Books and Movies Reviews

The Outsiders

S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders is an epic tale of a hoodlum's life.There are surprising occurrences that take place throughout this story.The author holds suspense during the entire narrative told through the main character's viewpoint.Ponyboy Curtis, the main character, has to overcome adversity.This book held my interest from the front cover to the back cover.It was so interesting and thrilling.I could not put the book down because of the creative writing portrayed by S.E. Hinton.It was truly a tale of great humility and exhilarating happenings. Every event is important and necessary for the story.
The setting of this novel is in a small little poor inter-city town.This is where gangs are prevalent.It is also a place where children smoke and drugs are done.The town is also filthy and dirty.The setting is necessary for the plot.The setting is on the "wrong side of town."The story occurs in the 1950s in the country of the United States. The entire story takes place in a few days. The author usually describes every part of the day using Ponyboy. The mood the setting creates is of the neighborhood gang, and street life. This really contributes to the judicious plot development-it makes it more believable and reasonable.The setting fits the plot and the characters in a very good way. This is the best setting that can be for this kind of plot and characters, because other setting would make the story ridiculous because a street gang can only fit into the streets.So in conclusion the setting of this novel was excellent and appealed to me because it was appropriate for the story that the author needed to tell.
The main protagonist in this novel is most definitely Ponyboy Cutis.He is a 14-year-old boy who is called a "greaser".That is the term given to him by the West side high flying Socs, who are rich and pick on the poor greasers because they want to have fun.Pon…


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