GREEK 4121

GREEK 4121

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An introduction to the language and form of Greek tragedy and comedy, with intensive readings in Greek from five plays (200-400 lines per week), and extensive readings in English (two plays per week). Besides the plays as drama and the issues raised, topics include precursors, metrical and musical forms and development, dramatic festivals, Aristotle's Poetics, impact of satyr play, comic paratragedy. Requirements for Greek: bi-weekly tests (outside of class) on vocabulary, syntax, prepared translation and (with notes) sight reading. For English: discussion questions, reports on secondary literature. Besides close readings in class (often to be led by students), there will be a weekly hour extra-class reading session TBA.

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (LA-AS)
Language Requirement Satisfies Option 1.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16670GREEK 4121  SEM 101

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