Study Questions For Lyric And Elegiac Poetry:
1. What, besides their metrical structure, is "poetic" about these poems?
2. What are these poems about? What subjects do the poets write about?
3. Try to visualize these poems as you read them. What do you see? What is the poems helps you see it?
4. Horace is consider as one of the great poets in history. What do you think makes him so great?