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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1887-1888-405

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EVENING CLASSES 403 ition-Elocution-Definition of Elocution as the Art of leading and Speaking distinctly intelligently and express- vely-Popular prejudices considered that whoever learns ο read at school can of course read in public that good eading and speaking come by the light of nature that he study of elocution engenders mannerism and pomposity 1he result of these prejudices shown in our defective reading η churches schools and families and in our imperfect peaking in parliament in the pulpit kt the bar and on the latform-Illustrations from actual life in voice accent mphasis gesture &c -All Elocutionary teaching may be livided into three heads physical mental and emotional he first comprehending attitude breath voice articulation ndpronunciation the second treating of intellect in utterance iccent emphasis pause inflection the third including ex- ression by eye face hands and voice-Full details as to he mechanism of speech-The vocal cords-Tongue teeth tnd lips-The painful results of mismanagement in defects of peech stammering stuttering lisping burring falsetto lysphonia &c All functional defects curable-Correction national provincial and cockney errors Suggested mprovements in reading the church service Public Speaking-The composition of speech-Knowledge the subject-" Marshalling of ideas"-Sentence-making- 3hoice of words-Attitude-Gesticulation-Pitch of voice- Distinct articulation-Deliberate utterance-Illustrations from tncient and modern orators-The perfect possibility of teaching yublic speaking-The impossibility of teaching oratory -Plea or the study of true elocution at our Universities Theological Colleges and Public Schools Text Book Bell's Standard Elocution Fees for either subject Winter gession Π Π two subjects 12 12
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