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Mock Epic

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Department
English (Arts)
Course
ENGL 345
Professor
Nathalie Cooke
Semester
Fall

Description
Mock Epic - the rape of the lock: Horacian satire and not Juvenalian satire, which is more abrasive. this is hyperbolic - reading 75-96: she has a hairpin and spice in order to attack the baron and steal her hair back: it's all rather ridiculous - pope satirizes the weapon, which is a traditional part of epic - there's a bit of a sexual fantasy, where she's in over her head. he's basically saying that the upper class families are being ridiculous - the fatal battle scene: sartirized with a silly weapon - invocation: he's the guy who suggested writing the poem - descent to the underworld: the gloomy cave of sple
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