The first thing we are going to do is determine the etymological origin of the term club. In doing so we will discover that it is a word that comes from English, more precisely from the word “club” which, in turn, emanates from the Germanic “klubba”, which is synonymous with “pile of firewood”.
A club is a society created by a group of people who share certain interests and who jointly develop cultural, recreational or sports activities. Members of a club associate freely with the intention of enriching their social life.
For example: “If it’s sunny tomorrow, we’re going to spend the day at the club”, “Juan is at the club: he went to play soccer with his friends”, “Today there was an accident in the club’s pool and they had to rescue a child ”.
A wide variety of activities can take place in a club. There are sports clubs, cultural clubs and other. All these institutions have in common the absence of profit motive. This means that clubs are not created to obtain an economic profit, although they can look for income to finance their operation.
To join a club, it is necessary to pay a fee that allows you to enjoy the facilities and events of the institutions. In some cases, you must also pay a right of entry when recorded.
Soccer clubs are the best known worldwide as they move millions of dollars. This sport has become a huge industry and its players are true celebrities. FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Boca Juniors and River Plate are examples of football clubs.
In the same way, there are also the so-called night clubs. These are usually entertainment venues that, as their name indicates, open their doors at night and in them, attendees can not only have a few drinks but also attend the different shows that take place on stage.
All this without forgetting that in some countries the term club is also used to refer to prostitution venues where customers can witness strip shows, drink alcohol and have sex.
The nautical club is known as the sports club that is dedicated to the practice of nautical activities. Within this group there are various types of entities, such as sailing clubs or yacht clubs.
In addition to all the above, we would have to establish that one of the films that has become a classic is the one entitled precisely “The club of dead poets.” In 1989 it was when Peter Weir, known for other films such as “Marriage of Convenience” or “The Mosquito Coast”, premiered this production.
The story we are told is that of a teacher, played by Robin Williams, who starts working in a prestigious and outdated school. There he will establish a very close relationship with his students through Literature classes and teach them values such as striving to find happiness and to see dreams come true.