Dead Poets Society - 1989 - Peter Weir
1. Read the following quote by Professor John Keating from the movie Dead Poets Society. What do you think it means? Why?
"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, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.”
2. Read the following quote by Professor John Keating from the movie Dead Poets Society. What do you think it means? Explain.
"I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things a different way. The world looks very different up here . . . Just when you think you think you know something you have to look at it in another way . . . When you read, don’t just consider what the author thinks, you must consider what you think."