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    The boys want Mr. Braithwaite to box Denham and answer the boy's challenge. Described as a "husky blasé" student, Denham is insolent and defiant. He is "watchfully hostile" to his teacher, and...

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    When the students see Mr. Braithwaite in their classroom, they begin to scrutinize him silently. They tensely wait for him to respond to a student who slams a desk when closing it, and no students...

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    After having endured the noise of the lunchroom the previous day, Braithwaite decides to eat his lunch in the staff-room. When he sits down, he feels exhausted from the tension of his classroom. As...

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    Despite Alfred Gardner's having challenged E. R. Braithwaite's version of events in his autobiography, An East End Story, To Sir With Love is still an inspiring work. Even if somewhat...

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    When E. R. Braithwaite assumes a teaching position at a high school in London's East End, he experiences a culture shock.Here are some anecdotes from the autobiographical work: Chapter 6 After...

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    Ricky Braithwaite is an educated and intelligent engineer from British Guiana who served in the RAF in Britain during World War II. He can't find a job after the war because of racial prejudice in...

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    When Ricky Braithwaite first arrives at the Greenslade School, he is disgusted by the weeds and garbage in the East End neighborhood where the school is located. When he first tours the school, at...

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    The main character in the novel To Sir, with Love is Ricardo "Rick" Braithwaite, a black man from British Guiana. He formerly served in the Royal Air Force (RAF), but when he was released from the...

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    Most of the women on the bus on London's East End are "noisy, earthy charwomen," women who clean houses or business offices for a living. As Mr. Richard Braithwaite rides a double-decker bus on his...

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    Since To Sir with Love is a recounting of E.R. Braithwaite's experiences as a teacher in London's East End with students who are tough and non-compliant, there any number of incidents of high...

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    To Sir, with Love by E. R. Braithwaite is an autobiographical novel published in 1959 but set just after World War II, dealing with the author's experience as a teacher in the East End of London,...

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    In Chapter Seven, Mr. Braithwaite continues learning about the faculty, his students, and people in the neighborhood. After suffering through a noisy lunch in the cafeteria the previous day,...

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    It is clear that Braithwaite embraces the transformative power of education in To Sir, With Love. The most resounding affirmation of the power of education to change lives is in how Braithwaite...

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    A large reason why Braithwaite is successful in his teaching is because he combines aspects of teacher- centered and student- centered methodologies. One example of this hybrid method can be seen...

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    E.R. Braithwaite's To Sir With Love details issues of race, class, and education; it is essentially an account of how a black man navigates his life within a social construct which often...

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    Deham represents the traditional British born and bred East Ender that was traditionally found in London's East End 50 to 100 years ago. The East End of London is renowned as being the home of the...

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    Racism is most definitely a dominant theme in E. R. Braithwaite's autobiographical novel To Sir, With Love since racism draws lines of distinction between the privileged and the underprivileged....

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    Ricardo Braithwaite- He is the main character in the story. He is also black and has endured unfortunate discrimination in his job-searching endeavor before landing in Greenslade Secondary School....

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    To Sir, With Love is an amazing book and a good read. A summary is truly not enough in that the beauty of the work is in the dialogue between teacher and student. That being said, I am happy to...

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    In Chapter Six, Braithwaite reports to Greenslade School on London's East Side, where the principal, a rather unconventional headmaster, Alex Florian, presides. On the walk to the school,...

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    To Sir, With Love shows how society needs teachers. To Sir, With Love shows the socially developmental importance of teachers in a couple of ways. One instance is in how Braithwaite teaches the...

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    Chapter 11 of To Sir, With Love is a pivotal one. In this chapter the insolent Denham wants to humiliate Mr. Braithwaite after Mr. Braithwaite tore up his magazine photo of a scantily clad young...

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    The title comes from the last scene in the book. Braithwaite has endured a long journey with his students. He has helped in transforming them from rude and discarded youth to mature "productive...

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    One of the most elemental components of the student/teacher relationship in the novel is respect. Braithwaite is able to resist the incessant "teacher baiting" because he displays respect toward...

