Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1926 Page: 14
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III. DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND PUBLIC SPEAKING
113. The purpose of this course and the two following
courses is to lead the student to a fuller and a freer self-expression.
Sentence and paragraph structure, punctuation, diction,
and spelling are carefully studied. Weekly and term themes are
required. Prescribed for freshmen. Text: Canby and others,
"English Composition in Theory and Practice." Scott and Zeitlin,
"College Reading in English Prose." Wooley, "The Mechanics
of Writing." Select Essays of Macauley.
123. A continuation of English 113, dealing with exposition
and argumentation. Close study of best specimen. Weekly
and term themes required. Prescribed for Freshmen. Texts:
Canby and others, 'English Composition in Theory and Practice."
Scott and Zeitlin, "College Readings in English Prose." Essays
of Robert Louis Stevenson.
133.-A continuation of English 123, including a study of
description and narration. Weekly and term themes required.
Prescribed for Freshmen. Text:Canby and others, English Composition
in Theory and Practice. Scott and Zeitlin, College Reading
and English Prose. Sherman, A Book of Short Stories.
215-F.-A general survey of English Literature from its beginning
to Wordsworth. Masterpieces of both prose and poetry
studied, those of Old English being read in translation. Original
essay of at least two thousand words required. Text: Century
Readings in English Literature.
225-W.-A continuation of English 215, covering the period
from Wordsworth to the present, including both prose and poetry.
An essay of at least two thousand words written from direct and
individual study of some one writer of this period. Text: Same
345-S.-Tennyson. A critical study of the works of Tennyson,
and the age in which he lived, with parallel reading from
Swinburne and Arnold. (This course was formerly numbered
342 and is not open to those who have had the former course.)
315-S.-A general survey of American literature from its
beginning to the present. The best productions in both prose and
poetry analyzed with care. An essay of two thousand words
written from direct and individual study of some one American
writer required. Text: Century Readings in American Literature.
ABILENJE CHRI~3STIANb COLLEGE
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