Linguistics
 

Old English 2

Old English 2
Additional reading in Old English, emphasizing sound changes, dialects, and textual production.
ELANG
548
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesELANG 525
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining ELANG 548
Course Outcomes: 

Old English Language Fluency

By the end of the course students will have achieved a greater fluency within the Old English language.

Old English Heroic Verse

Students will be able to identify the features in Beowulf that exemplify the conventions of Old English heroic verse and the larger cultural context of the heroic society.

Beowulf Translation

Students will have translated the entire epic poem, Beowulf.

Contrasting Old English Lexical Uses

Students will be able to provide examples of contrasting Old English lexical uses, including ones involving metaphor and synonymy among words within the poem as well as differences between the lexical forms in the poem and other Old English texts.