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Waterland - Study Guide Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

"Before The Headmaster"

Crick shifts again to his present in this short chapter, with the Headmaster determining that the school is cutting back on history, to better equip the students for the real world.

Chapter 4 Analysis

This chapter is a contrast to "About the Stars and the Sluice" and "About the Fens," which are both history lessons - the Headmaster has decreed an end of History, in his desire to equip students for his notion of the real world.

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