The Outsiders | Study Guide

S. E. Hinton

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Author

S. E. Hinton

Year Published

1967

Type

Novel

Genre

Drama, Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

The events of The Outsiders are described by a 14-year-old first-person narrator named Ponyboy Curtis.

Tense

The Outsiders is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The title The Outsiders refers to the greasers, kids from the rough side of town who live outside the normal boundaries of respectable society. The title also signifies the alienation experienced by the greasers due mainly to dysfunctional home environments and financial deprivation.

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