What are the different attitudes that the various teachers and students have towards education in Alan Bennett’s play the History Boys?

My practice essay that was set for homework.

I got an A* for it so I hope it helps you ^u^

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Margarita Myskovets




What are the different attitudes that the various teachers
and students have towards education in Alan Bennett's play
the History Boys? (Up to page 40)

It is clear to say that the attitudes towards education alter greatly between the various
teachers and students in Alan Bennett's play the…

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Margarita Myskovets




Another curious character to study is Irwin and his view on education. Similarly to
Hector Irwin pushes the boys to "flee the crowd" and say more than just the status quo
answer. Although unlike Hector, Irwin teaches this with a different aim in mind, getting
the boys into…

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getting through the exams, like Rudge. Scripps tends to question everything he is told
and does not accept things just as they are told to him, this side of his character is very
appealing to both Hector and Irwin. Even though he is very religious he questions
religion…

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