The Afro-American School Speaker and Gems of Literature : For School Commencements, Literary Circles, Debating Clubs, and Rhetoricals Generally (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Afro-American School Speaker and Gems of Literature: For School Commencements, Literary Circles, Debating Clubs, and Rhetoricals Generally HE foundation for manhood, patriot ism and substantial growth is laid in the school room. During the school life of the afro-american youths, they utilize the thoughts and ideas of the anglo-saxon, as declamations, both prose and poetry. From this mass of literature, their ambition, their aspirations, and their ideals are fashioned. They become 1m bued with anglo-saxon greatness and glory, to the utter neglect of their own. This is simply the natural result of a cause - our faulty system of education. Suppose their ideals were shaped by N egro thought; their lives moulded after the standard of the truly great cans, who have lived. Before could measure the tremendous moral forces _for geod. 7' It11s rightly that No nation is greater than its litera ture. Or, in other words, the literature ofv1. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This 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.
- Paperback | 222 pages
- 152 x 229 x 12mm | 304g
- 23 Jan 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 243 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white