Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925 Page: 53
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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
"College Readings 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 Wadsworth 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
273-F.-Journalism. This course deals with the gathering
and writing of news, editing news journals and magazines. As
collateral reading the best periodicals, daily, weekly, and monthly
will be used. Practice in gathering and writing news. Prerequisite
English 113, 123, 133. Text: Hyde, Newspaper Reporting
283-W.-Journalism. A course in special feature writing.
Study of good examples of feature articles in both newspapers
and magazines. Prerequisite, English 273. Texts: Special Feature
Articles, Bleyer; Writing of Today, Cunliffe and Lomer.
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
is required. Text: Century Readings in American Literature.
322-F.-Class-room study of Milton's shorter poems, L'A1legro,
II Penseroso, Comos, Lycidas, and the longer poems, Paradise
Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes. An essay
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