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The KISS Grammar Main Page Renoir's Irene Cahen d'Anvers
     Contact Ed Vavra Salvador DALI's The Persistence of Memory
     The KISS List (List Server) Elizabeth Vigee Le Brun's 
Varvara Ivanovna Ladomirsky [Narishkine]
           KISS List High lights 12/01/01-> Corot's Interrupted Reading
     Welcome to KISS Gauguin's The White Horse
     The KISS Difference Van Gogh's Mademoiselle Ravoux
          More Examples and Exercises Vermeer's The Geographer
     Tips on Using this Site Diego Rivera's Vendedora de Alcatraces
     What's New? (Update of changes) Mary Cassatt's A Kiss for Baby Anne
An Overview Correggio (Antonio Allegri) Madonna and Child with the Young Saint John
Main Menu Eugène Delacroix Liberty Leading the People
The Kiss Discussion Book(s) Van Gogh's The Postman Joseph Roulin
The Grammar Discussion Books Diego Rivera's  View of Toledo
Glossary Gauguin's Where Do We Come From? What Are We?
Where Are We Going?
Essays on Grammar Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
      Autobiographical Note Edvard Munch's The Scream
     #1: But Don't Begin a Sentence with "But." Botticelli's Madonna and Child with an Angel
     #2:  Those Pesky Parts of Speech J. L. David's Marat Assassinated
     # 3: Language as a Stream of Meaning Karl Bodmer's Susquehanna near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
     # 4. Save Money! 
         Burn the Grammar Textbooks
MICHELANGELO's Last Judgement (detail)
     #5: Why Can't I Use "I"? Picasso's Self Portrait (1907)
     #6: Random Observations  Tamara de Lempicka's Amethyste
     #7: The Crime Edvard Munch's Death in the Sickroom
     # 8: Teaching Grammar with the KISS
             Approach: "I Don't Know"
Maxfield Parrish's Harvest
     # 9:  Definitions of Grammatical Terms Delacroix's Combat Between Giacour and Hassan in a Ravine
               What Is a Definition? Marc Chagall's The Juggler
               Defining and/or Recognizing 
               Nouns and Verbs
Renoir's Lucie Berard (Child in White)
               Definitions of "Clause" Fredrick Lord Leighton's Invocation
               The "T-Unit" TITIAN's Madonna with saints and members of the Pesaro family 
     # 10: What Grammar Should Be Taught in
Caravaggio's The Inspiration of Saint Matthew
     # 11 "Then" and "Than" Toulouse-Lautrec's Nude in Front of a Mirror
     #12 Grammar and the Logic of David Hume Allan Ramsay's Portrait of David Hume
     #15 Why the Anti-Grammarians are Wrong: The Problems with Previous Research on Grammar Evelyn De Morgan's The Storm Spirits
     # 16 Research on Natural Syntactic Development Vigee Le Brun's Mrs. William Chinnery
     # 18 "KISS" -- The Case for "Stupid"? Marc Chagall's The Parting of the Red Sea
Instructional Material Renoir's Les Parapluies (The Umbrellas)
      Introduction de Chirico's Melancholy of a Beautiful Day
Nexus and Modification  -- The Simplicity of English Sentence Structure (Or, What the Grammar Books Failed to Teach) Reint Withaar's Look Inside My Window
      Compounding Van Gogh's The Church at Auvers-sur-Oise
      Ellipsis Raphael's The Mute Woman
      Prepositional Phrases Guy Rose's On the River
      Subjects, Verbs, Complements Bouguereau's Fraternal Love
      Clauses: Subordinate and Main Sir Joshua Reynolds' Master Hare
      Verbals Edgar Degas' Before the Rehearsal
      Eight Additional Constructions Renoir's Jugglers at the Cirque Fernando
             # 1  Nouns Used as Adverbs Whistler's  The Blue Wave: Biarritz
             # 2 Appositives Delacroix's Arabs Skirmishing in the Mountains
             # 3 Interjections Toulouse-Lautrec's Alone
             # 4 Direct Address Dossi Dosso's Circe
             # 5 Noun Absolutes Edouard Manet's The Balcony
             # 6 Delayed Subjects Giotto di Bondone's The Nativity
             # 7 Retained Complements  RUBENS' Virgin and Child enthroned with saints
             Post-Positioned Adjectives Ingres' The Valpinçon Bather
            Sliding Constructions Vermeer's Woman with a Water Jug
ENL 299: Grammar for Correctness, Meaning & Style Fredrick Lord Leighton's The Return of Persephone
