Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical Exercises and Examples. For the Use of Common Schools and Academies

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Beautiful and Sublime in Writing
50
STYLE IX Of Style and Idiom
51
Of different Kinds of Style
52
Perspicuity
53
Purity
54
Propriety
58
Precision
59
Perspicuity in the Structure of Sentences
61
Of Clearness
62
Of Unity
65
Of Strength
68
Of Harmony
71
Of Sound united to the Sense
74
Choice of Words with a View to Energy and Vivacity
76
Critical Examination of Sentences
77
OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE XXIII Of Figurative Language
78
Of Simile
80
Of Metaphor
82
Of Allegory
86
Of Personification
88
Of Apostrophe
90
Of Metonymy and Synecdoche
92
Of Climax and Enumeration
93
Of Antithesis 05
95
Of Hyperbole and Irony
98
Of Interrogation and Exclamation
100
Of Vision and Alliteration
101
Of additional Secondary Tropes
102
Of Miscellaneous Figures of Speech
104
XXXVH Of Allusions
105
Of Wit
108
Critical Examination of Passages containing Figurative Language Ill XL Of the more General Rules for Composition
111
PART III
113
Of Letters
114
Letterwriting continued
117
Specimens of Letterwriting
120
Of Dialogue and Enigmas
129
HI Of Histo?y
130
Essays and Philosophy
133
SECT I Orations
134
Of Novels
142
Of Blank Verse and Rhyme
144
Of the Structure of Verse
146
Of Varieties of Verse
148
Of Poetic Pauses
150
Of Pastoral and Descriptive Poetry
152
Of Didactic and Lyric Poetry
153
Examples of English Lyrics
155
Of Epic Poetry
158
Of Dramatic Poetry
159
Of Hymns Elegy c
161
Of the Sonnet
163
The Literary Merit and Style of the English Bible
165
The Form of Bible Poetry
168
PART IV
172
Narrative Essays
174
The Efiect on it of the Danish Conquest
187
The Effect on it of the Norman Conquest
188
Of the Modem History of our Language
190
The same Subject continued
191
Of Periodical Literature
193
The component Parts of the English Language
194
PART VI
197
English Literature from the Restoration to the Reign of George III
198
English Literature of the present Age
199
English Novels and Romances
202
The English Periodical Press
203
English Philosophers and Critics of the present Century
204
BRITISH POETS Criticisms and Specimens VII SECT 1 Shakspeare
207
Milton 810
210
Young
220
Dr Samuel Johnson bin Criticism on Milton
222
Alexander Pope
223
Thomas Gray
227
VJII James Beattie
229
Thomson f
230
Cowper
232
Oliver Goldsmith
236
George Orabbe
237
Thomas Campbell j
239
XV Mark Akensidfl
241
Samuel T Coleridge
242
Robert Southey
245
XVIH James Montgomery
248
Lord Byron
250
Robert Pollok
253
Mrs F D Hemans 255
255
Henry Kirke White
257
William Wordsworth
259
Thomas Moore
265
XXV Robert Burns
266
Sir Walter Scott
274
PART VII
276
W James K Paulding
278
Richard H Daaa
280
James A Hillhouse
281
Charles Sprague
282
Charles Wilcox
283
Fit7 Greene Halleck
285
N P Willis
286
H Sigourney
288
Hannah F Gould
290
Lucretia and Margaret Davidson
291
J G C Brainard 393
292
H W Longfellow
293
John G Whittier
294
A B Street
295
E W B Canning
296
Concluding Remarks on American Poets
299
SECT I Sketch of American Literature since 1815
300
The present State of American Literature and its Relation to that of England
302
Concluding Remarks upon our National Literature
305

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