The History Boys

by

Alan Bennett

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The History Boys Symbols

Motorcycle

Motorcycles are often associated with rebellious male figures in literature and in pop culture. They’re also often linked to male heterosexuality and machismo. Hector’s motorcycle, on the other hand, is primarily associated with his…

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The Locked Door

The locked door of Hector’s classroom sets it apart from the rest of the educational system. When Hector is teaching, he locks his door against Irwin, and even against the Headmaster. The…

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