I went to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately. I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life.
March 8, Format: Before my review of the movie, however, I must caution potential buyers of this DVD version. On the movie itself. I remember seeing this movie at a very opportune time in my life. It was summer of and I was months away from entering an all-boys high school. Nothing like this in which you have dorm rooms and such but still all-boy, Catholic with a dress code of casual suit attire.
I remember not believing the absurd conformity rules the school in this movie Welton expected its students to adhere to. Of course I was rudely awakened my first half year of school.
Thankfully this movie allowed me to keep my sanity in such an environment. The acting in this movie is so free and natural you forget you are watching a movie and think more of just watching normal kids going through their high-school years. Schools need more teachers like Mr.
Keating no matter how infuriating they may be to the "main stream" faculty. Watch this movie to set your heart and mind free of society's norms and let yourself imagine the eternal question, "What if?Dead Poets Society - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.
Dead Poets Society is a American drama film directed by Peter Weir, written by Tom Schulman, and starring Robin Williams.
Set in at the fictional elite conservative Vermont boarding school Welton Academy, it tells the story of an English teacher who inspires his students through his teaching of poetry/5.
Jun 09, · "Dead Poets Society" is a collection of pious platitudes masquerading as a courageous stand in favor of something: doing your own thing, I think.
It's about an inspirational, unconventional English teacher and his students at "the best prep school in America" and how he challenges them to question 2/5. Dead Poets Society Questions and Answers.
The Question and Answer section for Dead Poets Society is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. Dead Poet’s Society is not about a bunch of dead poets or the words they left behind.
Rather it stands out to me as a call to question the direction of and how we are living our lives.
John Keating: We don't read and write poetry because it's cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race.
And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law.