Practical English Composition: Book II. For the Second Year of the High School
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Practical English Composition: Book II. For the Second Year of the High School

By Edwin L. (Edwin Lillie) Miller
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Table of Contents
  • Transcriber’s note
    • Directions for Correcting a Theme
  • PRACTICAL ENGLISH COMPOSITION BOOK II FOR THE SECOND YEAR OF THE HIGH SCHOOL
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
  • PRACTICAL ENGLISH COMPOSITION BOOK II
    • CHAPTER I THE NEWSPAPER
      • I. Introduction
      • II. The Newspaper
      • III. Class Organization
      • IV. Newspaper Coöperation
      • V. Topics for Oral Discussion
      • VI. Suggested Reading
      • VII. Memorize
        • A PSALM OF LIFE
    • CHAPTER II NEWS ITEMS
      • I. Assignment
      • II. Getting the Facts
      • III. Writing
      • IV. Model
        • FARTHEST NORTH IS RIGHT HERE IN TOWN
      • V. Notes and Queries
      • VI. Suggested Time Schedule
      • VII. Organization of Material
      • VIII. Some Possible Subjects
      • IX. Suggested Reading
      • X. Memorize
        • A PSALM OF LIFE (continued from Page 7)
    • CHAPTER III BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES
      • I. Assignment
      • II. Obtaining the Facts
      • III. Models
        • I
        • II
      • IV. Organization of Material
      • V. Exercises
      • VI. Suggested Reading
      • VII. Memorize
        • THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN
    • CHAPTER IV REPORTING ACCIDENTS
      • I. Assignment
      • II. Model
      • III. Suggested Time Schedule
      • IV. Notes, Queries, and Exercises
      • V. Oral Composition
      • VI. Written Composition
      • VII. Suggested Reading
      • VIII. Memorize
        • SUNSHINE
    • CHAPTER V CONSTRUCTIVE NEWSPAPER WRITING
      • I. Introduction
      • II. Models
        • I
        • II
        • III
      • III. Oral Composition
      • IV. Suggested Time Schedule
      • V. Notes, Queries, and Exercises.
      • VI. Written Composition
      • VII. Suggested Reading
      • VIII. Memorize
        • GOETHALS, THE PROPHET ENGINEER
    • CHAPTER VI HUMOROUS ITEMS
      • I. Introduction
      • II. Assignment
      • III. Models
        • I
        • II
        • III
      • IV. Notes and Queries
      • V. Suggested Time Schedule
      • VI. Oral Composition
      • VII. Written Composition
      • VIII. Memorize
        • THE GRASSHOPPER AND THE CRICKET
    • CHAPTER VII THE USE OF CONTRAST
      • I. Introduction
      • II. Models
        • I
        • II
        • III
      • III. Notes
      • IV. Queries and Exercises
        • SHAKESPEARE CELEBRATION PLANS ADVANCE
      • V. Composition
      • VI. Suggested Reading
      • VII. Memorize
        • MUSIC
    • CHAPTER VIII THRILLERS
      • I. Assignments
        • TEACH REPORTING BY “MOVIES”
      • II. Models
        • I
        • II
      • III. Oral Composition
      • IV. Written Composition
      • V. Model
      • VI. Analysis of Model
      • VII. Assignments
      • VIII. Cautions
      • IX. Suggested Reading
      • X. Memorize
        • THE WAR-SONG OF DINAS VAWR
    • CHAPTER IX BOOK REVIEWS
      • I. Assignments
      • II. Models
        • I
        • II
        • III
      • III. Notes, Queries, and Exercises
      • IV. Oral Composition
      • V. Written Composition
      • VI. Suggested Time Schedule
      • VII. Suggested Reading
      • VIII. Memorize
        • GUILIELMUS REX
    • CHAPTER X REPORTING GAMES
      • I. Assignment
      • II. Material
      • III. Composition
      • IV. Models
        • I MICHIGAN, 15; M.A.C., 3
        • II MICHIGAN, 19; OHIO STATE, 0
        • III MICHIGAN, 9; VANDERBILT, 8
      • V. Queries and Topics for Oral Composition
      • VI. Exercise
      • VII. Suggested Time Schedule
      • VIII. Suggested Reading
      • IX. Model II.
