Lives on the Boundary: A Moving Account of the Struggles and Achievements of America's Educationally Unprepared - pp. 51-67 Summary & Analysis

Mike Rose (educator)
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pp. 51-67 Summary and Analysis

Rose struggled with the Philosophy courses which are required at Catholic universities. As a result of the special help he was receiving, he was learning to deal with the difficult topics instead of escaping into daydreams. Mike found subjects and books which interested him. Instead of spending all his time in his trailer, he spent much time around the office of Dr. Frank Carothers, the chair of the English Department. Mike became a member of the English Society, which Dr. Carothers sponsored.

A special seminar with Dr. Erlandson was arranged for Mike and John in place of a survey course. Dr. Erlandson helped both of them with their writing and grammar. Both benefited from the one on one time with him. Because of the special attention of these men, along with Father Albertson, Rose received a good liberal education...

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