Oleanna - Act Three: Part Two (Summary and Analysis) Summary & Analysis

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In a turn of events, Carol now takes her moment of power to present John with her true agenda. She says she'll consider retracting the charges if John will support the removal of a list of books from the school library, effectively banning student access to the texts. John's book is among the listed texts. John is absolutely flabbergasted by the idea: it goes against everything he believes in, particularly free through and academic freedom. Despite his sputtering, Carol reminds him that her group is entitled to an agenda as well. For a moment, John had considered breaking his personal ideals to keep his job, but in the end, the idea of legacy is far too important for him to bend his morality. Putting all pretense of professionalism aside, John shouts at Carol to "Get out of here ... Get the fuck out of my office" (Page 45). Giving him one final...

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