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S. E. Hinton
The events of The Outsiders are described by a 14-year-old first-person narrator named Ponyboy Curtis.
The Outsiders is written in the past tense.
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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