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Sister Bernadette"s Barking Dog

The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences

by Kitty Burns Florey

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Published by Harvest Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7365785M
ISBN 100156034433
ISBN 109780156034432
OCLC/WorldCa85783456

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Sister Bernadette"s Barking Dog by Kitty Burns Florey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Now, in Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog, an offbeat history that any language lover will adore, Florey explores the sentence-diagramming phenomenon and what diagrams of famous writers' sentences reveal about them.

Along the way, she offers up her own commonsense approach to learning and using good grammar/5(91). Sister Bernadette's Dog Barking: The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences pp.

"Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog: The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences is a book by author Kitty Burns Florey about the history and art of sentence diagramming/5.

Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog: The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences - Kindle edition by Florey, Kitty Burns. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog: The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences.4/5(95).

PRAISE FOR SISTER BERNADETTE'S BARKING DOG "Florey writes with verve about the nuns who taught her to render the English language as a mess of slanted lines, explains how diagrams work, and traces the bizarre history of the men who invented this odd pedagogical tool It's a great read."--Slate "This gem from copyeditor Florey is a bracing ode to grammar: it's laced 4/5(58).

Kitty Burns Florey has written a book about the English language that is witty, charming, educational, and impossible to put down.

"Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog" should be in every high school, and first year college English classroom. Literature and creative writing majors run to the bookstore and pick up a copy.

Strunk and White move over.5/5(5). Along the way Florey offers up her own commonsense approach to learning and using good grammar. Charming, fun, and instructive, Sister Bernadette’s Barking Dog will be treasured by all kinds of readers, from grumpy grammarians and crossword-puzzle aficionados to students of literature and lovers of language/5(12).

”Kitty Burns Florey always liked diagramming sentences, she says, and nobody who reads Sister Bernadette’s Barking Dog will presume to doubt her. Subtitled `The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences,’ the book is a nostalgia trip to the ’50s, fondly evoking a sixth-grade class learning to wrestle syntax into the framework Author: Kitty Burns Florey.

About Sister Bernadette’s Barking Dog “Kitty Burns Florey seems to write from a great wellspring of inner calm that derives from a gleeful appreciation of life’s smallest details.” —Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls.

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The Book Cover Archive, for the appreciation and categorization of excellence in book cover design. Some five or six years ago, a stranger Sister Bernadettes Barking Dog book a doctor's office mentioned to me the book,Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog.

The title piqued my interest, so I wrote it down and just recently ordered it after realizing the availability of all sorts of CDs and books. The book contains many, many diagrams from the most simple and basic sentences to the very4/5(60). SISTER BERNADETTE'S BARKING DOG: The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences.

Kitty Burns Florey. In its heyday, sentence diagramming was wildly popular in grammar schools across the country. In this offbeat history, Florey explores the sentence diagramming phenomenon, including its humble roots at Brooklyn Polytechnic, its. Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences (Book): Florey, Kitty Burns.

made it a book club favorite. Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog may match its popularity. It is indeed the rare, fine combination of teaching and touching. Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s first novel, This is the Place, has won eight awards.

Her book of creative nonfiction Harkening, won three. A UCLA Writers' Program. Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences (Book): Florey, Kitty Burns: In this illustrated personal history, Kitty Burns Florey explores the rise and fall of sentence diagramming, including its invention by a mustachioed man named Brainerd Brainy' Kellogg and his wealthy accomplice Alonzo Reed - the inferior 'balloon.

Once wildly popular and used by teachers across America to teach grammar, sentence diagramming is now a lost art to most people.

But from the moment she encountered it in the seventh-grade classroom of Sister Bernadette, Kitty Burns Florey was fascinated by the bizarre method of mapping the words in a sentence. Now a veteran copyeditor, Florey studies the /5(25). Kitty Burns Florey, a veteran copyeditor, is the author of nine novels and many short stories and essays.

Kitty's attending parochial school from 1st to 12th grade at St. John the Baptist Academy inspired her book, Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog.

More about Kitty Burns Florey. Kitty Burns Florey, a veteran copyeditor, is the author of nine novels and many short stories and essays. Kitty's attending parochial school from 1st to 12th grade at St. John the Baptist Academy inspired her book, Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog.

A longtime Brooklyn resident, she now divides her time between central Connecticut and upstate New York with her husband, Ron 4/5(60). Praise for Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog “"Diagramming sentences may have gone the way of the slide ruler, but this charming little book makes deconstruction of language fun."” Related titles.

We can’t know, but we can brush up our writing skills by consulting Kitty Burns Florey’s charming and instructive book, Sister Bernadette’s Barking Dog. Florey was a copy editor for many years and is the author of twelve novels, two works of nonfiction, a dozen or so short stories, and many essays.

She spoke to WV in Sister Bernadette’s Barking Dog: The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences – by Kitty Burns Florey. I love this book. I can’t tell you enough how much I love this book. It takes me right back to my grade school English lessons and my horror of having to diagram a sentence on the chalk board in front of the class.

Tonight my daughter saw Sister Bernadette’s Barking Dog sitting out while I was preparing to write this review. We looked at a few diagrams together, and had fun trying to make out a few semi-complex diagrams in the book.

We laughed together over the diagram of Chomsky’s famous sentence “Colorless green ideas sleep furiously.”. In Sister Bernadette’s Barking Dogs: The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences, Kitty Burns Florey sets out to tell why diagramming sentences is so much fun and the brief history of the art of diagramming some extent, I felt Florey’s book was more memoir and humor than it was history.

Yet, I highly enjoyed the brief tribute to. Get this from a library. Sister Bernadette's barking dog: the quirky history and lost art of diagramming sentences. [Kitty Burns Florey] -- A veteran copyeditor studies the practice of diagramming sentences in a charming and funny look back at its odd history, its elegant method, and its rich, ongoing possibilities.

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[Kitty Burns Florey] -- Once wildly popular and used by teachers across America to teach grammar, sentence diagramming is now a lost art to most people. But from the moment she encountered it in the seventh-grade classroom.

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I'm reading a terrific new book, Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog, by Kitty Burns 's all about the history of sentence diagramming, from its inception in in a text by Alonzo Reed and Brainerd Kellog, to it's height in grammar schools across the country (where she fell in love with diagramming under the tutelage of Sr.

Bernadette). Well, halfway through Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog, I was beset with the thought of ringing up Florey to tell her what a pistol of a book she had put together. Being of the email generation, I satisfied myself with an email directed to her website. Why Sentence Diagram.

I read a good book recently, “Sister Bernadette’s Barking Dog” by Kitty Burns Florey. The book is a well written, witty history on the birth and progressive refinement of sentence diagramming.

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“Have these books in your ownership and fucking use them: “Eats Shoots and Leaves”, “Elements of Style”, “Chicago Manual of Style” and “Sister Bernadettes Barking Dog”” (scribbles like crazy and makes mental notes.) “Readers want to know what’s going to happen next, not what happened.”.Then, we re-air our interview with Kitty Burns Flores about her book Sister Bernadettes Barking Dog.

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