Essays Tagged: "Substitute teacher"

"Charles's Freedom" descriptive essay about a person.

lunchroom. In fact, he just expected it.This victimization infuriated me. As long as I khave been a substitute teacher, I had never assigned detention hall. But in the next child that so much as whisp ...

(2 pages) 98 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Essay about Gryphon by charles baxter Intitied "Gryphon".

us to understand the story better. It also allows Tommy to portray his personal feelings toward his substitute teacher, Miss Ferenczi. The diction Baxter uses for Miss Ferenczi is rather interesting. ... ind of housewife. On the other hand, we see Miss Ferenczi as a misleading, untruthful, and mistaken substitute teacher when in all actuality she is only trying to get the children to form their own op ...

(5 pages) 134 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'Night School' by Raymond Carver

, when I can., I go to school' " (line 21-22) indicates that he is jobless and could be currently a substitute teacher. From the sentence 'Someone put a coin in the juke box that a song that my wife l ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Comparing and Contrasting Sammy and Tommy's Struggle Against Rules, Authority Figures. and Inflexible Soial Systems in "A&P" and "Gryphon" Respectively

"prevails upon his classmates to be loyal to authority figures by projecting the good imageof their substitute teacher.Sammy's struggle against rules is seen in the way he viewed the company's policyi ... did not displayed his struggle against ruleswith an open defiance as is the case of Sammy. When the substitute teacher ordered him together with his two friends to take up their seat, he nor any of hi ...

(4 pages) 45 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


at are not even close to qualified for a position of such responsibilities. One more thing is how a substitute teacher doesn't need any experience in the field they are subbing for and all one needs t ... d they are subbing for and all one needs to be a substitute is a high school diploma, meaning these substitutes probably have no more knowledge then the high school kids they are teaching. I realize t ...

(1 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

school of rock

Ned Sheender, portrayed by the writer Mike White, in order to successfully land himself a job as a substitute teacher at a prestigious, private elementary school for gifted children. During this hope ...

(1 pages) 1622 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Asian Australian

of my first day at this school and somehow, something made me want to beat him up. Mrs. Green, the substitute teacher rasped “Everyone, this is you new friend and classmate, Tsao- Tsao.” Th ...

(2 pages) 397 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Character Development of Miss Ferenczi in Gryphon by Charles Baxter

In the short story Gryphon, Charles Baxter creates a far-from-perfect character, the substitute teacher Miss Ferenczi, who lives in a fantasy world without boundaries and tiresome limit ... into the fourth grade class of Five Oaks community in a mysterious way. Unlike other boring normal substitute teachers the children are used to, she comes in with her purple purse and checkerboard lu ... simply states "It's more interesting that way" to explain her odd answer. She exposed her class to "substitute facts," things perceived out of ordinary and accepted by the minority or even just an ind ...

(5 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Journal on Gryphon by Charles Baxter Is Miss Ferenczi a good teacher? Why or why not?

The short story Gryphon by Charles Baxter has an unusual character, a new substitute teacher at the rural community of Five Oaks in Michigan. The students meet with the stran ... hich makes the students less distracted at the same boring way they have always been taught.The new substitute teacher appeared in the class surprising the students as much as her strange stories. The ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American