What is the main theme of the book The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie?

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One could probably attribute many different and interesting themes to The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, including themes of sexuality, religion and authority. Probably the most striking theme, however, is the theme of education, which could also be linked to authority—specifically, the problems that can be caused by a teacher imparting their own unfiltered ideas on students.

In the novel, the teacher, Miss Brodie, tells her pupils that she is "putting old heads on your young shoulders," meaning that she is helping them to come...

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