Scripps: You can't explain away the poetry, sir. Hector: The best moments in reading are when you come across something - a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things - that you'd thought special, particular to you. Dakin: It's done wonders for the sex life. Pin. Rudge: How do I define history? He must get so pissed off, everyone adoring him all the time. Are jokes going to be a feature, sir? It will pass. I don't do notes. Scripps: [after Dakin talks to Irwin] You flirt. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of the play The History Boys by Alan Bennett. Copyright © Fandango. I write like Dakin. Mr. Hector doesn't car for it.

The dead. So, why does no one admit this?”, “If it can be explained that it can be explained away.”, We don't like to admit the war was even partly our, “Pass the parcel. Take it, feel it and pass it on.

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“Pass the parcel. “- Timms: I don't always understand poetry! And here it is, set down by someone else, a person you've never met, maybe even someone long dead. I recently rewatched The History Boys, a movie based on the Alan Bennett play, which I saw during its Broadway run a few years ago.Watching the movie adaptation, which stays close to the original script and employs the stage cast, I was once again struck by Bennett’s nuanced representation of good teaching, and the way it is so often thwarted by the “system.” The first World War- what points do we make? • Dakin: Mr. Hector is likely, at some point, to try to put his hand on your knee. Keats.

[pause] I'm f***ed. He thinks he is in love with Dakin, however, no-one believes this and thinks it is just a phase. Bring a little bit of sunshine into his life. Crowther: It's not an interview on footwear. PLAY. This is because Mr. Hector is a homosexual and a sad f***. He must get so pissed off, everyone adoring him all the time. Yes, only you don't catch God poncing around in his underpants. What is history? And if it can be explained then it can be explained away. Posner: I'm not happy but I'm not unhappy about it. And if it can be explained then it can be explained away.

Akhtar: [as Wilkes is about to put his hands on his shoulders] I'm Muslim, sir. Dakin writes like him. But to put something in context is a step towards saying it can be understood and that it can be explained. Oh. I shall want a full report. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of The History Boys so you can excel on your essay or test. History. and asks them in an altogether witty, brainy way. Dakin: Does the Archbishop of Canterbury know you talk like this? Scripps (speaker), Posner, Dakin. It's one of several things he doesn't have. Words, said in a way that's somehow... Welsh. Posner: [on the Holocaust] But to put something in context is a step towards saying it can be understood and that it can be explained. That's why. Are they on stream? Is that a coded reference to the mythical dangers of self-abuse? Dakin writes like him. Dakin: I don't understand it.

Who's on pillion duty? So, why does no one admit this? It's just one bloody thing after another. Crowther Quotes: Dakin: Don't think we're shocked by your mentioning the word "foreskin," sir. Other things too, of course, but it's the pizza that stands out.

That's the game I want you to learn. Felix" The Headmaster: On enquiry I find his pupils know all the words of "When I'm Cleaning Windows". Yeah, there's an arms race, but it's Britain who's leading it. We don't see it, and because we don't see it this means that there is no period so remote as the recent past. That's sometimes all you can do.