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Assessment

In term one, all students will answer one of five set essay questions of 2,500-3,000 words, focusing on different critical approaches to the set texts (whether in Latin or in translation). [25% of module grade]

In term two, assessment will differ for students studying the module in translation and Q800 students/students taking the Latin text option [25% of module grade]

    • Students studying the module in translation will answer one of five set essay questions of 2,500-3,000 words, showing an understanding of the module‚Äôs themes and content.
    • Q800/Latin text students will write literary commentaries on two out of three options of short Latin passages from the set texts, showing an understanding of the linguistic composition of their texts and how they relate to the themes of the module.

A final, two-hour summer exam worth 50% of the module grade will be assessed differently for students studying the module in translation and Q800 students/students taking the Latin text option

    • Students studying the module in translation will answer two gobbet-style questions (1/3 of the mark) and two essay-style questions
    • Q800/Latin text students will answer two translation/commentary questions on their set texts and one essay-style question.