.Taplow expresses that he dislikes the play ‘Agamemnon’. He is more interested in science. He admits that though the play is not that bad but the way it is taught is terrible- “Just a lot of Greek words strung together and fifty lines if you get them wrong”.
2. Taplow asserts that Crocker-Harris is "all shrivelled up inside like a nut and he seems to hate people to like him”