Elocutionary Studies and New Recitations (Classic Reprint)

Elocutionary Studies and New Recitations (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Elocutionary Studies and New Recitations You must understand how to develop the plot; how to reach climax and to bring out the moral if there be one, covert or pressed. To be able to do all this well you should, of course, 11 elocutionary training. Cultivate imagination. The reader is the idealist, par having no material aid. The actor upon the dramatic stage has the orchestra, the scenery, the costumes and his associate actors; but the reader creates his stage-settings, conjures up his people and gives them vitality. It is only when they are indelibly fixed in his own mind that he can transfer-them to the minds of his hearers. When reciting you must forget yourself. You can afford to set your own individuality in the background. There was never a good speaker who was not willing to put himself out of sight. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 318g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 179 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243279035
  • 9780243279036