The Long Exile
By: Lennon, De'von, Antwan, Nyla
- Tolstoy's theory of freedom in the school reminds one of that set forth by the American educator, A. Broson Alcott, and to a certain extent employed by him under very different conditions. It has in it the truth that children study best that which interests them, and that they may be led more successfully than driven into the paths of learning.
His arguments against examinations as tests of knowledge coincide with the experience of most teachers. They have their place, but altogether too much stress is laid on them in our schools and colleges, and as they are generally conducted they do more harm than good
- The main character is Ivan Dmitrich Aksionov The of theme "The Long Exile" is if you can forgive others, you can find peace within yourself.