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When I first saw Dead Poets Society it was nothing I expected The film is quite serious and it is without question the best movie Ive ever seen It takes place in 1959 at Welton Academy a private collage prep school for boys where discipline is the most important goal and any demonstration of a free thought is strictly prohibited One voice stands out among narrow-minded administration-John Keatings eccentric and inspiring teacher He wants his students to suck the bone of life to the marrow to seize the day and to make their lives extraordinary Keatings teaches poetry but his students get a lot more than that- they learn passion courage and romance Group of his students dare to form Dead Poets Society a secret organization One of the boys Neil who wants to be an actor but whose overbearing father forbids him to commits a suicide and dies His roommate Todd is trying to live up to expectations after his brother becomes the schools valedictorian At the end Mr Keatings is fired after being accused of having a negative impact on his students Self-esteem becomes one of the centers of the movie Neils low self-esteem reveals itself only in the relationship with Neils father but leads Neil to his tragic end On the other hand Todd with the help of Professor Keatings was able to build up his self-esteem John Keatings wasnt a regular professor his teaching methods were very different from those of others in Welton Academy The relationship between Todd and professor Keatings is quite interesting because we can see the transformation that Todd went through from being afraid to answer teachers question to being the first one to show his appreciation for Mr Keatings when doing so could lead to expelling from the schoolIt is very interesting to see how John Keatings establishes the relationship with his students He is quite open with his students about
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