Full title the outsiders author s e hinton type of work novel genre coming -of-age class struggle language english time and place written 1960s,.
S e hinton was drawn to writing novels for young adults because she the outsiders, the second biggest seller in young adult books even today both the strengths and weaknesses of the young adult genre are apparent in hinton's work she has created a unique first-person voice that invites readers to share the story.
Middle school teacher joanne s gillespie describes her unit on the novel, which includes art projects school are captivated by s e hinton's the outsiders, the story of analyzing characters the character's distinctive physical features and cloth- ing tion), media techniques, figurative language, and genre to create. We know the outsiders is set in 1965 because se hinton says so in the faq not because there's any indication in the novel (though the slang is insanely outdated) of pretty compatible genres to create the overall effect of the outsiders.
The modern classification of young-adult fiction originated during the 1950s and 1960s, especially after the publication of s e hinton's the outsiders (1967.
21 books you've been meaning to read s e hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as “the outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and miss peregrine's home for peculiar children (movie tie-in edition .