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Examples Of Transcendentalism In Dead Poets Society

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Everybody grows at different paces. No two people on this earth will share the exact same opinions as one another. The pressures of society should not rush people through their pursuit of finding themselves. One’s own experiences in life will determine how and when they will grow. As Henry David Thoreau states, “It is not important that he should mature as soon as an apple tree or an oak” (Thoreau). The apple tree and the oak are both beautiful things. Two very different people can both achieve a beautiful life. Society shall not dictate who you shall become and how fast you shall achieve such goals. Society cannot rush one’s growth no matter how hard it will try to do such as that. In the film Dead Poets Society, this transcendentalist topic

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