English Comp. 101
September 9, 2012
Life as a Writer
Writing has always been a fun thing for me as long as I can write on a topic that keeps my interest. Things I like to about include the following: myself, basketball, football, baseball, and things like that. However, one of the worst topics I have ever been given was assigned by my ninth grade English I teacher, Mrs. Erin Friedlander.
In ninth grade, Mrs. Friedlander gave us a history topic to write a four page essay on. The topic was the Civil War. Now although i like to learn about the Civil War and the events that occurred during this time, the thought of writing about it was not ...view middle of the document...
During the part of the novel that the court was in session, the book was glued to my hands. I can recall myself reading for three hours straight in order to make it through the entire case at once. This reading assignment was followed up by a writing assignment, which happened to be my favorite, that pertained to this novel in a way, a paper about careers.
Our final paper due in my freshman year of high school was a research paper. We had to research a career field that we were interested in going into after we graduated. As I stated before, at this time i wanted to become a lawyer. I looked forward to doing research on not only what it would take to become a lawyer, but also what time of work ethic it would take to become a great lawyer. I wrote on a specific type of lawyer called a defense attorney. I learned and wrote that I would have to go to school from anywhere between eight to ten years. Another reason it was one of my favorite papers to write was because i received, and very much earned through my hard work, an A. The unique thing about doing this paper was...