Comparative Arts and Letters

Plautus and Terence

Plautus and Terence
In-depth study of the comedies of Plautus and/or Terence.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesLATIN 301
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining LATIN 434
Course Outcomes: 

Close Reading in Original Language

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

Reading Latin with Understanding

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

Critical Method

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.

Literary History

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.