      • X. Exercises
      • XI. Memorize
        • ENDYMION
    • CHAPTER XI REPORTING SPEECHES
      • I. Assignment
      • II. Explanation
      • III. Speech Construction
      • IV. Models
        • I
        • II
      • V. Queries
      • VI. Composition
      • VII. Suggested Time Schedule6
      • VIII. Memorize
        • THE DESTRUCTION OF SENNACHERIB
    • CHAPTER XII DRAMATIC NOTICES
      • I. Assignment
      • II. Explanation
      • III. Models
        • I
        • II
      • IV. Notes and Queries
      • V. Gathering Material
      • VI. Organization
      • VII. Suggested Time Schedule
      • VIII. A Shakespeare Program
      • IX. Memorize
        • THE ART OF ACTING
    • CHAPTER XIII INTERVIEWS
      • I. Introduction
      • II. Assignments
      • III. Model I
        • MY ANCESTORS
      • IV. Queries
      • V. Composition
      • VI. Model II
        • MY UNCLES
      • VII. Topics for Oral Composition
      • VIII. Written Composition
      • IX. Model III
        • MY PARENTS
      • X. Questions and Topics for Oral Composition
      • XI. Exercises
      • XII. Suggested Reading
      • XIII. Memorize
        • PROCRASTINATION
    • CHAPTER XIV THE EXPOSITION OF MECHANICS
      • I. Assignments
      • II. Model I
      • III. Analytical Discussion
      • IV. Model II
      • V. Notes and Queries
      • VI. Gathering Material
      • VII. Organization
      • VIII. Writing
      • IX. Criticism
      • X. Suggested Reading
      • XI. Memorize
        • CHARITY
    • CHAPTER XV THE EXPOSITION OF IDEAS
      • I. Introduction
      • II. Model I
        • PUFFERS
      • III. Topics for Discussion
      • IV. Model II
      • V. Exercises
      • VI. Model III
      • VII. Notes and Exercises
      • VIII. Suggested Reading
      • IX. Memorize
        • HUMANITY
    • CHAPTER XVI EDITORIALS—CONSTRUCTIVE
      • I. Introduction
      • II. Assignments
      • III. Model I
      • IV. Comments and Exercises
      • V. Model II
      • VI. Comments and Exercises
      • VII. Suggested Reading
      • VIII. Memorize
        • METRICAL FEET12
    • CHAPTER XVII EDITORIALS—DESTRUCTIVE
      • I. Introduction
      • II. Assignment
      • III. Model I
      • IV. Analysis
      • V. Exercises
      • VI. Model II
        • WHAT DOES A MAN PRODUCE?
      • VII. Analysis
      • VIII. Exercises
      • IX. Suggested Reading
      • X. Memorize
        • OLD IRONSIDES15
    • CHAPTER XVIII ADVERTISEMENTS
      • I. Introduction
      • II. Assignment I
      • III. Example
      • IV. Definition
        • Model Shoes
        • Model Shoes
        • Model Shoes
        • Model Shoes
      • V. Assignment II
      • VI. Forcefulness in Advertising
      • VII. Assignment III
      • VIII. Humor in Advertising
      • IX. Illustrations
      • X. Suggested Reading
      • XI.
        • IPHIGENEIA AND AGAMEMNON
    • CHAPTER XIX ADVERTISEMENTS (continued)
      • I. Assignment I
      • II. Assignment II
      • III. Coherence in Advertising
      • IV. Exercise
      • V. Clinching Results
      • VI. Assignment III
      • VII. Suggested Reading
      • VIII. Memorize
        • THE PULLEY
    • CHAPTER XX ADVERTISEMENTS (concluded)
      • I. Assignment I
      • II. Clearness
      • III. Assignment II
      • IV. Adaptation to Audience
      • V. Assignment III
      • VI. Simplicity in Structure
      • VII. Assignment IV
      • VIII. Brevity
      • IX. Assignment V
      • X. Classified Advertisements
      • XI. Assignment VI
      • XII. Memorize
        • SONG FROM “PIPPA PASSES”
      • FOOTNOTES:
        • Textual representation of the diagram on page 5.
        • Alternative formats of the poem METRICAL FEET.
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