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Repetitions, short selections in prose and verse

Webber, James Plaisted

Repetitions, short selections in prose and verse

chosen for declamation, together with the elements of elocution

by Webber, James Plaisted

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Published in Exeter, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Recitations.

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    Statementby James P. Webber ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4201 .W36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv p., 1 l., 214 p.
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6585216M
    LC Control Number16005982
    OCLC/WorldCa16262328

      The first thing necessary, therefore, is that the prose or verse should be learnt. The child’s memory as a rule can bear any strain put on it, provided that the work to be remembered is understood. Many children can and do learn without understanding, but it is .   Chapter 2: Homer, The Iliad Why have I read Homer’s Iliad fifteen or twenty times? The simple answer is that I have taught it many times and each time I teach a book I like to reread it. Of course, that answer is insufficient. I obviously could teach the book without rereading it, and besides, no one requires me to teach this particular : Theodore L. Steinberg.

    In Sherman Alexie's Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winner The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Junior makes the iffy commute from his Spokane Indian reservation to an off-rez high school where he's the only Indian. Though short, nearsighted, and disabled, he joins the basketball team, which leads to a showdown with his home : Horn Book. Tricia Ross Febru at am. Yes! Oh how we have lost this art. I love that you said (I think Nicole) that good recitation is a service to others. We've all sat in classrooms and Bible Studies where it makes all the difference when someone can read 'with sympathy' to arouse interest and understanding and to engage the audience as you say, and the times we've cringed, for our own.

    The Canterbury Tales, so far as they are in verse, have been. printed without any abridgement or designed change in the. sense. But the two Tales in prose -- Chaucer's Tale of. Meliboeus, and the Parson's long Sermon on Penitence -- have. been contracted, so as . Repetitions of words. Other stylistic devices. Symbols. Irony. Exercises on style. Theme. Exercises on theme. Chapter 5 Writing A Close Reading of a Prose Passage. Preparing to write a close reading of a prose passage. Preparatory work. Annotating the text. Your audience. Quoting from the text. Writing a close reading of a prose Brand: Pearson.


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Repetitions, short selections in prose and verse by Webber, James Plaisted Download PDF EPUB FB2

Recitations. Here are entered collections of material written or selected for oral presentation. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader term: Speeches, addresses, etc. Full text of "A book for a corner, or, Selections in prose and verse from authors the best suited to that mode of enjoyment" See other formats.

Full text of "A book for a corner; or, Selections in short selections in prose and verse book and verse from authors the best suited to that mode of enjoyment" See other formats.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Jim Webber books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Repetitions, Short Selections in Prose and Verse, Chosen for Declamation, Together with the Elements of Elocution.

and Other Verse. James Plaisted Webber. 29 Aug Paperback. US$ Add to basket. The endings aren't earth shattering, but they're definite endings that belong to the poems. And going back to the collection now, I'm surprised by the prevalence of alliteration and assonance, exact and slant rhymes, and repetitions of phrases and lines - in short, all the usual accoutrement of verse /5(17).

Here are some quotes from his book: Now, reciting, as it is here understood, is only the proper repetition of prose or verse without book and without conscious effort of memory. The first thing necessary, therefore, is that the prose or verse should be learnt (89).

Therefore NO CHILD SHOULD BE SET TO LEARN BY HEART WHAT HE DOES NOT UNDERSTAND (89). The endings aren't earth shattering, but they're definite endings that belong to the poems.

And going back to the collection now, I'm surprised by the prevalence of alliteration and assonance, exact and slant rhymes, and repetitions of phrases and lines Repetitions in short, all the usual accoutrement of verse /5(16). Diane Mehta is the author of Forests with Castanets (Four Way Books, ).

She has been an editor at PEN, Guernica, and A Public Space. Her poems have appeared in The Literary Review, Prairie Schooner, the Common, AGNI, Subtropics, Slate, Poetry, the Southern Review, Gulf Coast, BOMB, and the Harvard Review; her reviews and articles in the New York Times, Foreign Policy, the.

