LATIN 434

Plautus and Terence

Comparative Arts and Letters College of Humanities

Course Description

In-depth study of the comedies of Plautus and/or Terence.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Close Reading in Original Language

Learning Outcome

Successful students will evaluate texts of Plautus and Terence through close reading in the original language and express their understanding in examinations and essays.

Title

Reading Latin with Understanding

Learning Outcome

By approaching the texts of Plautus and Terence successful students will learn techniques of reading Latin verse literature with subtlety and precision.

Title

Critical Method

Learning Outcome

Successful students will understand and apply principles and practice of critical method in all its complexity, with specific reference to the texts of Plautus and Terence.

Title

Literary History

Learning Outcome

Successful students will understand the place of Plautus and Terence in the literary history of Classical antiquity, locating them in the larger context of political and cultural history.