The outsiders

By:Molly Donaghy

The characters

Ponyboy Curtis-main character

Sodapop Curtis- Poneyboy's brother

Darrell Curtis- Poneyboy's oldest brother

Johnny- Poneyboy's best friend

Dallas- friend

Keith "two bit" Matthews- friend

Steve- soda best friend

Summary

The Outsiders is a award winning, gratifying novel that tells a story about how back in the 1060's people were often divide into 3 groups socs, average , greaser. The story manly starts out with the readers meeting each character in a series of events. it then talks about the difficulties the greasers handle. After meeting Cherry and Marcia Poneyboy then has to face the boyfriends that come with them. Then after a couple run ins with the socs Bob, Randy, and there gang start to cause a little trouble with the greasers. Then one night Poneyboy and Johnny have A very serious run-in with the socs which then leads to them beating each other up. What will happen next? Read to find out.

Quotes from the novel

"When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had two things on my mind: a ride home." (Pg.1)

"Stay gold poneyboy" (pg.148)