Cite This Page
The Outsiders
The Outsiders
by S.E. Hinton
group rates for schools and districts

The Outsiders Choices Quotes Page 3

Page (3 of 3) Quotes:   1    2    3  
How we cite the quotes:
Citations follow this format: (Part.Paragraph)
Quote #7

"I mean I can't take sides. It'd be a lot easier if I could be I see both sides. (12.51)

Pony and Darry learn what a terrible position they're putting Soda in, always asking him to choose between them. We can dominate people by the choices we ask them to make. If the choices aren't fair, somebody will get hurt.

Quote #8

Darry and I would probably still have misunderstandings – we were too different not to – but no more fights. We couldn't do anything to hurt Soda. (12.57)

Instead of blindly thrashing out at each other, Darry and Pony make a conscious decision not to fight. They are motivated by Soda's needs, but the choice will ultimately benefit all of them.

Next Page: Characters
Previous Page: Choices Quotes (2 of 3)

Need help with College?