History Awesome / TheOutsiders

19th Sep '17 2:41:11 PM yareyareora
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** YMMV. She wasn't told to make them gay, but instead asked whether or not they were. Her aggressive response is what sparked backlash, considering other authors have graciously responded with, "No, but your interpretation is just as valid as my intention." Instead, she asked immediately for textual evidence, and then went on a diatribe that struck many people as homophobic, complete with, "I have many gay friends..." She also went on to belittle her fans and refer to them as "little girls" when they might have well be people in the LGBT community seeking characters to identify with, especially given the copious amounts of HoYay throughout both the novel and the film. The awesomeness also completely got dashed away when she pulled the victim card and said she [[https://twitter.com/se4realhinton/status/816805676873871361?lang=en was being attacked for being heterosexual]], completely disregarding that homosexual people actually get violently attacked and murdered every day for being who they are.
14th Mar '17 10:27:15 AM Miracle@StOlaf
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Meta-example. S.E. Hinton wrote a renowned book at a time women weren't allowed to be others.
* Another meta-example, Ii the recent trend of people trying to get authors to change old works to be more "inclusive", S.E. Hinton was told to make Johnny and Dally gay. She denied this saying they are straight. She ended up getting massive backlash, and despite many writers at this point giving in to get it to stop, she took it all with a straight face and told them that if they way to think Johnny and Dally are gay they can think that, but she wrote the book and she decided that they are straigh and they can't make her change that.

to:

* Meta-example. S.E. Hinton wrote a renowned book at a time when women weren't allowed expected to be others.
author such material, and as a ''teenager'', to boot.
* Another meta-example, Ii meta-example: With the recent trend of people trying to get authors to change old works to be more "inclusive", S.E. Hinton was told to make Johnny and Dally gay. She denied this saying they are straight. She ended up getting massive backlash, and despite many writers at this point giving in to get it to stop, she took it all with a straight face and told them that if they way to think Johnny and Dally are gay they can think that, but she wrote the book and book, she decided that they are straigh straight, and they can't make her change that.
31st Oct '16 10:33:22 PM TotalDramaRox97
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Meta-example. S.E. Hinton wrote a renowned book at a time women weren't allowed to be others.
* Another meta-example, Ii the recent trend of people trying to get authors to change old works to be more "inclusive", S.E. Hinton was told to make Johnny and Dally gay. She denied this saying they are straight. She ended up getting massive backlash, and despite many writers at this point giving in to get it to stop, she took it all with a straight face and told them that if they way to think Johnny and Dally are gay they can think that, but she wrote the book and she decided that they are straigh and they can't make her change that.
8th Aug '14 3:10:05 PM rt2012
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Ponyboy and Johnny rescuing the kids from the church fire.
6th Jul '14 1:08:54 AM sgamer82
Is there an issue? Send a Message


---> Randy: Listen, we got two more in the backseat...
---> Two-Bit: (busts a soda bottle and giving it to Ponyboy, then snaps open his switchblade) Well, pity the backseat, pal!

to:

---> Randy: -->'''Randy:''' Listen, we got two more in the backseat...
---> Two-Bit:
backseat...\\
'''Two-Bit:'''
(busts a soda bottle and giving it to Ponyboy, then snaps open his switchblade) Well, pity the backseat, pal!
20th Apr '14 8:11:08 PM Trogdor7620
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** In the movie, he breaks his bottle on a chain-link fence, whirls around to give it to Ponyboy, pulls out his blade, and holds it up to the Soc's throat, '''all in the space of two seconds.'' That guy may be a joker, [[BewareTheNiceOnes but cross him, and you are screwed.]]
26th Oct '12 1:18:10 PM Lucymae2
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Two-Bit calling out Johnny's mother in the movie, telling her to go straight to hell.

to:

* Two-Bit calling out Johnny's mother in the movie, telling her to go straight to hell.hell.
----
26th Oct '12 1:18:00 PM Lucymae2
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* This line:
-->'''Ponyboy''': You know what a Soc is? White trash with mustangs and madras. (spit)
* Two-Bit calling out Johnny's mother in the movie, telling her to go straight to hell.
19th Oct '12 7:32:09 PM Ebb1993x
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The climatic rumble scene, in both the novel and the movie.

to:

* The climatic climactic rumble scene, in both the novel and the movie.
18th Oct '12 4:55:53 PM Lucymae2
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The climatic rumble scene, in both the novel and the movie.

to:

* The climatic rumble scene, in both the novel and the movie.movie.
** And yes, the Greasers did come out on top. Ponyboy sure takes a beating, but he definitely helped Dally, who threatened the nurse with a switchblade to be there.
This list shows the last 10 events of 12. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Awesome.TheOutsiders