THE BEST. Yes, she played favorites and was stern, hard, etc. But we learned a TON.
Not a good English teacher. She favored a needlessly complex style of writing over clarity.
Tough and played favorites, yes, but we learned SO much from her - much more than they taught in freshman university English.
I learned more my senior year than in college (an English major).
why is easy good? 10 yrs later i'm still learning from what she taught me!