Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1922-1923 Page: 64
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ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
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. Serman, A Book of Short Stories.
215.-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.-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
235.-Argumentation and Debate. A course embracing the
study of the principles of argumentation and their application
in public discussion. Brief-drawing and thesis writing emphasized.
Specimens of argument studied, analyzed and criticized.
Some attention given to presentation and delivery. Text: Principles
of Argumentation, Baker and Huntington. (Previously
cataloged as English 232, 242, and 252.)
243.-Oral Composition. A study of the principal types of
oratory. How to choose the proper subject, gather the material
and frame the speech, given special attention. Theories emphasized
and made practical by much practice in class. Original
oration of two thousand words written and delivered. Text to
253.-Presentation and Delivery. Attention given to the
voice, stage appearance, gesture, and the fundamentals of oral
interpretation, in which ease, naturalness and force are sought.
A great deal of practice speaking. Text to be selected.
262.-Journalism. A course dealing with modern journalism,
with special attention to the management of periodicals.
Text: To be selected.
273.-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
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