In a dark and musty schoolroom, a young boy is bending over a desk. Behind him the teacher raises a thick birch cane and strikes him sharply with a resounding crack. There is a scream, not from the child but a young lady who has just stumbled in upon the scene. Another teacher springs up from his desk and rushes over, "I'm sorry, Zoe. It is the school's cook who responds in sober tones, "This boy has raped another boy and is being punished.
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