Franklin ended up as an apprentice to his half-brother, James who was a printer. He was supposed to work for him until he was twenty one years of age. Franklin liked his job, had access to better books and while learning the trade of his brother; Franklin worked and improved his writing as time progressed. Going to grammar school, and reading every article or book he could find led Franklin to his occupation. Franklin cannot even distinguish a day that he didn’t know how to read.
Born on June 26, 1854 into a rural Nova Scotian farming community to a liberal family with a love of learning, young Robert Laird Borden was educated at the local school, Acacia Villa Academy. So promising were his intellectual abilities, that he became an assistant school master in classical studies at the Academy at the age of fourteen. By then, he had mastered Latin, French, and German, along with English (primeministers.ca). At nineteen, he was offered a teaching position to teach classics and mathematics in the small town of Matawan, New Jersey. Seeing no future in teaching, he returned to Nova Scotia two years later, in 1874, and began articling for a Halifax law firm, not having the means to study law in university.
Updike excelled in High School and was awarded a full ride to Harvard University. While at Harvard he majored in English and was the editor of the Harvard Lampoon, a humor magazine. During his time there, Harvard had two writers on staff. One was the novelist Albert Guerard and the other was a poet named
Benjamin Franklin theWriter Benjamin Franklin was born January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents names were Josiah Franklin, and Abiah Franklin. Benjamin would be one of seventeen children that his father Josiah would father. As a kid, Benjamin was going to be a clergy, however his father could only afford to send him to school for one year. Because of Benjamin’s love to read, his older brother James apprenticed him into being a printer at the age of 12.
Fisrt of all, Martin Luther King who was raised in a middle-class family, had born in January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia and gone to college and got his PhD; he was so smart because he skipped the first and last year at Booker T washignton Hight school and went directly to the college. After that, he became an activist in the civil right movement and a releigon pastor. He married a women in 1953 who was also an activist in the civil rights fight; this women is Coretta Scott King. Coretta King raised their two sons and two daughters. There are many qualities that conterbuited to Martin Luther King sucsess.
He confesses: “What I am about to say to you has taken me more than twenty years to admit: A primary reason for my success in the classroom was that I couldn’t forget that schooling was changing me and separating me from the life I enjoyed before becoming a student” (598). Richard Rodriguez also explains that how he tactfully avoid hi family’s inquiry about his new-found love for books. He would hide inside of a
That is why he felt that his children should be proficient readers. Ever since his kids were born he felt the need to pass his intelligence onto Scout and Jem. He believed that if he taught his kids to be as intelligent as he was, they could grow up to be successful people. Once, when Scout had started the first grade, her teacher, Ms. Caroline, told Scout that she was not allowed to read. However, Atticus encouraged reading and prompted his daughter to read every night with him.
While apprenticing for his brother James, Benjamin decided that he would improve his education. Benjamin would read everyday and would also take writings, that were previously written by other famous authors and would rewrite them and would see if he could make them better. His apprenticeship with his brother James led Benjamin to start one of his own, The Pennsylvania Gazette. After many years of publishing for the Pennsylvania Gazette and writing books of his own, Franklin later on retired his business and worked for a number of years after developing projects for education. His first project was poor Richard's Almanac, in which it was hugely successful for laying a foundation for early
His family really believed that a man needed a secure education to lean back on. So Martin Luther King Jr, attended a isolated school and was devoted to learning. He did really well and actually skipped the grades of both ninth and twelfth grade and later on he started college at Morehouse at the age of 15. He then graduated in 1948. Through all of his education he learned the significance of public speaking and reaching out to others.
At only age twelve he was sent off to Washington Collage Academy. At collage he studied English, Latin, geography, composition, and declamation. He was a very good student but had to be sent home at the age of fourteen. His father, David Vance, had passed away. So he had been sent home to help his family.