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Dead Poets Society Summary: Dead Poets Society is a book, that is about a group of friends, that starts an old “club” up, “The Dead Poets Society”. They got to know about it, from their new English teacher, Mr. Keating, who also went to Welton Academy (the Boarding school, the boys are on). The boys names are, Neil Perry (The “Leader”), Charlie Dalton, Knox Overstreet, Todd Anderson, Stephen Meeks and Richard Cameron. The boys hold special meetings outside the school night, reading poems to each other. Todd Anderson doesn’t want to read poems, he doesn’t tell why, but you get the impression, that he is afraid of reading out loud. Knox one night, has to go to dinner at one of his dads friends house, The Danburrys. He is expecting it…show more content…
He leaves exactly as he is finished reading. Chris then make a visit at his school right before, they are going to see the play that Neil is in. Chris is frustrated at Knox, but they end up going to the play together. The play went great, and everyone is cheering for Neil. But after he comes down, his father is there and he’s very mad, Neil didn’t tell him all the things Mr. Keating told him to. So he takes Neil with him home. Neil gets told off by his father, his mom doesn’t say a word. Neil is getting removed from Welton and is being sent to military school. He doesn’t want that, and when his parents are asleep, he goes downstairs, takes his father revolver and shoots himself. His parents, friends and everyone at the school is in big sorrow, and Todd, who was his roommate, is so angry at his father. Charlie, who wasn’t that good friends with the school, he had for example demanded girls for the school, got expelled for hitting Cameron in the face, because he had told the school everything about “The Dead Poets society”. Afterwards, the school make everyone of the boys sign a statement, that will make Mr. Keating the bad person in all the things that had happened. The only one who refuses too, is Todd, he stands up to his father and refuses to sign it. Todd later on shows his respect to Mr. Keating by standing up on his table, when Mr. Keating leaves, all the other boys do that as well. Mr.
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