A Latin professor at Welton, and a colleague of John Keating, McAllister is shown to be highly skeptical of Keating’s unconventional teaching methods, despite finding them enjoyable and entertaining. While McAllister seems to be one of Keating’s few friends among the Welton teachers, he distances himself from Keating after the death of Neil Perry.
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...that they’ll be assigned work every week. After chemistry the students head to Latin, where Mr. George McAllister immediately launches into a long list of nouns. The next class is trigonometry, in which... (full context)
...student rips out the pages. The students begin laughing and clapping—to the point where, suddenly, Mr. McAllister bursts in, furious with the noise. He’s visibly surprised to see that Mr. Keating is... (full context)
...As the exercise goes on, everyone begins walking in synchronized rhythms. Meanwhile, Headmaster Nolan and Mr. McAllister watch from their windows, amazed. The point of the exercise, Keating says, is that it’s... (full context)