Dead Poets Society - Chapters 5 - 7 Summary & Analysis

N.H. Kleinbaum
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Knox is having dinner at the Danburry house that night. The Danburry’s are friends of his parents. He meets Chet Danburry’s girlfriend, Chris Noel, and can’t get her out of his mind. She’s the most beautiful girl he’d ever seen. The other boys tell him to forget her.

Keating tells the boys to rip out a page in their text books entitled, “Understanding Poetry.” The boys all laugh while he collects the pages and throws them into the trash. Mr. McAllister pops his head in wondering what all the laughter is about. Keating tells the boys that they are in a battle for their very souls. They will learn more in his class than what the school requires. They will learn that words and ideas have the power to change the world. There is law, banking and business...

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