May be taken as an English unit
This 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|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Graeme Miles|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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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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|Assessment||Take-home exam (40%)|Major essay (35%)|3 primary text analyses (15%)|Weekly reading reflections (10%)|
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