Evolution of Expression, vol 1

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Language: English
Wordcount: 25,296 / 79 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.1
LoC Categories: PN, LB
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Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Essays, Non-fiction

A compilation of selections illustrating the four stages of development in Art as applied to Oratory in four volumes, with key to each chapter.

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t may be said that the greatest of the world's literature was written for the ear, not for the eye, and its noblest influence is felt only when it is adequately voiced by an intelligent and sympathetic reader. It is the object of these volumes to foster in the student a keener and deeper appreciation of the truth and beauty of great prose and verse, and at the same time to enrich his own and other lives by cultivating the power of expressing the glories which are opened to his vision.

The arrangement of the selections is for the purpose of teaching the art of reading according to the steps of natural evolution hinted at in the foregoing pages, and in a way which experience has found most prolific in practical results.

While no effort has been made to search for novelties, great care has been taken to secure selections which, while of pure literary merit, are especially adapted for drill in the several steps of progress in reading. The power developed in the student through carefully directed dri

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