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DO THE FOLLOWING: Put all items away, elegiac couplet quiz will start shortly. ELEGIAC COUPLET QUIZ Passing score: 13/16 If you did not reach this score, your score stays at 0 until you re-take it. DO THE FOLLOWING:

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DO THE FOLLOWING:

Put all items away, elegiac couplet quiz will start shortly

ELEGIAC COUPLET QUIZ

Passing score: 13/16

If you did not reach this score, your score stays at 0 until you re-take it

DO THE FOLLOWING:

Get out meter notesheet we have been working with for the last week and turned to p. 4

Ensure you have scansion HW WS 2

A new metrical pattern: hendecasyllabic

PRAECEPTA: Using HW WS 2 and working in pencil. Mark whether the syllables in these words are long or short for c.5.1-2. DO NOT attempt to MARK where the metrical FEET belong:

• How many syllables occur in each line? You should get the same number for each line.

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Vīvāmus mea Lesbia, atque amēmus,

rūmōrēsquesenumsevēriōrum

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Hendec- = eleven (from Greek)

A new metrical pattern: hendecasyllabic

The metrical pattern for hendecasyllabic verse looks like this:

• The majority of Catullus’ poetry is written in this meter
• The name should be a clear indication that it is more important to think of this meter in terms of syllables rather than in terms of metrical feet.
• Going back to our example we were working with before, the line would look like this completely scanned:

YOUR NOTESHEET SHOULD NOW BE COMPLETE

A new metrical pattern: hendecasyllabic

PRAECEPTA: Using your text packet and working in pencil. Mark whether the syllables in these words are long or short. DO NOT attempt to MARK where the metrical FEET belong:

• How many syllables occur in each line? You should get the same number for each line.

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Vīvāmus mea Lesbia, atque amēmus,

rūmōrēsquesenumsevēriōrum

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11

Hendec- = eleven (from Greek)

PRACTICE SCANNING HENDECASYLLABLES

• Working at table, scan the rest of c.5
SCAN THE REST OF THE LINES IN c.5

Vīvāmus mea Lesbia, atque amēmus, 1

rūmorēsque senum sevēriōrum 2

omnēs ūnius aestimēmus assis! 3

Sōlēs occidere et redīre possunt: 4

nōbīs cum semel occidit brevis lūx, 5

nox est perpetua ūna dormienda. 6

SCAN THE REST OF THE LINES IN c.5

Dā mī bāsia mīlle, deinde centum, 7

dein mīlle altera, dein secunda centum, 8

deinde usque altera mīlle, deinde centum. 9

dein, cum mīlia multa fēcerīmus, 10

conturbābimus illa, nē sciāmus, 11

aut nē quis malus invidēre possit, 12

cum tantum sciat esse bāsiōrum. 13