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Review of Assignment and Lecture 13 (2/15): Lyric Poetry Reading Assignment: selections from Archilochus, Sappho, Semonides, Stesichorus (on e-reserves) Questions: What is lyric poetry? How does it differ from epic poetry? What topics does it concern? What distinguishes different kinds of lyric poetry? refers to either poetry that has the form and musical quality of a song, or a usually short poem that expresses personal feelings, which may or may not be set to music. It differs from epic poetry in subject, interpretations, and meters. It concerns topics of love, women, sociopolitical, and concerns of the individual. Who are the nine canonical lyric poets? Alcman, Sappho, Alcaeus, Anacreon, Stesichorus, Ibycus, Semonides, Pindar, Bacchylides How does Archilochus portray himself in his poems? What themes does his poetry include? In what way is he iconoclastic- is not being allowed to depict an icon within a culture of the culture's own religious icons and other symbols or monuments, usually for
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CC 31915 taught by Professor Beaulieu during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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