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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Alexander Pope, considered to be one of the greatest English poets to date. Titles in this study guide include The Rape of the Lock, Windsor Forest, Memory of an Unfortunate Lady, Eloisa to Abelard, Three Hours After Marriage, Pastorals, Messiah, his translation of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, An Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot, the Dunciad, An Essay on Man, Ode On St. Cecilia's Day, the Four Epistles, Essay On Criticism, The Dying Christian To His Soul, Elegy To The Memory Of An Unfortunate Lady, and The Universal Prayer.As the leading poet of the eighteenth-century, Pope's poems show his mastery of the heroic couplet, especially in The Rape of the Lock. Moreover, Pope was admired in the Augustan age for satirical writing and how it grew him as a writer. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Pope's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&AsThe Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.