two boys have to bring in the money for the house.   Darry and Sodapop are the older two who try to make Ponyboy's life better than theirs.   Darry like Ponyboy are both very smart students.   In school they both did very well in grades.   The both of them also did well
at sports.  
    Sodapop is the second oldest brother.   He dropped out of school have way through high school.   He wasn't as good with grades and school as Darry and Ponyboy were.   Sodapop had a girlfriend named Sandy.   Most girls were afraid of the greasers.   It was rare to be a greaser and have a good girlfriend.   Sodapop was lucky.   He had been with her for a while and really loved her.   He was going to propose to her.   Sodapop was always commented on for is good...

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