How important it is to be able to see the beautiful in life, even if fate brought you to a remote Bamovsky village. The school librarian teaches children to dream, because this is what distinguishes a person from an animal. For the time being, children laugh at her quirks, but perhaps when they grow up, they will remember her lessons. Henryk contrasts dreams and romance with society's immersion in bestiality. It seems that nothing else can stop the moral decay.