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Classics 224:  The Hero(ine's) Tale
OVID'S
METAMORPHOSES
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Unit VI
Unit VI:  Ovid's Metamorphoses
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Unit I:  Homer's Iliad
Unit II:  Homer's Odyssey
Unit III:  Hesiod
Unit IV:  Hellenistic epic
Unit V:  Vergil's Aeneid
 
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What follows is a detailed schedule for Unit VI:  Ovid's Metamorphoses.  For a  general overview of the entire course, consult the Timetable.

N.B.:  You must do all readings before the classes for which they are assigned.

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Apr 20 - 22
Apr 27 - 29
May 4
 
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Week XIII
20 April
Tuesday
Assignment:  Ovid, Metamorphoses 1 - 4

Essay II due.


22 April
Thursday
Assignment:  Ovid, Metamorphoses 5 - 8

Presentations:

  • Becca on Arachne (book 6, pp. 129-33)
  • Keith on Jason and Medea (book 7, pp. 153-68)
  • Matt H. on Scylla (book 8, pp. 181- 6)
  • Nicole on Baucis & Philemon (book 8, pp. 200-4)
 
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Week XIV
27 April
Tuesday
Assignment:  Ovid, Metamorphoses 9 - 12

Presentations:

  • Bob on Deianira (book 9, 212-17)
  • Ellen on Byblis (book 9, pp. 223-9)
  • Heidi on Myrrha (book 10, pp. 243-51)
  • Will on the Invasion of Troy (book 12, pp. 285-90)

29 April
Thursday
Assignment:  Ovid, Metamorphoses 13 - 15

Presentations:

  • Judy on Polyphemus (book 13, pp. 330-5)
  • Tristan on Aeneas (book 14, pp. 338-48)
  • Matt K. on Caesar and the end (book 15, pp. 388-)
 
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Week XV
4 May
Tuesday
Conclusions

Project phase III

Final project presentations, 8:00 p.m.

7 May
Friday
Essay II rewrites due, 5:00 p.m.
 

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