A longer prose or a longer verse quotation is "blocked"; that is, the quotation itself begins on a new line. In a typed manuscript a blocked prose quotation is single-spaced, set in half as far as the indentation of a paragraph, and not placed in quotation marks; in script these three practices are not observed, but a line is left blank after.

Although I understand that the repetition of words/facts and the constant shifting from prose to verse and back again are very much in line with the "original" legend, I found the format (and, again, the redundancies) a bit aggravating at times.

For a relatively short play, the repetitions /5. Annika I don't think this book would be 'appropriate' for a year-old (I'd say +), simply because the language and metaphors would go over their head.

more I don't think this book would be 'appropriate' for a year-old (I'd say +), simply because the language and metaphors would go over their head. However, if they already know about sex, rape, slavery, etc.

then I'd still /5. a brief, often implicit and indirect reference within a literary text to something outside the text, whether another text (e.g., the Bible, a myth, another literary work, a painting, or a piece of music) or any imaginary or historical person, place, or thing.

Many of the footnotes in this book explain allusions found in literary selections. Read an Excerpt. CHAPTER 1. GENESIS. Genesis is the literary and cultural foundation for the Hebrew Bible. Its human drama begins in the Garden of Eden, and from there until the birth of the first Jew, Abraham, the historical sources drawn upon include literatures already classical in Abraham's day, most prominently : Counterpoint Press.

Prose is most often meant to designate a consciously shaped writing, not merely a listing of ideas or a catalog of objects. And, although good prose is like verse in having a rhythm, it is unlike verse in that this rhythm is not to be scanned by normal metrical schemes or marked by such devices of reiteration as free verse.

As the reader, if he wishes, may discover without undue delay, the little volume of modern prose selections that he has before him is the result of no ambitious or pretentious design. It is not a collection of the best things that have lately been known and thought in the American world; it is not an anthology in which "all our best authors.

This is an ebook version of the selections previously published on the Wisdom Publications website for non-commercial distribution. They are from the book The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Majjhima Nikaya translated by Bhikkhu Nyanamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi.

This collection contains almost one third of the complete book. Connected Discourses. Contains thousands of short suttas grouped by topic into 56 chapters. There is a wide variety of genres in this collection: verse, prose, questions and answers, stories, doctrinal analysis, similes, etc.

Because most of the suttas are short, if one reads one sutta a day, it may require several years to complete this. INTRODUCTORY COMMENTS [Paul Halsall] The text presented here is the abridged translation of Gregory of Tour's History of the Franks made by Earnest Brehaut in The etext gives the full text of the Brehaut edition, pp.

apart from the Selections from The Eight Books of Miracles [pp. ] which has been made available separately. This most famous of Whitman’s works was one of the original twelve pieces in the first edition of Leaves of Grass.

Like most of the other poems, it too was revised extensively, reaching its final permutation in “Song of Myself” is a sprawling combination of.

Perhaps the most interesting parallel is the pairing with the oft-quoted Moseswhere God’s work and glory is explained, with its counterpart in verse 5. Ve when seen as an expansion of verse 5, gives God’s work and glory a cosmic context that places.

Thomas Davis. Selections from his Prose and Poetry. Edited by T. W. Rolleston, M.A. (Dublin). Wild Sports of the West. W. H. Maxwell. Edited by The Earl of Dunraven. Legends of Saints and Sinners from the Irish. Edited by Douglas Hyde, LL.D. (Dublin). Humours of Irish Life. Edited by Charles L.

Graves, M.A. (Oxon). Irish Orators and Oratory. Claudia Cortese’s Wasp Queen (Black Lawrence Press): Prose poems that read like the verse backstory of a novel. A must for fans of Mathias Svalina’s Wastoid. Armando Jaramillio Garcia’s The Portable Man (Prelude Books): The second book from one of.

In the essay Prose and Dr Tillotson from Points of View (), Maugham mentions that ''no one has written better English than these three distinguished authors, Dryden, Swift and Addison''. In the category ''ornate prose'' Maugham obviously admired a lot Sir Thomas Browne and Jeremy Taylor, but only about the latter does he write more in the.