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dead poet societ - Ian Grazier April 1 2008 Dead Poet...

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Ian Grazier April 1, 2008 Dead Poet society The movie Dead Poet Society 1989 is a very well made movie about seven young men at a boarding school who begin to “find” themselves with the help of the new English teacher John Keating. The film has a lot of implicit as well as explicit meaning about rebellion and not- conforming. The seven boys at the boarding school are normal boys who like to have fun and none of them really enjoy being there. The boys are at a very critical time in their lives were they are deciding (or not) what they want to do with their lives. When they meet the new english professor Keating they all admire him for his un-orthodox behavior which is very uncommon at this boarding school. One of the first acts of rebellion shown in the film is when Keating has them rip all the poetry pages out of the book that follow a formula. The act itself of ripping pages out of a text book is rebellious but it is also very significant that the poetry pages he had them rip out were all about following a poetry formula. This has an implicit meaning of “don’t follow the
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