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Dead Poets Society | Study Guide

Nancy H. Kleinbaum

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Overview

Author

Nancy H. Kleinbaum

Year Published

1989

Type

Novel

Genre

Drama

Perspective and Narrator

Dead Poets Society is told in third-person omniscient narration.

Tense

The novel Dead Poets Society is written in the past tense.

About the Title

Dead Poets Society refers to an underground club of students at the Welton Academy preparatory school. The new English teacher, John Keating, founded the club years ago when he was an honors student there. A group of present-day students admires the idea and revives it to have meetings again and read great poems from the past.

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