Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1920-1921 Page: 73
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Repertoire.-Analysis and rendition of one classic, prose or poetry.
Analysis and Presentation of one play.
One and one-half credit.
Voice Culture.-Strengthening of vocal organs. Increasing volume
and carrying tones. Brilliancy of tone.
Physical Culture.-Study of different agents of bodily expression.
Descriptive action. Study of bodily expression in others.
Enunciation.-Articulation and pronunciation.
The four volumes in Psychological Devepolment of Expression and
Oratory.-Blood and Riley.
The relation of one volume to another, and the steps of progress
from one volume to another.
Bible Reading.-Expression of realization and heart response to the
message in vocal language.
Story Telling.-Individual practice under critic teacher.
Preparation of programs for public use.
Characterization.-Study of characters from literature, mythology,
painting and sculpture.
Practice Teaching.-Practice teaching under critic teacher.
Repertoire.-Analysis and rendition of one classic prose or poetry.
Presentation of one book.
Analysis and presentation of one play. Two credits.
Each student expecting to finish in Expression and Oratory must
complete, in addition to the above course, the Freshman college course
in the regular work.
Believing that all pupils should appear in public recitals frequently,
arrangements will be made for a number of student recitals during
The object of this course is to train students to gather, select,
arrange, and present material in order to effect a given audience in
a given way within a given time. A part of the year will be given
to extempore speaking; the study and presentation of declamations
and original speeches given to the class as an audience, with criticisms
and suggestions from the instructor.
Students interested in Public Speaking should become members
of one of the societies and enter the Public Speaking Contests and
SESSION OF 1920-'21.
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Abilene Christian College. Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1920-1921, book, June 1920; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45935/m1/75/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.