Introduction to Classical Japanese

Introduction to Classical Japanese
Reading of premodern texts, emphasizing grammar and syntax, and showing differences from and influences on the modern idiom.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesJAPAN 321 & JAPAN 322
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining JAPAN 441
Course Outcomes

Knowing relationship between classical and modern language

Students will be able to analyze and discuss the influence of the pre-modern language on present-day Japanese.

Understanding and analyzing key premodern literary texts

Students will read and analyze the content and linguistic features of important premodern literary texts. A writing sample will be included in the individual student portfolio.