Symbolism and Personification in The Outsiders

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A shirt can't really swallow you—right? Readers find examples of symbolism and personification in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders with two straightforward lessons.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners write a short essay about what cars symbolize in their life, and compare and contrast the meaning cars have in The Outsiders
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