Verbs

Description: 

The image is set in what appears to be a schoolroom. The master holds a stick above his head, preparing to give "strokes" to the young boy he grips by the elbow. The boy, dressed in a long coat and pants, looks up at the master. To their right, another boy sits in a chair, looking out in the direction of the viewer. The master is labeled "Active," the boy he intends to hit, "Passive," and the seated student, "Neuter"; the image's title, "Verbs," appears in capital letters above the scene.3The image is set in what appears to be a schoolroom. The master holds a stick above his head, preparing to give "strokes" to the young boy he grips by the elbow. The boy, dressed in a long coat and pants, looks up at the master. To their right, another boy sits in a chair, looking out in the direction of the viewer. The master is labeled "Active," the boy he intends to hit, "Passive," and the seated student, "Neuter"; the image's title, "Verbs," appears in capital letters above the scene.