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The Rape of the lock

The Rape of the lock

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Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 10-12.

    Statement[selected by] William Kinsley.
    SeriesContexts--selected literary works in their historical settings ;, 2
    ContributionsKinsley, William, 1934-, Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3629 .R3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 291 p. ;
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4416219M
    ISBN 100208016333
    LC Control Number79020161

    The Rape of the Lock. by: Alexander Pope. The boat arrives at Hampton Court Palace, and the ladies and gentlemen disembark to their courtly amusements. After a pleasant round of chatting and gossip, Belinda sits down with two of the men to a game of cards. The Rape of the Lock describes what happened just before (the heroine waking up and getting dressed for the party), during (the card game at the party that she plays, which distracts her) and just after (the heroine and her friends completely freaking out over her unwanted new do) Lord Petre snips off Belle Fermor's hair, but in the most.

    The best account of them I know is in a French book called Le Comte de Gabalais, which in size and title is so like a novel that many women have mistakenly read it as one. According to these gentlemen, each element contains a spirit, and they call them Sylphs, Gnomes, Nymphs and Salamanders. The Gnomes, or earthly Daemons, love to cause. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the THE RAPE OF THE LOCK by Alexander Pope, Aubrey Beardsley | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 .

    Alexander Pope The Rape of the Lock and Other Poems Similar books. Books similar to The Rape of the Lock and Other Poems The Rape of the Lock and Other Poems. by Alexander Pope. avg. rating Ratings. Fairest of mortals, thou distinguish'd care Of thousand bright Inhabitants of Air! If e'er one vision touch.'d thy infant thought, Of. The poem satirises a petty squabble by comparing it to the epic world of the gods. It was based on an incident recounted by Pope's friend, John Caryll. Arabella Fermor and her suitor, Lord Petre, were both from aristocratic Catholic families at a period in England when Catholicism was legally proscribed. Petre, lusting after Arabella, had cut off a lock of her hair without .


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The first version, published inconsisted of two cantos; the final version, published inwas expanded to five cantos. The Rape of the Lock. The Rape of the Lock is a narrative poem by Alexander Pope that was first published in Read an overview of the entire poem or a line by line Summary and Analysis.

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Basing his poem on a real incident among families of his acquaintance, Pope intended his verses to cool hot tempers and to encourage his friends to laugh at their own folly. The Rape of the Lock: Canto 1 By Alexander Pope About this Poet The acknowledged master of the heroic couplet and one of the primary tastemakers of the Augustan age, British writer Alexander Pope was a central figure in the Neoclassical movement of the early 18th century.

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It was then in two cantos. It was occasioned by a frolic, carried rather beyond the bounds of good breeding, in which Lord Petre cut off a lock of Mrs. Arabella Fermor’sFile Size: 1MB.