"Lord of the Flies" tells the story of a group of British schoolboys who survive a plane crash only to find themselves the sole inhabitants of an island. They are forced to hunt for food, create shelter and develop their own civilization to survive. the protagonist "Ralph", and the antagonist "Jack" were the main reason this group of kids were pushed toward savagery. Jack went against Ralph in creating his own tribe that caused the once formed group of friends, to split up and take sides, which then leads to the boys loss of innocence.
The Outsiders is about two weeks in the life of a 14-year-old boy. The novel tells the story of Pony-boy Curtis and his struggles with right and wrong in a society in which he believes that he is an outsider. Throughout this novel it is seen for Pony-boy to be the protagonist, and Darry to be seen as the antagonist, when in reality Darry loved Pony-boy and didn't want him to get hurt or end up like the other greasers. The real feud was between the actual groups itself, the Greasers and the Socs.
In the Outsiders, Pony-boy and Johnny both start off harmless. After Johnny Dallas later die, the innocence that Pony once had was diminished almost completely, as we saw towards the end of the novel, due to these tragedies that take place because of the group and situation he was brought in to.
In the Lord of the Flies, the group of boys start off orderly and innocent. Once civilization is lost, all the boys are forced into a new band of maturity and loss that propels their innocence.
In the beginning of The Outsiders, Pony-boy shows his feelings of how he is isolated from his gang because he has a greater love for literature and school.
In The Lord of the Flies, the group of boys have been isolated on an island with no authority. This eventually gets to a few of the boys, and signs of loss of order and sanity start to appear.