Friendship in A Separate Peace by John Knowles and the Movie Dead Poets Society

Friendship: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly One of the main elements in both the coming-of-age novel A Separate Peace by John Knowles, and the quirky movie Dead Poets Society, written by Tom Schulman and directed Peter Weir, is friendship. Friendship can involve many stages, and at times, can be very complex, but in … Read more

Friendship in A Separate Peace by John Knowles and the Movie Dead Poets Society

Friendship: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly One of the main elements in both the coming-of-age novel A Separate Peace by John Knowles, and the quirky movie Dead Poets Society, written by Tom Schulman and directed Peter Weir, is friendship. Friendship can involve many stages, and at times, can be very complex, but in … Read more

Exploring Transitions: Upbringing Rita and Dead Poets Society

Transitions allow individuals to embrace new perspectives of the world we occupy. Willy Russell’s comedic stage play “Educating Rita”, written in 1979 at a time when education was being made more accessible to the working class, seeks to illustrate how education enables individuals to transition adopt the perspectives of new social contexts. Peter Weir’s 1989 … Read more