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Some rhetorical aspects of the McGuffey readers.

John Thomas Rickey

Some rhetorical aspects of the McGuffey readers.

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McGuffey, William Holmes, -- 1800-1873,
  • McGuffey readers

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    StatementA thesis ... for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1955
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 159 leaves ;
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14583894M

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McGuffey’s and similar readers, along with Noah Webster’s Dictionary and Speller, became mainstays of that safeguard and as of (from its beginning in ) some million copies of the Readers were sold, putting them in a sales category with only the Bible.

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Values of especial importance when discussing this aspect of The McGuffey Readers contribution to society include the importance of family ties, an emphasis on work ethic and independence, and the idea of looking out for one another.

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Written by a teacher-preacher of rare power who used his readers to hammer home lasting lessons in morality, patriotism, and idealism. McGuffey's original Readers, now Some rhetorical aspects of the McGuffey readers. book for use in Christian homes and schools, are sexist, racist, and anti-Semitic.

While the Readers reflect the time in which they were written, their use today indicates a giant step backward in human relations. The sexist aspects of the Readers promote "proper" roles for men and women.

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In fact, the publication of the King James Version of the Bible in was the most important event in the history of book printing as a whole, inasmuch as it. McGuffey, being an inequality abolitionist, placed “interracial” passages in the book that, while abolitionist in form, actually contributed later on to the concept of segregated schooling.

it was the first Progressive attempt to create a common core of textbooks. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them., Free ebooks since The McGuffey Readers, widely used in schools after the Civil War, contained large excerpts of Shakespeare’s plays as illustrations of rhetoric, whose popularity was second only to the King James Bible—with this reservation that this was Shakespeare anthologized and expurgated, or even rewritten, as in the following lines found on the title Author: Michèle Vignaux.

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