Four hours per week throughout the year. Miss Brown.
English b. This course consists of a careful study of diction and of the fundamental rhetorical principles-unity, coherence, emphasis, proportion-as applied to the whole composition, the paragraph, and the sentence. Throughout the course frequent short and occasional long themes are required. The literature studied in class will be taken from the following: Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar," "Merchant of Venice;" Dickens, "Tale of Two Cities;" George Eliot, "Silas Marner;" Goldsmith, "Vicar of Wakefield;" Irving, "Life of Goldsmith;" Addison, "De Coverly Papers;" Byron's "Shorter Poems;" "Golden Treasure."
The outside reading will be selected from this list: Churchill "Crisis," "Coniston " or "Mr. Crewe's Career" Stevenson, "Treasure Island," or Kidnapped; Cooper's "Last of the Mohicans," "Deerslayer," "Pathfinder," "The Spy," or "Red Rover;" Franklin, "Autobiography;" Mark Twain, "Connecticut Yankee;" Harold B. Wright, "Calling of Dan Mathews," or "Winning of Barbara Worth."
Text: Hill's "Beginnings in Rhetoric."
Four hours per week throughout the year. Miss
English c. This course takes up the various forms of discourse, paying particular attention to narration and description. Theme work, written and oral, continues. In connection with the study of the history of English Literature some of the following classics are studied Shakespeare, "Maceth;" Ruskin, "Sesame and Lilies;" Arnold, "Sohrab and Rustum ;" Carlyle, "Heroes and Hero Worship;" short poems of Tennyson, Browning,