School Days = Chemin-d'ecole - Survival, pages 55-75 Summary & Analysis

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Survival, pages 55-75 Summary

At school, the children are taught that stealing is wrong. To demonstrate this, the teacher tells them a story about a boy who steals apples. When the little boy relates this tale to his father, his father simply questions where he would find an apple tree on Martinique, since all apples have to be imported. The boy is unfazed and begins adding apple trees to his drawings of their house.

At school they are taught to write with ink and are given exercise books to practice in. The Teacher endlessly tries to teach them to pronounce French correctly. The children find it strange to their tongue, having trouble with the letter "r" and often getting vowel sounds wrong. The Teacher rages every time a child makes a mistake. The children pick up on this and begin to bully those...

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