Dally's Loyalty In The Outsiders

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The Outsiders by S.E Hinton is a well explained novel about two rival gangs who feel only hate for each other. However, the gang gives them a home and develops true loyalty. Dallas Winston, a tough and rugged greaser best shows that one single character is able to have two completely opposing personalities. Dally is a wanted delinquent for many different crimes but is truly devoted to his own gang.

He drinks excessively, lies, cheats, steals, rolls drunks, and jumps small children. His life of crime began very early, jailed at the age of ten and has spent many days in prison for robbery and assault; he also spent three years living on the wild side in New York. It is no wonder that he is “tougher, colder, meaner” than the other Greasers. In
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