The Wonders Essay

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Hector He is a round character since psychological aspect is the most obvious thing wherever and wherever he is. Mr. Hector is a sixtysomething eccentric and poetry-loving teacher who inspires his students with the glory of English poetry and the joy of learning. He is lovable and appreciated by his students for his cultural enthusiasm and pure love towards literature. In the history class which only consists of eight brilliant students, he teaches General Studies. But somehow he doesn’t believe that there is such general knowledge. He believes that knowledge is specific and unique like what A. E. Housman said which he quotes, “All knowledge is precious, whether or not it serves the slightest human use." No one denies that he is a great and brilliant man. However, there is a shocking fact that he is a homosexual and couldn’t keep his hand from groping his teenage male students’ genital when he gives a ride to anyone of them. His students never complain about it, they just laugh behind him. They just laugh, nothing else. No one expects that this thoughtful man has a complicated life. He has unhappy and unhealthy marriage, but he wraps it up with the poetic sentence and thousand of quotations. He never shows his feeling openly until Felix warns him that as a teacher, he betrays the holy of education system by doing improper thing on his motorbike. His sadness and being rejected feelings are revealed when he explained Drummer Hodge to Posner. Once, he regrets his miserable life. Yes, Hector’s life is a paradox which will always be a great war inside her heart. Indeed, he is a round character since psychological aspect is the most obvious thing wherever and wherever he is. He stands between two different worlds and pathetically he becomes the bridge that connects the two worlds. Tom Irwin Irwin is a young “Oxford” history graduate that hired by

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