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Dead Poets Society - Extract 1

Are these statements true or false?

1. Dead Poets Society takes place at Eton.
2. The year is 1972.
3. There is a new biology teacher at the school – Mr Keating.
4. Todd is always talking.
5. Knox presents a poem about death.
6. Mr Keating believes only complex matters are worth writing poetry about.
7. He does not like ordinary poems.
8. Mr Keating tells Todd he is worthless.
9. A yawp is a kind of poetry.
10. Todd calls Uncle Walt a madman.
11. Mr Keating makes him continue the story about this madman.
12. The rest of the class does not pay attention to Todd’s storytelling.

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