the exposition of the outsiders by S.E. Hinton is about a boy named phonyboy curtis and the difference between a Soc and a Greaser.
the rising action is phonyboy and his brothers went to the movies and when he was in the movies he meet cherry and her friend marcia.
the rising action is ponyboy accidently fell asleep and when he went home darry got made and he slaped phonyboy so he ranaway and he almost got drowned in a fountain by the socs but johny killed bob to save phonyboy.
the climax is when the socs and greasers have a rumble and the greasers win the rumble.
the falling action is when johny died in the hospital because he was injured by the fire in the church. then dally also died because he robbed a grocery store and had a gun and was pullining out and the police shot dally.
the resolutiuon is that phonyboy opened up the book that he and johny were reading before johny died. also he then started to write his essay so that he can get a better grade.