Outsiders Reflection Essay

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The movie The Outsiders is a very meaningful movie that everyone would love. The movie shows us that it is wrong to stereotype and be separated by classes like Socs and Greasers.The movie also shows that everyone is not who you think they are. Some Socs are actually nice and not all Greasers are a part of a hood. Which Ponyboy learns throughout the movie

In the movie The Outsiders there was one scene that was different that annoyed me. The scene was when Dally was getting shot by the police at the park. He didn't die triumphant like how he did in the book. He died crawling towards Ponyboy and the gang. Also, he didn’t die under the park lights he died in the middle of the street. In the book it said that Dally “always got what he wanted” and that he wanted to be dead. But in the movie it just looked like an act of madness. He wasn’t even smiling when he died he looked more sad than triumphant. This also shows that Dally was weak and died weak, not gallant like how Johnny said.
Another change in the movie also includes Dally. This scene is about how Dally, Pony, and Johnny scare anyway some little kids while they are playing cards. This shows that Dally does not care for anyone, not even kids. He only cares about himself. So this makes the relationship between Johnny and Dally even stronger when Johnny dies.
Finally, it doesn't mention about how Pony doesn't like green eyes. The green eyes add meaning to the “Nothing gold can stay” poem. Also, when it shows that Cherry had green eyes in the book but she was an exception to his dislike of green eyes it showed that Ponyboy cared for Cherry.

Even though some major things were different there were parts that were the same that i really liked. Like when Johnny and Pony run off to the church it strengthens their friendship...

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