Rape of the Lock

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Orient Blackswan, Feb 28, 1979 - 76 pages
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Review: The Rape of the Lock

User Review  - Holly - Goodreads

This didn't take me very long to read at all, and was a really interesting read! The imagery and the larger metaphors were really well done and made it an enjoyable read. t was rather funny in places ... Read full review

Review: The Rape of the Lock

User Review  - Abubakar - Goodreads

It is a masterpiece of satire in English literature. The actual event that was the inspired this poem was very ludicrous and funny, but the way he rendered this entire episode made it Hilarious. I ... Read full review

Contents

A Note on Abbreviations
7
The Rape of the Lock
13
Recapitulation
62
Copyright

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Satirical poet Alexander Pope was born in London on May 21, 1688. He was educated by private tutors. Many consider Pope to be the greatest poet of his time, and he also wrote commentaries and translations, he is best known for such poems as The Rape of the Lock and The Duncaid. Pope was the first English poet to make a substantial amount of money from his writing. Pope died on May 30, 1744.

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