Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1919-1920 Page: 48 of 84
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46 ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
111 . Brpartmen t of Englist
113.-The purpose of this course and the two following courses is
to lead the student to a fuller and freer self-expression. Sentence
and paragraph structure, punctuation, diction, and spelling are carefully
studied. Weekly and term themes required. Private conferenceie
old eah week w.ith evory tuda. Prescribed for freshmen.
Text: Canby and others, English Composition In Theory and Practice.
Scott and Zeitlin, College Readings in English Prose. Wollsy,
The Mechanics of Writing. Select Essays of Maccauley.
123.-A continuation of English 113, including a study of description
and narration. Specimens of good description and narration noticed
with care. Weekly and term themes required. Private conferences,
.*'teely. Prescribed for freshmen. Texts: c--fnbr .... +tlhrc, EngReading,
I_1 English Popc. Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson. Pope,
The Rape of the Lock.
133.-A further continuation of English 113 and English 123, dealing
with the remaining forms of discourse, exposition and arguumenitation.
Close study of best specimens. Weekly and term themes required.
Private conference, eUiJ. Prescribed for freshmen. Texts: Canby
and Others, English Composition In Theory and Practice. Scott and
Zeitlin, College Readings In English Prose. Sherman APoQko Sh,, I
Stoies. Hawthorne, Tke HIef goevn abl. c' .__. _s__. _
215.-A general survey of English Literature from its beginning to
Dryden. Masterpieces of both prose and poetry studied, those of Old
English being read in translation. Original essay of at least 2,000
words required. Texts: Crawshaw, The Making of English Literature.
Century Readings In English Literature.
225.-A continuation of English 215, covering the period from Dryden
to the present, including both prose and poetry. An essay of at
least 2,000 words written from direct and individual study of some
one writer of this period. Prerequisite, English 215. Texts: Same as
232.-A detailed study of the first principles of argumentation,
analysis, and testing of evidence. Class study of specimens of argumentation.
Particularly recommended for those who anticipate speaking
in public. Text: --... . a i ueA -
242. con inuation of th stu y of argumentation. Brief-drawing
and thesis-writing particularly studied. Text Pte 32acticalAaumentation.
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252.-This is a continuation of courses 23rand 242, but is at the .
same time distinct from them. It deals with the art of presentation
ald debate; the essentials of gooq delivery aetau t practice
'15i.--A study of Americ Literatue from its beginning to the
present. America's best writers widely read and their best producLA^cA,
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