They are both loyal to each of their gangs, and they fight for each other, and stick up for each other. The Socs ran and so did Johnny and Ponyboy. They are also labeled differently by government officials, police, and by their respective social classes.
Unlike the Socs, the Greasers are too emotional, they take everything serious. Johnny and Ponyboy spend the whole week smoking cigarettes, eating baloney and going around the grocery store to kill time until they heard back from the other boys that everything is ok and they can go back home with them.
The Outsiders is a book that changed the style of young adult writers because it went off from the genre that young adult writer were using during that time period The greasers are constantly battling with the socs which is short for socials Also, both these books have different problems between the main characters You are also able to see how his character grows up and matures during the various interactions throughout this book The Greasers were always known as vicious thugs in the neighborhood while they are just misunderstood kids in the wrong place and also with know one to tell them what to do.