Stevie Wonder sings “Stay Gold” from The Outsiders.
Students, please reflect on the following passages from the assigned reading. You will need to have read Chapter 3 to answer these prompts. Discuss the meaning behind these passages. What is behind these words?
“You greasers have a different set of values. You’re more emotional. We’re sophisticated-cool to the point of not feeling anything. Nothing is real with us.
We’re always going and going and going, and never asking where. did you ever hear of having more than you wanted? So that you couldn’t want anything else and then started looking for something else to want? It seems like we’re always searching for something to satisfy us, and never finding it. Maybe if we could lose our cool we could.”
“……I gotta do something. It seems like there’s gotta be someplace without greasers or Socs, with just people. Plain ordinary people.”