Sophocles and Euripides

Sophocles and Euripides
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesGREEK 301
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining GREEK 434
Course Outcomes

Reading Greek

By approaching texts by Sophocles and Euripides, successful students will learn techniques of reading Greek tragic 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 tragedies of Sophocles and Euripides.

Literary History

Successful students will understand the place of Greek tragedy in the literary history of Classical antiquity, locating it in the larger context of political and cultural history.

Close Reading in Original Language

Successful students will intelligently evaluate dramatic texts through close reading in the original language and express this in examinations and essays.