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Introduction to The Outsiders
Transcript of Introduction to The Outsiders
Things of the 60s
Time Period: The 1960s
S. E. Hinton
Music of the 60s
While there are a lot of interesting cultural things about the 60s, The Outsiders deals with the "greaser" culture. This book follows a young "greaser" and how he fits into society.
Greasers were categorized as people from working class families with little education. They greased their hair back and wore t-shirts, leather jackets, and jeans. Many people assumed they were criminals and juvenile delinquents.
The styles, habits, and products of the 60s were slightly different than today. Here are some things to get you more comfortable with the era.
While there a many popular musicians from the 60s, the Greasers often admired people like Elvis and stayed away from bands like The Beatles.
The Fuzz -
A Heater -
The Cooler -
Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1948, Susan Eloise Hinton began writing
at fifteen years old.
When the book was eventually accepted for publication, she was urged to author it under the name S.E. Hinton so book reviewers would not immediately throw it out because she was a woman.
The Fuzz - The Police
Heater - A Gun
Rank - Something Horrible
Tuff - Something Cool or Hip
Hood - A Person Who Lives in the
Poor Part of Town
The Cooler - Prison
Rumble - Fight