Category: Alexander Pope

The Rape of the Lock is a Mock Epic

Discuss The Rape of the Lock is a Mock Epic.

Generally, mock epic is a little different from an epic. According to Maynard Meck, Epic poems are the poems which deal with man in his lofty aspects. Their action is important, personages are dignified and style is elevated. The Rape of the Lock is one of the famous mock epics like the Odyssey, the Aeneid, and Paradise Lost. Read More

The Rape of the Lock as a Social Satire

        Discuss The Rape of the Lock as a Social Satire

It is well known to all that Pope is a poet of society and “The Rape of the Lock” is one of his best social documentary creations where he has shown the activities of contemporary society and it also plays as the mirror of that society because different types of things of the society are reflected here in the symbolic way.   Read More

Summary of The Rape of the Lock by Alexander Pope

Summary of The Rape of The Lock (shortly)

               
                 Canto 01  Read More