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Outsiders Intro

2012 Outsiders Intro

Laura Nierman

on 12 October 2012

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Transcript of Outsiders Intro

The Outsiders Lyndon B. Johnson
is president. 1967 in the U.S.A. A first-class stamp cost 5 cents. #1 TV Show is The Andy Griffith Show # 1 Band - The Beatles The Graduate
Casino Royale
Bonnie and Clyde
The Dirty Dozen
You Only Live Twice
Cool Hand Luke - Rebellious working class youth from the "wrong side" of town
- Often part of street gang
- Greased back hair, jeans, leather jackets, t-shirts with rolled up sleeves
- Known as "hoods" 1967 Social Groups
& Fashion #1 Show - The Andy Griffith Show Bonanza Beverly Hillbillies Gunsmoke TV Music The Rolling Stones The Monkees The Beach Boys Elvis The Who Movies Greasers (pronounced so-shez) - Rich kids from the "right side" of town
- Thought they were better than everyone else
- Pick fights with Greasers
- Drove corvettes and wore madras (plaid shirts) The ultimate Greaser icon. James Dean Watching movies at the drive-in theater was the main hang-out on weekends for teenagers.

The car culture was a big part of society. You'll notice that cars are often mentioned in the novel. Drive-Ins Cars were a major status symbol.
Two popular cars that are mentioned in
the book are the... Cars in the 1960s Chevy Corvair and the Ford Mustang Socs Written by S.E. Hinton (started writing it when she was 15)
Published in 1967
The Outsiders is considered the first young-adult novel.
The story is based on people and situations that Hinton was familiar with. The Outsiders The drive-in wasn't the only place to show off cars. Drive-in restaurants were also popular places to take dates and hang-out with friends. Gangs also used drive-in restaurants as hang-outs. Drive-In Restaurants 1960's Slang heater broad hood hacked off rumble fly the cooler swipe, lift, rolled fuzz weed jumped SLANG SLANG lone it dig souped up blade turf scrap make tracks The American Dream Happiness for the characters of The Outsiders was a girl, a car, some money, a strong group of friends, and probably an ice-cold bottle of soda. How have things changed today?

How are they the same? A FEW MORE Cool Hand Luke Starring Paul Newman Who was
Paul Newman? Why is he important to The Outsiders? The Outsiders Where, When, and What ... Behind the Scenes slugged tuff savvy rank
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