Who banned the outsiders?
According to Banned Books; Young Adult Novels, The Outsiders was challenged in the year of 1986, in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Churches from the United States have made public statements that the book should be kept away from young readers for the usage of language, drugs, and violence.
What is ponyboy’s challenge?
His Internal challenges included dealing with death multiple times, dealing with being wanted for murder, and even so extreme as seeing that the Socs are not so different from himself. The most major conflict that Ponyboy had to deal with was that a lot of people around him were dying or dead.
What is the main message in the outsiders?
In The Outsiders, Hinton’s message is that class conflict is pointless, unwarranted, and destructive. Ponyboy begins by explaining that he is a “greaser,” a term he says is “used to class all us boys on the East Side” (ch 1, p. 3).
What are some questions to ask about the outsiders?
How does Pony’s perspective change throughout the story, and what causes these changes? How do you think Dally would react if Ponyboy had the chance to show him a sunset? How do Dally’s actions throughout the book show that he cares for Johnny? Why is this important to the story?
What’s a heater Why does Dally have one?
In The Outsiders, a “heater” is a gun and Dally has one because of the conflict between the Greasers and the Socs that has escalated since Johnny killed Bob. He wants to have a gun so that he can at least bluff his way out of trouble.
How did ponyboy die in the outsiders?
Bob had been attacking Ponyboy when Johnny intervened, and though it is unclear if Bob had intended to drown Ponyboy deliberately, Bob’s actions were out of control, and Johnny felt he had no choice but to stab him.
Who is the oldest greaser in The Outsiders?
Darrel Curtis Ponyboy’s
Why is the outsiders a banned book?
This book has been banned from some schools and libraries because of the portrayal of gang violence, underage smoking and drinking, strong language/slang, and family dysfunction.