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Study Guide to the Rape of the Lock and Other Works by Alexander Pope

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.

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