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The myth to be discussed in this paper is Irony Ironies present the reader with images and patterns which are all too familiar because they reflect on all or our realistic lives If we grew up as a child believing that the world where one in which all the laws were fair that elections never tampered with that all advertising must tell the truth that the world was jolly green world would everyone succeed and live happily ever after we soon realize that the world bears no resemblance to the childlike dream world encounters the world of Irony What we do with this realization and how we balance this between the way the world should be and the way it is governs how we will adjust to life Irony presents us with the possibility to distinguish between pretension and performance between the ideal and the real We become increasingly aware of the gap between what we know should be and what is The movie Dead Poets Society deals with a group of boys who have been told all their life what to do and even have a career chosen for them They have no say in anything they follow what they are told to do with no questions asked because they think that what is being done for them is right All changes when they meet a teacher named Mr Keating He shows them that they are able to think for themselves and no one should tell them how to live out their life The boys hesitate at first when Mr Keating starts to enrich the boys to live their life and seize the day carpe Diem but this gets the boys and Mr Keating in a predicament The first situation that happens is when Neil Perry confronts his father because he feels that he is trapped in his fathers plan He is pressuring him to live his fathers dream not his own He goes
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