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What does hood mean in outsiders?
The Outsiders slang term
|Hood||Like a greaser|
What did the Greasers call cigarettes?
Kools are a brand of cigarette. They were favored by Dallas Winston.
What does rat race mean in the outsiders?
A rat race is an idiom for people constantly engaged in competitively pursuing wealth and social status. Cherry Valance explains to Ponyboy that the rat race is exhausting, and she is sick of competing against her friends.
What does thongs mean in the outsiders?
thongs. something you wear on your feet.
What does doll mean in the outsiders?
kicks. to do something for fun. doll. good looking guy.
What does half crocked mean in the outsiders?
to be half-crocked. to be half-drunk. to crawl under the floor. to make someone feel small and want to disappear.
What kind of clothes did the Outsiders wear?
Known as greasers because of their greasy, slicked back hair. They usually wear jeans, a t-shirt, and a leather jacket. hacked off angry
What was the theme of the book The Outsiders?
! As the title suggests, The Outsiders is a theme in itself. Looking at life as an outsider and feeling as though one is being treated as an outsider is a matter of perspective or point of view. Someone who always feels like an outsider may conclude that life is unfair.
Why are the greasers called outsiders in the Outsiders?
Warmth usually is equated with inside and cool is associated with outside, and the colors reflect the characters’ positions in society: The greasers view the Socs as insiders and themselves as outsiders. Using many descriptive colors, Hinton paints the greasers as outsiders.
Which is an example of a middle ground in the Outsiders?
For example, someone or something is either right or wrong; there can be no middle ground. The characters in The Outsiders are either Socs or greasers. People are either rich or poor, good or bad. Hinton descriptively uses color throughout the book to define and add depth to the characters in their environments.