Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925 Page: 86
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ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
"Literature and Life," Book I. Scott's "Lady of the Lake," Whittier's
"Snowbound," Irving's "Sketch Book," Stevenson's "Treasure
Island," Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream," Riis's
"Making of an American." Two long selections memorized each
term. Six books must be read! from the eighth grade list of
books as parallel reading.
2. Smith's "Our Language Grammar." "Composition and
Rhetoric," Herrick and Damon, Parts II-IV. Twenty short
themes and three longer ones. Class room study: Payne's "Southern
Literary Readings," Lowell's "Vision of Sir Launfal,"
Coleridge's "Ancient Mariner," Eliot's "Silas Marner," Scott's
"Ivanhoe," Hale's "The Man Without a Country," Poe's "Fall of
the House of Usher," Shakespeare's "As You Like It," Hubbard's
"Message to Garcia," Irving's "Life of Goldsmith." Two long
selections memorized each term. Six books from the ninth grade
list of books must be read as parallel reading.
3. Miller and Palmer's "High School English," Chapters
I-XI. Herrick and Damon's "Composition and Rhetoric," Part
V. "Introductory History of American Literature," Payne.
Classroom study: American poems, English poems, Emerson's
"Friendship, Character, and Self-reliance," Macauley's "Life of
Johnson," Eliot's "Mill on the Floss," Hawthorne's "The House
of Seven Gables," Shakespeare's "Macbeth," Shakespeare's
"Romeo and Juliet," Stocton's "The Lady or the Tiger," Harte's
"Tennessee's Partner, Luck of Roaring Camp." Four books must
be read as parallel reading. Two long poems memorized each
term. Sixteen short themes and four long ones.
4. Miller and Palmer's "High School English" completed.
Herrick and Damon's "Composition and Rhetoric" to be used
as reference book. "English Literature," Long. Rich's "A Study
of the Types of Literature," Shakespeare's "Tempest," Yeats'
"The Land of Heart's Desire, The Hour Glass," Lamb's "Dissertation
on Roast Pig, Dream Children," Wilson's "When a Man
Comes to Himself." Twelve short themes and six long ones. Six
books must be read as parallel reading.
1. Ancient History. Text: Ashley's Early European Civilization;
Victory Historical Map and Outline Book.
Reference Reading: Fling, Source Book of Greek History;
Munroe, Source Book of Roman History; Morey, Ancient History;
Webster, Ancient History; Breasted, Ancient History.
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