Examples Of Realism And Romanticism In Dead Poets Society

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In this film The Welton is a traditional educational institution. The students, especially the main character Neil Perry is expected to perform at a high level. Neil’s father has high expectations for him and has went through a lot to get him into the institution. The overall intent of this film is to get the students in a traditional setting to break away from conformity. The intent is also for viewers of the film to believe in what they want and do whatever they put their minds to. Also to get them to dig deep into the realism and romanticism of poetry. To find creativity within themselves and find some passion and creativity they haven’t seen before. They find solitude in poetry and within the “Dead Poet’s Society”. An old group their teacher…show more content…
Neil got an acting part in the schools play and forged a letter with his dads name for consent. Neil’s professor encourages him to take the roll in the play, but didn’t realize Neil had forged the letter meaning his dad didn’t know about him acting. Neil uses the Dead Poets Society to find himself and help him believe that he can do great things once he puts his mind to it. The Dead Poets Society uses realism and romanticism to trigger courageous thoughts and ideas into the young boys…show more content…
The students start out as any regular students almost like robots coming to school doing the bare minimum to get by, but at the intuitions the students learn the progressive and traditional characteristics of the institution and carry that with them for life. Then soon after the films are started the teachers and professors give the clueless and curious students a voice. These voices being the main conflict of these movies and or documentaries. For example, when you are in college to get college credits they come from test like the calculus placement test. But, in a dead pool society the actual society from when their teacher was a student at The Welton. The cultural models and dead pool society are that all the boys are very intelligent and have their own ambition and they should use that to perform at that highest level and keep their institution

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