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Nigerians as outsiders

Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo

Nigerians as outsiders

military dictatorship and Nigeria"s destiny

by Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo

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Published by Fourth Dimension Pub. in Enugu, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil-military relations -- Nigeria,
    • Military government -- Nigeria,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1993-,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1984-1993

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-233) and index.

      StatementAgwuncha Arthur Nwankwo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ3086.C58 N86 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 240 p. ;
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL90903M
      ISBN 109781564326
      LC Control Number99200594
      OCLC/WorldCa38486860

      Sign In. You may be offline or with limited connectivity. Try downloading instead.   FILM REVIEW "The Outsiders" Rated PG. 88 minutes. First screened in As a film-lover myself I believe that this movie is one of the most beautiful and touching that I have ever seen. Based on the stunning novel by S.E. Hinton, only. a teenager herself when she wrote the book, this movie conveys all the emotions and tension of the book/5(7).


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In The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton tells the story of year-old Ponyboy Curtis and his struggle with right and wrong in a. The Outsiders is a coming-of-age novel by S. Hinton, first published in by Viking was 15 when she started writing the novel but did most of the work when she was 16 and a junior in high school.

Hinton was 18 when the book was published. The book details the conflict between two rival gangs divided by their socioeconomic status: Nigerians as outsiders book working-class Author: S.

Hinton. "The Outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world." —The New York Times "Taut with tension, filled with drama." —The Chicago Tribune "[A] classic coming-of-age book." —Philadelphia Daily News/5(K).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nwankwo, Arthur Agwuncha, Nigerians as outsiders. Enugu, Nigeria: Fourth Dimension Pub., (OCoLC)   Ponyboy in The Outsiders thinks his life is figured out, until one night his world is flipped upside down.

Hinton thoughtfully crafted The Outsiders out of her own experiences. A story written in is still relevant today and captivates the reader with a youthful, slangy writing style which allows the reader to bond with the characters/5. the outsiders is a book about a group of youthful greasers living in oklahoma, and about their struggles to exist in a society that seems designed to dismiss them.

oklahoma is also the name of a popular musical. draw your own conclusions, or continue reading. see, i don't know from oklahoma in the sixties.

maybe that is a place where street toughs call their little brothers /5. A group of young Nigerians burnt down a Chinese-owned factory in retaliation for the recent treatment of African migrants in China.

Stop allowing outsiders to decide your future,” remarked one Nigerians as outsiders book. How Time Preferences Make or Break Civilization - a book on how healthy societies view the concept of : Lionel Du Cane.

‘The Outsiders is gritty, honest and authentic, and a novel that I feel every teenager needs to read’ Guardian children's books site teen reviewer. Wed 23 Sep EDT. Last modified on. The Outsiders Summary. We first meet our narrator, fourteen-year-old Ponyboy, as he's walking home from the movies—alone, which is something we know he's not supposed to be doing.

Ponyboy lives in a dangerous area. His East Side neighborhood is patrolled by bullying Socials, rich kids from the West Side of town.

You can publish your book online for free in a few minutes. The Outsiders S. HintonAccording to Wikipedia, The Outsiders is a coming-of-age novel by S. Hinton, firstpublished in by Viking Press.

Hinton was 15 when she started writing the novel, butdid most of the work when she was sixteen and a junior in high school. The Outsiders is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction that laid the groundwork for the YA genre.

Hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was first published.

The Outsiders Written over forty years ago, S. Hinton’s classic story of the struggle between the Socs and the Greasers remains as powerful today as it was the day it was written, and it is taught in schools nationwide/5(19). "The Outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world." —The New York Times "Taut with tension, filled with drama." —The Chicago Tribune "[A] classic coming-of-age book." —Philadelphia Daily News/5().

The Outsiders Essay Sukhdip Singh The Outsiders by S.E Hinton follows the lives of two groups of young adult’s set in ’s America. The groups are the “Greasers” and the “Socs”. Greasers is a term used to class all the boys living on the East side, which was the poor side of the town they were mainly known for their long and.

An important theme in the book The Outsiders by S.E Hinton is the theme of Society and Class. The Greasers and Socs are divided by their wealth, social class and opportunities to succeed.

Although in the beginning of the book the Socs and Greasers hate each other, they begin to realise they are not that. THE OUTSIDERS has been one of the most popular book among teens and preteens since it came out in Ponyboy and his Greaser gang fight rival gang the Socs (short for "Socials," the wealthier, more preppie kids) and 4/5.

S.E. Hinton has 23 books on Goodreads with ratings. S.E. Hinton’s most popular book is Wuthering Heights. LAURE -LEAF ON EMPO ARY FiCTlON. Title: The Author: p Created Date: 11/26/ PM. Neil Griffiths is the author of two novels, published by Penguin: Betrayal in Naples, winner of the Authors' Club Best First Novel, and Saving Caravaggio, shortlisted for the Costa Novel of the Year.

