Continuation of CLASSGRK 1. Classics majors and minors must take course for letter grade.
Supplements CLASSLAT/CLASSGRK 275. 205A: Tense, Aspect, Argument Structure, Location. 205B: Quantification, Plurality, Modification, Negation, Modality.
Preference to freshmen. Sappho's surviving fragments in English; traditions referring to or fantasizing about her disputed life. How her poetry and legend inspired women authors and male poets such as Swinburne, Baudelaire, and Pound. Paintings inspired by Sappho in ancient and modern times, and composers who put her poetry to music.
Phonology, morphology, semantics, and syntax. Readings in prose and poetry. Analysis of literary language, including rhythm, meter, word order, narrative, and figures of speech.
Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. No previous knowledge of Latin is assumed. Classics majors and minors must take course for letter grade.