Close Reading in Original Language
Successful students will intelligently evaluate selected texts of Horace, Petronius, and Juvenal in the original language and express their understanding in examinations and essays.
Reading Latin with Understanding
By approaching texts of Horace, Petronius, and Juvenal successful students will learn techniques of reading Latin prose and verse 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 Roman satire.
Successful students will understand the place of Roman satire in the literary history of Classical antiquity, locating it in the larger context of political and cultural history.