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Unformatted text preview: to be seen throughout the nation. The principal is absolutely crazy. She symbolizes the problems within schools that develop from the higher authorities. She runs the school very tightly but only cares about discipline and nothing else. Learning is the last thing on her list, if it is even there. She also makes the school look extremely bare with no life to them. By having the students be completely petrified of her, no relationship can come between her and a student. This is one of those instances when she knows how smart Matilda is but does not want to change anything about her school, her self or her policies. It is unfortunate the highest figure of a school does not want to help her students excel in the class room. Rather than doing this, Matilda can only fend for herself with the help of Ms. Honey. Matildas willingness to learn and Ms. Honeys eagerness to help should be an example seen in all schools today....
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- Fall '08