Gertrude was always extremely gifted in English but had a difficult time with arithmetic. During grade school, she met a young girl that was her age, and they became good friends. The young girl’s name was Claire, and she was extremely gifted in arithmetic, but she struggled in
English. Being gifted in English, Gertrude did Claire’s homework for that class. Arithmetic being her weak class, Claire returned the favor and did Gertrude’s arithmetic homework. Gertrude later graduated from Wadleigh High school; then she went to Columbia University to finish her education. During her time at the university she took extension courses in playwriting. (Shandler).
When Gertrude was a young girl, she did not like going to school mainly for the reason of how the building looked. “When I first went to it a...
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