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    1. After Ricardo Braithwaite finds himself a teacher at Greenslade Secondary School, he is shocked by the speech and behavior of the students from the East side of London. Their reading and math...

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    Many of the students are from large families and feel that they "should already be at work to help ease the financial strain on their parents," so they do not aspire to high-level jobs (Ch. 11)....

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    Mr. Braithwaite would have to be seen as the best teacher because he holds high expectations for his students and displays a fundamental care for them. They recognize that Mr. Braithwaite is one...

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    One reason why Braithwaite is able to gain respect and love despite enduring harsh realities of racism and prejudice is because he embodies the lesson that he teaches to his students. Braithwaite...

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    When E.R. Braithwaite, who grew up in Colonial England, British Guinea, and has served in the English air-crew service for six years where he had "forgotten or ignored" his color, comes to London,...

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    One way in which Braithwaite encounters racial prejudice is through his experiences in London. As a man of color at the time, racial prejudice was found both within the school and outside of it....

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    Mr. Braithwaite's role in the story is significant. Being the main character, it is through his eyes that we understand the world of teaching, of navigating the challenges of racial identity in...

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    Weston's remark about Braithwaite in Chapter 2 is about his race. It is meant as something in jest, but it reflects more. Initially, Braithwaite is an outsider to the school community because he...

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    The original question had to be edited. I think that Braithwaite does not advocate anything outside of independence in thought and action out of self- confidence in order to challenge preconceived...

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    Certainly, the England of To Sir, with Love, published in 1959, depicts a London much, much different from this city that is now a mixture of so many races. But, in 1959 the races that lived in the...

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    One of the most powerful elements about the vision of teaching offered in Braithwaite's work relates to the idea that the teacher can be a positive force in the life of a child because of the mere...

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    Mrs. Dale- Evans is the home sciences teacher at the school. She is initially introduced when she comes into the staff lounge and begins cleaning it. Mrs. Dale- Evans is a very welcoming source...

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    Weston's characterization in the novel is offered as the veteran teacher who has become burned out due to the demands of his profession. Weston's introduction is one where he is shown to have...

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    I think that this particular chapter speaks to the dizzying highs and puzzling lows in terms of Braithwaite's understanding of limits. On one hand, he experiences the elation in breaking through...

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    I think that Braithwaite's actions are justified in the story. His path is the path of the new teacher. The struggles that are evident in his journey of characterization. Braithwaite's actions...

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    I think that Braithwaite is able to change the students in the way in which they view adult authority figures. For the students at Greenslade, adult authority figures had been viewed with...

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    At the end of Chapter Three of To Sir, With Love, Ricardo, "Rick," Braithwaite narrates that he is ecstatic that he has been offered the wonderful opportunity of working "on terms of dignified...

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    Mr. Florian has adopted a point of view that is progressive in assessing the needs of his students at the school. He has recognized that these students, what we now would call "at- risk students,"...

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    I would say that one of the most significant moments where Braithwaite's contributions to the students' lives is evident would be when they all attend Seale's mother's funeral. Braithwaite, as a...

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    One striking incident involves the replacement P.T. teacher, Mr. Bell. In Chapter 19 of To Sir, With Love, Mr. Florian speaks with Mr. Bell about his caustic remarks to the boys about their smelly...

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    I do think that the film depicts an "ideal representation" of life in the classroom. There is the idea of the teacher being a renegade of change, battling through all obstacles to make a...

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    Main characters * Ricardo Braithwaite: This is the main character. Braithwaite is a black man, who is a teacher at Geenslade School. He has not really changed, maybe he doesn't get angry anymore at...

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    I think that one of the most significant elements behind what Braithwaite does to connect with his students is his elemental care. Braithwaite is shown as someone who addresses his students with...

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    The public's attitude towards the school can perhaps be best summarised in the words that the Chairman who has to make a decision on Patrick Fernman when he was brought before the courts. We need...

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    The central purpose of this tale is one which clearly focuses on the power of education to change the lives of even the most unpromising of individuals and children. The narrator's story of...

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    Since E. R. Braithwaite's To Sir With Love is autobiographical in nature, the central focus of the book is upon Braithwaite's experiences recorded as interior monologue and dialogue with the people...

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