Bulletin (Google eBook)

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1890
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Page 13 - Examination in 1897, for the class entering in 1898 : Milton's Paradise Lost, Books i and ii ; Pope's Iliad, Books i and xxii ; the Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator ; Goldsmith's The Vicar of Wakefield...
Page 10 - The form of examination will usually be the writing of a paragraph or two on each of several topics to be chosen by the candidate from a considerable number perhaps ten or fifteen set before him in the examination paper. The treatment of these topics Is designed to test the candidate's power of clear and accurate expression, and will call for only a general knowledge of the substance of the books.
Page 10 - ... be the writing of a paragraph or two on each of several topics, to be chosen by the candidate from a considerable number perhaps ten or fifteen set before him in the examination paper. The treatment of these topics is designed to test the candidate's power of clear and accurate expression, and will call for only a general knowledge of the substance of the books. In...
Page 36 - A certain number of books will be set for reading. The candidate will be required to present evidence of a general knowledge of the subject matter, and to answer simple questions on the lives of the authors. The form of examination will usually be the writing of a paragraph or two on each of several topics, to be chosen by the candidate from a considerable number perhaps ten or fifteen set before him in the examination paper.
Page 10 - Dryden's Palamon and Arcite; Pope's Iliad, Books I, VI, XXII and XXIV; The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator...
Page 13 - ... perhaps ten or fifteen set before him in the examination paper. The treatment of these topics is designed to test the candidate's power of clear and accurate expression, and will call for only a general knowledge of the substance of the books. In place of a part or the whole of this test, the candidate may present an exercise book, properly certified by his instructor, containing compositions or other written work done in connection with the reading of the book.
Page 37 - In addition, the candidate may be required to answer questions involving the essentials of English grammar, and questions on the leading facts in those periods of English literary history to which the prescribed works belong.
Page 35 - STUDY AND PRACTICE. This part of the examination presupposes the thorough study of each of the works named below. The examination will be upon subject-matter, form, and structure.
Page 35 - Shakespeare's Macbeth ; Milton's Paradise Lost, Books I and II ; Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America ; Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison.
Page 36 - The English Conference of the Eastern and Middle States," as given below. 2. Further, that in these requirements they seek to develop in the pupils of the secondary schools the power of extemporaneous speaking. NOTE. No candidate will be accepted in English for college classification whose work is notably defective in point of spelling, punctuation, idiom or division into paragraphs.

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