BY: micheal white
April 10, 2011
When Russell Baker was grown up that he discovery that he had a talent as a writer. He thought to his self that it sounds good to become a writer. He decided to let people know that he wanted to be a writer. His third year of high school the English class became boring and the grammar was dull and he didn’t like his assignments English compositions. He was assigned to Mr. Fleagle his third year of English class. Mr. Fleagle was stuffy , dull, and hopelessly out of date. Mr. Fleagle love Macbeth and he wanted his class to love it. Mr. Fleagle gave out homework sheet to choose a topic to write about. He wanted to write about what I Did On MY Summer Vacation to me it seemed to be dull to me. Russell wrote about The Art of Eating Spaghetti. His aunt Doris and Russell never ate spaghetti before. He wanted to write about warmth and good feeling. He wanted to put it for his own pleasure but not for Mr. Fleagle. His essay on spaghetti was the best essays that he had wrote. In the eleventh grade it was his happiest moment of his entire school career. He became a writer after high school because of the best essays that he had wrote.
ON BECOMING A WRITER’’ BY RUSSELL BAKER, IN THE BRIEF MCGRAW- HILL GUIDE: PP 81-83