Dead Poets Society Essay | Essay

N.H. Kleinbaum
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Dead Poet's Society: A Comparison Between the Novel and the Film

Summary: Essay examining the issue in the novel of how conformity kills the individual Also looks at the coming of age theme and topics expressed in the movie.
The Dead Poet's Society is the story of a group of teenage boys attending a high society boarding school in the 1950's. One day a remarkable teacher named Mr. Keating comes into their lives. With the inspiration of Mr. Keating, the boys form a secret poetry society and learn a lot about life and themselves. In the end one boy feels so pressured to choose between the life his parents have planned for him and a life he wants for himself that he takes his own. This story refers to matters of conformity and individualism. I do believe the makers of this film went to the extreme by showing us that the solution to this boy's struggle with conformity was killing himself. But in the end, they got their message across quite clearly so there would be no mistaking their opinions on education and conformity, conformity kills individualism...

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