• Variations on a Theme: An Experiment in Latin Prose Composition

    Author(s):
    Jeffrey Beneker (see profile)
    Date:
    2006
    Subject(s):
    Latin language
    Item Type:
    Article
    Tag(s):
    Latin
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6S48P
    Abstract:
    In this paper I discuss a technique for incorporating prose composition into a first-year Latin course. This technique requires each student to create an original composition, in stages, over the course of a semester or a year. The goals of the exercise are to encourage beginning students to engage actively with the complexities of Latin grammar in an individual way and to develop an appreciation for the intersection of “form and function” in the language.
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    Published
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