SUBJECTS OF INSTRUCTION.
English a. This course consists of a review of the principles of English Grammar, special attention being given to common errors. Drill in punctuation, letter writing, and paragraph writing are given. Weekly themes, on subjects drawn from actual experience are required. The literature taken up is of two kinds: books studied carefully in class, and books for outside reading. Those studied intensively in 1910-1911 will be taken from the following list : Scott, Lady of the Lake ; Lowell, Vision of Sir Launfal; Irving, Sketch Book; Whittier, Snowbound. Those read outside of class will be from the following: Hale, Man Without a Country; Dickens, Christmas Carol ; Scott, Ivanhoe ; Ruskin, King of the Golden River; Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Four hours per week throughout the year.
English b. This course consists of a careful study of the fundamental rhetorical principles-unity, coherence, emphasis, proportion-as applied to the whole composition, the paragraph, the sentence. Throughout the course frequent short and occasional long themes are required. The literature studied in class will be taken from the following : "Merchant of Venice," "De Coverly Papers, "Vicar of Wakefield," "Silas Marner," "Ancient