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English Language Arts: Novels

The Outsiders

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Comparison of The Outsiders to "Bored, Broke and Armed" - New York Times

New York Times pairs a scene from the novel with recent reporting from the South Side of Chicago, where the Times journalist John Eligon spent months with gangs who are “Bored, Broke and Armed.” In both pieces, an “insider” gives us a view of the world through the eyes of “outsiders.”

Francis Ford Coppola's Film


Francis Ford Coppola's Film Turns 35 in 2018


Read about the tales of the pranks and shenanigans that went on at the Excelsior
Hotel in Tulsa, Okla., during the production of the influential teen drama “The
Outsiders,” which celebrateed its 35th anniversary on March 25, 2018.

The Outsiders 1983 Trailer

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