CL252 Greek and Roman Comedy

General Education Category and Learning Outcomes
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Understanding the Past

-Critically analyze the cultural, economic, geographical, and political processes that influenced historical events.

-Examine the relationship between individuals and past events, their interactions, and the repercussions of these interactions.

Understanding the Creative Arts

-Questions of poetics. How do the traditions of genres and forms, materials and means of production, and philosophies and theories influence individual literary and artistic works and their interpretation?

-Questions of value. How can such creative works be evaluated? How are critical vocabularies developed? How does a work come to be called a "classic"? How do new works and genres become accepted as art?

-Questions of cultural and historical context. How do creative works relate to the societies in which they are produced and received? How do cultural roles of creative products, definitions of art, institutions, markets and patronage affect the creation of works of architecture, art, music, literature and other media?

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