At the end of the play, Sam says, "It would mean nothing has been learnt in here this afternoon, and there was a hell of a lot of teaching going on . . ." Name the lessons from this play.
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This has to do with apartheid: Consider:
1. Hally loving his father despite the problems
2. Personal integrity being blind of colour.
3.Playing on race ruins relationships of Hally to Sam/Willy
4. Education does not equal Wisdom. (Hally to Sam)
I think the most important lesson taught from this place is the acknowledgment of racial superiority. Look at the references made by hally throughout the play of sam and willie as children. "children" has a weak, unreliable, and possibly annoying connotation that is attached, and although Sam and willie are older, this reference uses metaphorical adultism to compare them to children, which would be viewed as the oppressed during that time. I also believe that the most impactful part from that quote was left out. "It would mean nothing has been learnt in here this afternoon, and there was a hell of a lot of teaching going on... one way or the other."