The Outsiders By: S.E. Hinton. Published in 1967 Richard Garcia. Setting. The book was set in the mid-1960’s, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was set from the poor side of town, which helps to show the reader the viewpoint of Ponyboy .
Published in 1967
Physical- 16 year old greaser, long black hair and black eyes.
Personality- Quiet, sensitive and caring.
Quiet – he is shy. Sensitive – he was beat by his dad. Caring – Saved Ponyboyslife and the children from the burning church.
The Greasers conflict between the Socs is violent.
The yin yang sign symbolizes the relationship between the Socs and the Greasers.
The differences between the two groups of teenagers is obvious, but when you take a step back you see the two groups really make up a whole together, and they aren’t as different as they thought they were.