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  • Significant Experience Of Meeting Mr Keating
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    Dead Poet's Society: Significant Experiences; The Twists of Life. Significant experiences are moments in life that create change not only in one's present period of life, but also dramatically alter one's view of the surrounding and forthcoming events. The impacts of such experiences are the opening of new doors in life, the realization of possibilities one would have never imagined sitting right under one's nose and the perception of details one never thought important before. They mostly tempe...
  • Neil's Father
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    The statement that conformity and tradition are in opposition to individualism and defiance of authority is very true in The Dead Poet Society, and even more so in today's society in general. One can walk into any high school and see this is true. In a typical high school, people seem to have very much in common, especially in dress, hair style, etc... which is in opposition to individualism in and of itself. People are so caught up in conforming to how society says they should live their lives,...
  • Neil To Mr Perry
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    Dead Poets Society Scene where Knox Overstreet is on the telephone to Kris. Knox Overstreet played a fair part in the film Dead Poets Society. One particular scene that Knox was in was the phone conversation with the girl he loves, Kris. The scene starts with Knox at the telephone. The camera closes in on his face and his fingers dialing the telephone. The camera stays on his face as the phone rings and awaits a pick up. When Kris picks up the phone, Konx's facial expression changes from one of ...
  • Neil's Father
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    "Carpe diem boys, seize the day!" Robin Williams' character exclaims in the film "Dead Poets Society". Williams portrays passionate English professor John Keating, whose lessons go far beyond the classroom. Keating teaches his students to follow their own hearts and minds instead of the conformist ideals taught at their strict boarding school. Several of Keating's students take his lessons to heart and resurrect the Dead Poets Society, a secret club that meets late at night to read and discuss p...
  • Dead Poet Society And Mr Keaton
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    Carpe diem Carpe Diem; seize the day capture it by the ears. Dead poets society the movie focuses on this phrase. Suck the marrow out of life according to Mr. Keaton this phrase meant to not ever let a day pass with out you. Problems such as death of a student Neil Perry, the expulsion and Keaton fired were all the bad things that happened because of carpe diem. There were some good things such as Todd learning to speak publicly, and Knox tried harder to get the girl of his dreams Chris who as i...
  • Neil And Todd
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    #DEAD POETS SOCIETY The Cast: Robin Williams-John Keating Ethan Hawke-Todd Anderson Robert Sean Leonard-Neil Perry Josh Charles-Knox Overstreet Gale Hanson- Charlie Dalton Dylan Kussman-Richard Cameron All elon Ruggiero-Steven Meeks James Waters on-Gerard Pitts I. Setting 1 -The film takes place in New England in 1959. -I thought the setting was perfect for this movie because back then people really did love poetry. These days I couldnt see a group of guys sitting and reading poetry. It was at t...
  • Neil's Tragic Flaw
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    Dead Poets as Tragic Drama The character Neil in Dead Poets Society is a good example of a tragic hero. He is a character that is controlled by his passionate nature and by an insatiable desire to act in the theatre, against the wishes of his authoritative father. Neil is portrayed as a person of high stature and the events involving him in particular invoke pathos in the viewers. Feelings of pity and compassion towards Neil increase as he pursues acting and conflict arises between him and his f...

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