The Outsiders is a novel by S. Hinton, first published in by Viking was 15 when she began writing the novel and 17 when it was published. The Outsiders is the lifestory of fourteen-year-old Ponyboy Michael Curtis. Hinton explores a multitude of themes throughout the story, such as friendship, and coming of are seen by following two rival groups, the Author: S.

Hinton. This book is a bit political and local, meaning that if you don't know the characters you will not get about 10% of the book. He cites examples and tells stories that are clearly very familiar to locals, but not to outsiders. Such writing makes me believe that the audience aimed is in fact Nigerians rather than outsiders/5(9).

One of the most groundbreaking sociology texts of the 20th century, Howard S. Becker’s Outsiders revolutionized the study of social deviance. Howard S. Becker’s Outsiders broke new ground in the early s—and the ideas it proposed and problems it raised are still argued about and inspiring research internationally.

In this new edition, Becker includes two Brand: Free Press. Praise for The Outsiders "The Outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world."—The New York Times "Taut with tension, filled with drama." —The Chicago Tribune "[A] classic coming-of-age book." —Philadelphia Daily News "What it's like to live lonely and /5(K).

The Outsiders by S E Hinton is a ground-breaking, timeless story by a brilliant writer. ' the hand at the back of my neck was strong. I'm drowning, I thought' The Socs' idea of having a good time is beating up Greasers like Ponyboy/5(K).

Few books come steeped in an aura as rich as S. Hinton’s novel “The Outsiders,” which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. At a time when the average young-adult novel was, in Author: Dale Peck. The Outsiders is narrated by a fourteen-year-old called Ponyboy Curtis (weird name, but a cool kid).

Ponyboy is pretty smart and has a lot of opportunity in front of him, but he comes from the "wrong side of town" and hangs out with a bunch of similarly weirdly-named friends who drop out, smoke cigarettes, and get busted for robbing stores and. The Outsiders has been required reading in all the schools I have taught.

It's dated, but it can be tied into bullying, which is a hot topic now. It also helps that you can reward the kids with watching the movie after reading the book and taking the AR test.

The book might also be of particular interest to Nigerians, if for no other reason than how two foreign friends see the country. The series avoids jargon and. The Outsiders Notes & Analysis. The free The Outsiders notes include comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

These free notes consist of about 38 pages (11, words) and contain the following sections: Author Information. I can’t speak for Nigerians, but there was a man from Togo who wrote a fascinating book on this topic decades ago: An African in Greenland (New York Review Books Classics): Tete-Michel Kpomassie, James Kirkup, A.

Alvarez: Big David, Little David () is a picture book, and The Puppy Sister () is a children's chapter book. More recently, Hinton has written a novel, Hawkes Harbor, published inand short stories, Some of Tim's Stories, published infor adults.

TheCable | Nigeria's independent online newspaper President Buhari promises outsiders what Nigerians do not have In the mentioned book, you would see. On social media Nigerians will be bashing Ghanaians because some of them have really dark skin forgetting that Ghana as a country is a much saner place to live than Nigeria is.

What I realized now is that there is a caucus of light skinned people and a hash tag to go with it #TeamLightSkin and it just makes me uneasy just how far people have.

As the car approaches the church, the boys realize it is on fire. Ponyboy jumps out of the car and runs to see. He finds a group of people, a few adults with a bunch of little kids, watching the.

The Outsiders was an audacious debut written when S.E. Hinton was only seventeen, laying bare the hopes and terrors between teenage bravado in a world of drive-ins, drag races and switchblades.

It confronted America with a new breed of anti-hero from the wrong side of the class divide, and became a bestselling classic of youthful rebellion. It’s been 50 years since S.E. Hinton first published The Outsiders, when she was just sixteen years old.

Since then, the iconic story has been made into a beloved movie, has inspired a new generation of YA writers, and has become a modern classic. On the heels of the book’s 50th anniversary, we took a look at Continued.

10 Most Bizarre Nigerian Myths. by Adriana John. Lets face it, when it comes to Nigeria, what most people think of is the corruption, kidnappings, poverty and Nollywood, apart from Nollywood, none of the above are good news. What a lot of people don’t know about though, are the superstitions, myths and legends that have to do with the country Author: Adriana John.

Here in South Africa we have: 1. Ghanaians most of them are Mathematics and Physical Science teachers, there very few Ghanaians floating and messing around the country.

Somalis most of them are running fabric shops and small spaza shops. Some o. Well perhaps, I should just say my targeted age demographic is 16 and up.

I don't really feel right about having a maximum age limit, since in America there are fantasy fans who are well into their 40's and 50's. Now while I can't speak for the folks in Nigeria, I wouldn't say the past time of reading in America is "dead". Chua’s book was a best-seller, so it’s little surprise she’s back with an even more incendiary thesis, one so well timed to deep economic anxiety, to .The Outsiders suffers from the Seinfeld problem; everybody else has built on the foundation that it laid, and now it seems tame by comparison.

Modern YA has no problem dealing with difficult topics like death and police violence, but for its time The Outsiders was rather unique.Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Reading is an important common denominator amongst many of the biggest names in business.

It's a fast way to acquire Author: Mara Leighton.