I hate writing outlines with a burning passion. Whenever Mr. Spiro informs our class that we’re going to be writing another outline for an essay, my mood goes from happy to sad. To me, writing outlines is like brushing your teeth before you eat. Pointless because you waste the time to brush your teeth even though you know that you’re going to eat afterwards and have to re-brush them! Why not brush them after your meal and get it over with. The same goes with writing. Why not write the essay or paper and get it over with instead of taking the time to write an outline before?