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Assignment: Prepare problems 14–16 (section 38, 2, pp. 211-13). Students not familiar with Macbeth should read the play in preparation for the scenes from it. Practice pro
nouncing the words listed under section 48, I. 53. Recitation : Practice, in concert, the words listed under
48, 1. Reading of problems 14–16. Parts may be assigned for problems 15 and 16.
Assignment : Prepare the scene from The Rivals (problem 17). Several members of the class may prepare fiveminute talks on subjects relating to Sheridan, e.g. (1) a brief account of his life ; (2) his plays; (3) his other activities;
(4) characters in The Rivals. 54. Recitation : Short talks on Sheridan and his work.
Reading of scene from The Rivals. Parts may be assigned, if practicable, and the scene enacted several times by different members of the class.
Assignment: Study Chapter IX, prepare examples so that the principles they illustrate will be evident in the reading. Bring list of words, written out to hand in, offering some difficulty and requiring care in enunciation.
Chapter IX 55.
Recitation : Discussion of lists of words submitted as exercises in enunciation. Recitation on Chapter IX with reading of examples and discussion of them in relation to the principles they illustrate.
Assignment: Prepare problems 1-3 (section 40, 2, 3, pp. 241-48). Write a synopsis of some poem and be prepared to read the synopsis and the poem to illustrate the
difference between unemotional and emotional speech. 56. Recitation : Reading of problems 1-3 and illustrations
brought by members of the class.
Assignment: Prepare problems 4-6 (section 40, 1, c, p. 239). Bring prose selection of about ten lines as an exercise in enunciation, giving particular attention to section 48, 2,
Recitation : Exercises in action of tongue and lips, with reading of lines brought by individual students as exercises in enunciation. Reading of problems 4-6. Parts for scene
from Henry IV (problem 6) may be assigned. If practicable the scene may be repeated by different members of the class.
Assignment: Study problems 7-11. Memorize lines from The Merchant of Venice (problem 10). Read section 48, 3, and bring list of words commonly mispronounced with
incorrect and correct pronunciation indicated. 58.
Recitation : Read, in concert, the lines from The Passing of Arthur (pp. 310–11). Reading of problems 7-11. Problem 10 to be written out in class from memory
Several members called on to recite the lines to the class.
Assignment: Prepare problems 12-13. Memorize The
Burial of Moses (problem 13). 59. Recitation : Discussion of lists of words commonly mis
pronounced. Reading of problems 12-13, with special attention to grandeur of imagery and the expression of it in tone and time. Members of class called on to recite from memory different stanzas of The Burial of Moses.
Assignment: Prepare problems 14–16 (section 40, 2, pp. 241-44). Bring, written out to hand in, a list of words
heard mispronounced within the last twenty-four hours. 60. Recitation: Reading of problems 14–16.
Assignment: Prepare problems 17-19 (section 40, 3,
pp. 244-48). Memorize For A' That (problem 19). 61. Recitation : Read in concert the lines from Hamlet (p.
311) for distinctness and correctness. Reading of problems 17-19, with particular attention to sustained tone and firm, dignified, inflectional emphasis. Members of class called on to recite from memory different stanzas of For A' That.
Assignment: Prepare The Legend Beautiful (problem
62. Enunciation: Review of essential principles of good tone
and clear speech. Reading of The Legend Beautiful.
Assignment : Prepare for recitation before class some
selection memorized during the course. 63. Recitation : Recitation of memorized selections.
Assignment : Review of text. 64. Recitation : Examination.
A' That and A’ That, For, 274–75. Breath, management of, 291–92;
exercises for control of, 292-94.
Bridges, Robert, Washington, 45.
7; ineffectiveness of, 107–08. Browning, Robert, How They
to Aix, 131; Cavalier Tunes, 149;
Rabbi Ben Ezra, 180; Pippa
ness, 19–20; importance of, 20–21. of Hamelin, 196–202; Saul, 210-
Bryant, William Cullen, Thanatop-
Building of the Ship, The, 179–80.
Burial of Sir John Moore, The, 187.
Byron, George Gordon, Childe Har-
93; Manfred, 85; The Prisoner of
Chillon, 187; Darkness, 210; Son-
Call of the Twentieth Century, The,
Abraham Lincoln, 39; Raising the Carlyle, Thomas, Sartor Resartus,
43; Essay on Biography, 91; Rous-
Carruth, William Herbert, Each in
153–54; Genesis, 133; II Peter, Catiline, 94.
84; Proverbs, 62; Psalms, 141. Cavalier Tunes, 149.
32; definition of, 52; as a means of