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1

Posner initially questions Irwin's technique, but in the exam

There was a question on the Holocaust. I played it down.

2

Most famous thing he says. Supposed to be funny.

I'm a Jew.
I'm small.
I'm homosexual. And I live in Sheffield.
I'm fucked.

3

How does Hector describe Dakin in a sexual way?

Good-looking boy

4

Why doesn't Posner ride in Hectors motorbike? He doesn't...

Fit the bill

5

Scripps accuses Irwin of thinking that the Holocaust is...

Just another topic on which we may get a question

6

What does Irwin think of Dakin, and his intelligence?

I always have the impression he knows more than I do

7

What does Irwin think of Dakin compared to the other boys? He is....

The canniest

8

What role does Scripps have?

Scripps breaks the fourth wall and is the impromptu narrator

9

What does Timms do with his life?

A chain of dry cleaners and takes drugs at the weekend

10

How does the Headmaster describe Rudge?

"Oddity", "No hope"

11

This could show that Irwin's technique was successful for Dakin

Highly paid

12

Posner talking about having gay feelings

Yes, it's only a phase.
Who says I want it to pass?
But the pain. The pain.

13

This shows that Dakin is materialistic

I like money. It's fun

14

Posner is initially presented as the...

Dictionary person

15

Posner was Hectors only student that really took what Hector said to heart

The words of Hector never forgotten

16

What are Lockwood, Akthar and Crowther?

Pillars of a community that no longer has much use for pillars

17

How does Rudge get into Christ Church?

Family connections

18

This is an example of one of the songs Posner sings

Bewitched, bothered and bewildered

19

Rudge is proud of his career

Like them or not, Rudge Homes are at least affordable homes for first-time buyers

20

Dakin is described as this, in relation to Posner.

Posner's reward

21

This quote from Scripps supports Bennett's views on the randomness of nature

And here History rattled over the points...