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Teaching Excerpt: The Outsiders Chapter 3

Excerpt: The Outsiders Chapter 3

A group of teenagers find their friend's jacket abandoned in a field and go looking to find out what happened to him.

S.E. Hinton
Excerpt(s) from THE OUTSIDERS by S.E. Hinton, copyright © 1967, renewed 1995 by S.E. Hinton. Used by permission of Viking Children's Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. All rights reserved.


How does contrast emphasize the severity of Johnny's beating?
RI.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RI.6 - Author's Purpose


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