May be taken as an English unit
Examines tragic and comic dramas of classical antiquity, which established the nature of western drama for later ages, including the works of Sophocles and Aeschylus, and the bawdy and irreverent Greek and Roman comedies. Particular attention will be paid to the plays' exploration of moral and intellectual issues, the development of the tragic and comic form and the nature of performance.
|Unit name||Comedy and Tragedy in the Classical World|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
Dr. Graeme Miles
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Communicate with some authority on the literature under study.
- Think critically and analytically about literary problems and issues.
- Write more effectively and critically.
- Identify different interpretations and approaches to ancient literature.
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Task 1: Take-home exam, 2,500 words (40%)
Task 2: Major essay, 1750 words (35%)
Task 3: Primary text analyses x 3, 300 words each (15%)
Task 4: Weekly reading reflections, 50-100 words (10%)
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