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SE Hinton goes by that name because her publishers did not want the people who were going to buy it that she was a girl. They thought that the people thought that she wouldn't know how to describe fights, being a girl, so they just put SE Hinton on the book.

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What does SE stand for in SE Hinton's name?

S.E Hinton stands for Susan Ellan Hinton.

What does th E in SE Hinton stand for?

Eloise. SE Hinton's full name was Susan Eloise Hinton.

What was se hinton's name in The Outsiders?

S.E Hinton was the author, not a character.

Is Nigel Hinton related to SE Hinton?

No. S.E Hinton and Nigel Hinton are not related in fact S.E Hinton actually changed her name to S.E Hinton.

Is S E Hinton related to Nigel Hinton?

No, SE Hinton is not related to Nigel Hinton.

Is SE Hinton alive now?

Yes, she is still alive.F.Y.I. her name is SE Hinton because she tough that boys would not be interested in reading her book if it was written by a woman

Where did se hinton from?


The Outsiders by SE Hinton?

The book The Outsiders is by S.E. Hinton.

Why s e hinton publish under this name?

Susan Eloise Hinton published under SE Hinton because she didn't have the right to be an author during her time.

Was SE Hinton a Greaser?

First of all, S.E. Hinton is a female!

When did SE Hinton start The Outsiders?

SE Hinton started the Outsiders when she was 15 years old. Your welcome โ˜บ

How many siblings did SE Hinton have?

Author SE Hinton had one sibling, a younger sister named Beverly.

What kind of writer does se hinton say she is?

Hinton says she is a character writer.

When did S E Hinton die?

se hinton has not died yet she is still alive

Why does SE Hinton write about teenagers?

Hinton never had books about teenagers, when she was growing up.

What does SE Stand for in S.E. Hinton?

S. E. Hinton's initials s. e. stand for susan eloise hinton.

Is there anything interesting about SE Hinton?

SE. Hinton wrote The Outsiders book at the age of16. She got her information from a group at her school, and some research. This book mostly is about teenagers struggles. In school SE. Hinton was a tomboy and played football with the guys. She did not feel that she wanted to be in any group in school. The Greasers do not have the same names as the people in the book though. SE. Hinton is a girl and put the name SE Hinton so that men too would also read the book without knowing it was wrote by a girl. SE. Hinton wrote many other books besides The Outsiders. This is a great book and I personally think that many people should read it!

Are Sam Hinton and SE Hinton related?

No, Scientist/Folksinger/Artist Sam Hinton is no relation to Author S.E. Hinton - at least there is no modern relation. If you go back far enough there is probably a common lineage, but for all practical purposes they are not related.

What inspired se hinton to write?

when her father died

What is SE Hintons full name?

S.E. Hinton's real name is Susan Eloise Hinton, but she used her initials so boys wouldn't be put off about the author being a girl and not read the book.

Why did SE Hinton decide to sign her books SE Hinton?

many people would not read the Outsiders if they knew a woman wrote it. Most people would assume the author was a man if signed with S.E. Hinton.

Why does she call herself SE Hinton?

Hinton's publisher suggested she use her initials instead of her first name so that male reviewers would not ignore the novel for having been written by a female. (Taken from S.E. Hinton answer on WikiAnswers).

SE Hinton why dont she like her name?

S.E Hinton putted her name in initials because she didn't want other people to think girls couldn't write a book like The Outsiders with greasers and fights,

What is the message of the outsiders by se hinton?

i got top answer lol

What is the birth name of Darcy Hinton?

Darcy Hinton's birth name is Marilynn Darcy Hinton.