What would you recommend as some of the best quotes for the theme of education in Hard Times?

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The best place to start in your critique of the presentation of education in this classic novel would be the way in which Mr. Gradgrind presents his personal philosophy of education in the first initial chapter of this book. Consider the words and the way that he presents his ideas, and how he is used to present a particularly utilitarian view of education:

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