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A First Book in Writing English Edwin Herbert Lewis

A First Book in Writing English

Edwin Herbert Lewis

Published April 21st 2018
ISBN : 9781330185476
316 pages
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Excerpt from A First Book in Writing EnglishIr sometimes happens that the study of the prin ciples of composition is left until the overcrowded last year of the high school, under the plea that facts ought to precede generalizations. Is it not... MoreExcerpt from A First Book in Writing EnglishIr sometimes happens that the study of the prin ciples of composition is left until the overcrowded last year of the high school, under the plea that facts ought to precede generalizations. Is it not better to have the pupil begin two or three years earlier than this to frame simple generalizations for his own future guidance The first year stu dent daily awakes to new experiences and prob lems. He demands rules and reasons: How shall he choose theme topics How much shall he put into a sentence? Why is electrocution in bad usage? Lift principle is asked for, should it not be given as much of it as can be digested? When such a course is followed time enough is left in the big? School �913 composition to become a habit. The complex process wherein invention.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.