Fwd: reading for vocabulary

From: TonyProst@aol.com
Date: Tue Sep 22 1998 - 22:33:39 EDT


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Another consideration in reading for comprehension in Greek, at least in
Homer, is the problem of reading dactylic hexameter despite the accents. I can
read the language as "prose" (with the proper accents) and (sort of)
understand it, but when I switch to reading the meter, my comprehension goes
out the door. It takes several readings to bring the two mental functions into

Tony Prost

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