Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. W. H. Thompson

Second Advisor

Dr. N. H. Garlough

Third Advisor

Dr. A. L. Stephens


The ability to read English prose with ease and understanding is one mark of an educated American. The desire to follow the thoughts of men through the rich and varied forms of English expression is a further distinguishing evidence of cultivation. Indeed, a reading mastery of English prose is probably the most important single outcome of American schooling.


A Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the Department of Psychology Municipal University of Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements of the Degree Master of Arts. Copyright Roy Jepsen January, 1952

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