director: mr. madison, the industrial revolution forever changed the face of the modern novel. discuss, citing specific examples.
[billy clears his throat several times]
Reading: What you just said
billy madison: uh… okay. the industrial revolution for me is like a story that I know called “the puppy that lost his way”. the world was changing, and the pup was getting… bigger.
billy madison: so, you see, the pup was like the industry. in that, both were lost in the forest. and no one, especially the little boy – “society” – knew where to find them. except that the puppy was a dog. but the industry, my friends, that was a revolution.
billy madison: knibb high football rules!
[crowd erupts in cheers]
director: mr. Madison, what you just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I’ve ever heard. at no point in his rambling, incoherent response did he even come close to anything that could be considered rational thought. everyone in this room is now dumber for having heard it. I don’t give you points, and may God have mercy on your soul.
billy madison: ok, a simple “wrong” would have worked just fine.
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