Reading Latin with Understanding
By approaching the texts of Ovid, successful students will learn techniques of reading Latin poetic literature with subtlety and precision.
Successful students will understand and apply principles and practice of critical method in all its complexity, with specific reference to the texts of Ovid.
Successful students will understand the place of Ovid in the history of Classical Literature, locating him in the larger context of political and cultural history.
Close Reading in Original Language
Successful students will evaluate texts of Ovid through close reading in the original language and express their understanding in examinations and essays.