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Read online The Trivium: The Liberal Arts of Logic, Grammar, and Rhetoric.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Trivium: The Liberal Arts of Logic, Grammar, and Rhetoric Who sets language policy today Who made whom the grammar doctor Lacking the equivalent of l Acad mie fran aise we English speakers must find our own way looking for guidance or vindication in source after source McGuffey s Readers introduced nineteenth century students to correct English Strunk and White s Elements of Style and William Safire s column On Language provide help on diction and syntax to contemporary writers and speakers Sister Miriam Joseph s book The Trivium The Liberal Arts of Logic Grammar and Rhetoric invites the reader into a deeper understanding one that includes rules definitions and guidelines but whose ultimate end is to transform the reader into a liberal artist .

A liberal artist seeks the perfection of the human faculties The liberal artist begins with the language arts the trivium which is the basis of all learning because it teaches the tools for reading writing speaking and listening Thinking underlies all these activities Many readers will recognize elements of this book parts of speech syntax propositions syllogisms enthymemes logical fallacies scientific method figures of speech rhetorical technique and poetics The Trivium however presents these elements within a philosophy of language that connects thought expression and reality .

Trivium means the crossroads where the three branches of language meet In the Middle Ages and the Renaissance students studied and mastered this integrated view of language Regrettably modern language teaching keeps the parts without the vision of the whole Inspired by the possibility of helping students acquire mastery over the tools of learning Sister Miriam Joseph and other teachers at Saint Mary s College designed and taught a course on the trivium for all first year students The Trivium resulted from that noble endeavor .

The liberal artist travels in good company Sister Miriam Joseph frequently cites passages from William Shakespeare John Milton Plato the Bible Homer and other great writers The Paul Dry Books edition of The Trivium provides new graphics and notes to make the book accessible to today s readers Sister Miriam Joseph told her first audience that the function of the trivium is the training of the mind for the study of matter and spirit which constitute the sum of reality The fruit of education is culture which Mathew Arnold defined as the knowledge of ourselves and the world May this noble endeavor lead many to that end by Miriam Joseph, Marguerite McGlinn

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The Trivium: The Liberal Arts of Logic, Grammar, and Rhetoric
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b Paul Dry Books edition of this classic has been produced with the highest publishing standards as a companion to our edition of i The Trivium i b br br Sister Miriam Joseph s i Shakespeare s Use of the Arts of Language i remains after more than half a century an immensely valuable aid to serious students of the greatest of all writers The book manifests enormous learning and real wisdom in applying that erudition to the needs of contemporary readers Harold Bloom br br The importance of this book is that it makes clear what we ought to mean when we call Shakespeare an artist in language The average person today knows two figures of speech if he knows any Shakespeare knew two hundred Mark Van Doren i New York Herald Tribune i br br As part of their education in the trivium the liberal arts of logic grammar and rhetoric grammar school students in Shakespeare s time were taught to recognize the two hundred figures of speech that Renaissance scholars had derived from Latin and Greek sources Sister Miriam Joseph views this theory of composition as integral to Shakespeare s mastery of language In her classic book she lays out these figures of speech in simple understandable patterns and explains each one with examples from Shakespeare Her analysis of his plays and poems illustrates that the Bard knew more about rhetoric than perhaps anyone else br br b Sister Miriam Joseph b earned her doctorate from Columbia University A member of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Sister Miriam was professor of English at Saint Mary s College from to br br br, No description available, Who sets language policy today Who made whom the grammar doctor Lacking the equivalent of l Acad mie fran aise we English speakers must find our own way looking for guidance or vindication in source after source McGuffey s Readers introduced nineteenth century students to correct English Strunk and White s Elements of Style and William Safire s column On Language provide help on diction and syntax to contemporary writers and speakers Sister Miriam Joseph s book The Trivium The Liberal Arts of Logic Grammar and Rhetoric invites the reader into a deeper understanding one that includes rules definitions and guidelines but whose ultimate end is to transform the reader into a liberal artist br br A liberal artist seeks the perfection of the human faculties The liberal artist begins with the language arts the trivium which is the basis of all learning because it teaches the tools for reading writing speaking and listening Thinking underlies all these activities Many readers will recognize elements of this book parts of speech syntax propositions syllogisms enthymemes logical fallacies scientific method figures of speech rhetorical technique and poetics The Trivium however presents these elements within a philosophy of language that connects thought expression and reality br br Trivium means the crossroads where the three branches of language meet In the Middle Ages and the Renaissance students studied and mastered this integrated view of language Regrettably modern language teaching keeps the parts without the vision of the whole Inspired by the possibility of helping students acquire mastery over the tools of learning Sister Miriam Joseph and other teachers at Saint Mary s College designed and taught a course on the trivium for all first year students The Trivium resulted from that noble endeavor br br The liberal artist travels in good company Sister Miriam Joseph frequently cites passages from William Shakespeare John Milton Plato the Bible Homer and other great writers The Paul Dry Books edition of The Trivium provides new graphics and notes to make the book accessible to today s readers Sister Miriam Joseph told her first audience that the function of the trivium is the training of the mind for the study of matter and spirit which constitute the sum of reality The fruit of education is culture which Mathew Arnold defined as the knowledge of ourselves and the world May this noble endeavor lead many to that end