Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Pope’s Unmatched Mastery in Treating Events Shallow to Epic Proportions
Pope wrote The Rape of the Lock on a request from his friend John Caryll to help heal a rift between two Catholic families of prominence of the early eighteenth century London. It all started with Lord Petre’s amorous prank of cutting off of a lock of hair of a London society beauty, Miss Arabella... Sign in
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