scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,182
I used to have a pet named after my high school English teacher It got its name as soon as I saw it creeping on a wall next to my bed one night and it became my companion after it was captured in a jar because I was afraid that if I had tried to splat it with a slipper it could have fallen on my sheets Of course the creature was a cockroach and it soon became extremely popular in my high school class It was a vivid illustration of the general opinion about this woman who was a teacher only by appellation as she avidly avoided taking new lessons by making dictations every other day more often than not gave us wrong meanings of the words but when later confronted with a dictionary burst into tantrums and refused to acknowledge the erudition of the lexicographers and required us to purchase expensive seventy-page color-filled textbooks from an English publishing house which turned out to be intended for intermediate level adult learners and which were of as much usefulness to us as Almost Brownes blank books would have been In fact soon those repulsive black bugs became so fashionable among my classmates that it turned out there were not enough cockroaches to personify the Math Computer Science Physical Education Literature Geography and Physics teachers whose ways of educating were resented to the same degree I guess many people would think this was just a safe emotional outlet for teenagers who were not very fond of studying and too angst-ridden to go to speak to the principal However this was not quite the case because I went to an elite foreign-language high school ninety-eight per cent of whose graduates continue their education in prestigious universities and in order to do this they have to sit for a number of difficult exams and because we gave up complaining to the principal after several unsuccessful attempts to evoke
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA