Category: Classical Poetry

Image can be used in two way as simile or as metaphor simile compares but metaphor feigns the identity of the object. Is this definition applicable to Donne’s poems in your course?

Image can be used in two way as simile or as metaphor simile compares but metaphor feigns the identity of the object. Is this definition […]

How is Belinda character representative of eighteenth century elite society? What moral lesson do you draw from the Rape of the Lock?

Belinda is representative of eighteenth century elite society and by her character Pope unveils the hollowness, shallowness, triviality and hypocrisy in Rape of the Lock […]

According to Alexander Pope, “A poem on a slight subject requires the greatest care to make considerable enough to be read”. Comment with reference to The Rape of the Lock

The rape of the lock is a parody which tells about two families’ row and their reconciliation. This poem is consists of slight subject but […]