     Links Thomas Hart Benton's Aaron
Non-Credit Course Bouguereau's The Dance
      Main Menu of Exercises Marc Chagall's For Vava
      Noting Progress Winslow Homer's Canoe in the Rapids
      Alternative Explanations Picasso's The Dream
      Constructions Ignored MICHELANGELO's David and Goliath
      Errors, The Problem of van Gogh's Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear
      Finding Subjects & Verbs Edouard Manet's In the Conservatory
      Grammarians and Grammar Books Renoir's On the Meadow
      Prefixes & Suffixes Paolo Veronese's Lucretia
      Seeking Samples of Students' Writing Renoir's La lecture (A Girl Reading)
     Level 1 Exercises (Prep Phrases) da Vinci's Portrait of Ginevra Benci
     Level 1 Answers EL GRECO's Christ Driving the Traders from the Temple
     Level 2 Exercises (S / V / C) Delacroix's The Massacre at Chios
     Level 2 Answers Gainsborough's Lady Sophia Charlotte Sheffield
     Level 3: Clauses Peter Paul Rubens' The Garden of Love
     Level 3 Answers Leighton's Flaming June
     Level 4: Verbals EL GRECO's The Burial of Count Orgaz
     Level 4 Answers Sir Joshua Reynolds' Heads of Angels
     Level 5: The Eight Additional J. L. David's Napoleon Crossing the Saint Bernard
     Level 5 Answers Maxfield Parrish's Ecstacy
          Some Basic Statistics on Style da Vinci's Study of proportions 
Teaching Grammar as a Liberating Art Hassam's Allies Day in May 1917
     Table of Contents Raphael's School of Athens
Detail of Plato & Aristotle
      Introduction to the On-Line Edition Raphael's The Vision of Ezekiel
     Introduction: The Buzz & the Book Raphael's Self-Portrait
     Ch 1: A History of Pedagogical Grammars Raphael's St. Catherine of Alexandria
     Ch. 2: Traditional Grammar 
          from a Modern Perspective
Raphael's Moses Saved from the Water
     Ch 3: What Should We Teach? 
          and A Theory of Teaching
Raphael's Saint Cecilia
     Ch 4: A Theory of Natural Syntactic 
Raphael's Portrait of Maddalena Doni
     Ch 5: The Sequence of Syntactic 
Raphael's Christ on the Cross with the Virgin, Saint Jerome, Mary Magdalene, and John the Baptist
     Ch 6: A Theory of Syntax Raphael's Madonna & Child
(The Small Cowper Madonna),
     Ch 7: Syntax in the Curriculum -- Following
        the Natural Development of Syntactic 
Raphael's The Woman with the Unicorn
     Ch 8: Syntactic Errors and 
        Syntactic Expectations
Raphael's The Prophet Isaiah
     Ch 9: Reading, Psycholinguistics, and 
Raphael's La Donna Velata
     Ch 10: Writing, Style, and Freedom Raphael's The Mute Woman
     Ch 11: Syntax, Thinking, and Logic Raphael's The Fire in the Borgo (detail)
     Ch 12: Statistical Research in the Classroom [Clip Art -- The Liberty Bell]
     Appendix 1:  My Materials for Teaching 
Raphael's Mount Parnassus (detail)
     Appendix 2: Some Comments on 
Raphael's Guiliano, Duke of Nemours
     Bibliography Raphael's The Sistine Madonna
Cobweb Corner (Research)
Why the Statistics? Evelyn De Morgan's Lux in Tenebris
An Overview of KISS Research Projects Bouguereau's The First Kiss
Key to Abbreviations Steen's Rhetoricians at a Window
What Counts? [wc.htm] Bouguereau's The Virgin with Angels
      Words Per Main Clause  Salvador DALI's Leda atomica
The 1986 Study Raphael's The Woman with the Unicorn
     Fourth Grade Writing Renoir's Girl with a Hoop (Marie Goujon)
     Seventh Grade Writing Manet's The Fifer (Le Fifre)
My First Aluminum Study Manet's Alabama and Kearsarge
Aesop's Fables Velazquez's Aesop
Jokes Simson's Humor Is Everything
Novelists Vermeer's The Milkmaid
Shakespeare's "That Time of Year"
Edward Hopper's Shakespeare at Dusk
Statistical Studies based on Samples from State Standards Documents -- Grade 3  illustration by Jan Marcin Szancer  for "The Snow Queen" 
KISS Grammar Site - Guest Room Bouguereau's Idyll: Family from Antiquity
The War against Grammar, by David Mulroy J. L. David's Andromache Mourning Hector
From the TRIP Grammar Manuscript
NCTE and the Problem of Teaching Grammar: A Call for a Public Investigation Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot's Wounded Eurydice