Value of English in Secondary Schools

Hunt Hetzel, Margaret
June 1921
Education;Jun1921, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p673
Academic Journal
The article discusses the decline of the study of literature in high school. Literature is highly conducive to moral training, its value has not decreased but enthusiasm over it has become less keen in the face of more practical interests. Teachers of English literature should be broad-minded, deeply interested in literature and art, and are able to judge a work from the point of literary criticism. A man who knows ten great literary works is ten times a man for he has enriched his mind with the sense perceptions of ten distinguished authors.


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