Ensayo the outsiders

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The Outsiders
The story of The Outsiders is about a boy name Ponyboy Curtis, the fourteen-year-old who is the narrator of this story, who lives with his older brothers Sodapop and Darry, sincetheir parents passed away in a car accident. They are all members of a Greaser gang, meaning they are considered juvenile delinquents by society. Other than being financially and socially disadvantaged,the Greasers' main problem is getting jumped by the Socs, the rich kids from the West Side. The other members of the Greaser gang are Johnny Cade, Dally Winston, Two-Bit Mathews and Steve Randle. Onenight at the drive-in theater, Ponyboy, Johnny, Two-Bit, and Dally meet Cherry Valance and Marcia two Soc girls whose boyfriends have left them there. Ponyboy makes a connection with Cherry becausethey can both appreciate sunsets; it is a bond that crosses their social boundaries and links their worlds. On the walk home,Bob Sheldon and Randy Adderson, the girls' boyfriends, accost the group andtake the girls home.
Later that night, Ponyboy and Johnny accidentally fall asleep in their favorite vacant lot. Ponyboy runs home, but when Darry scolds him and hits him for the first time, he goesback to find Johnny. They are jumped by Bob, Randy, and other Socs, and during the fight Johnny stabs and kills Bob to stop him from drowning Ponyboy in a fountain. Panicked, Ponyboy and Johnny findDally, who they know will help them. He gives them some money and a gun and tells them to get on a train to Windrixville and hide out in a deserted church.
Ponyboy and Johnny stay at the church forabout a week, during which time they cut off their long Greaser hair as a disguise and subsist mainly on baloney. Dally comes to meet them eventually, and takes them out to get burgers. While they areout, Johnny decides to turn himself in. But when the characters get back to the church, they find it's on fire. A school group had been having a picnic there, and some children are trapped inside....
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