Do Black Patent-leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?: A Fictionalized Memoir - Chapter 9, Among Others, Smooth Eddie Summary & Analysis

John R. Powers
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Chapter 9, Among Others, Smooth Eddie Summary

Teachers at Bremmer are comprised of brothers and male lay faculty. When brothers become elderly and less than effective teachers, they are relegated first to easier teaching assignments, such as part-time class loads or to teaching typing. When they become even less effective, they are relegated to an assistant to the vice-principal assignment, a position that entails answering phones in the office. Brother Sens was probably ineffective from his first day, primarily because he is crazy. Transferred from one school to another, he lands at Bremmer as a typing teacher. Much of the class time, however, is spent enlightening students on a variety of topics. His teaching strategies include attempting to distract the students while they type and then punching any student who indeed becomes distracted by his antics.

Lay teachers are always young and...

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