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comparison of the satirical methods of John Dryden and Alexander Pope. by Leo Frank Fittabile

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After John Donne and John Milton, John Dryden was the greatest English poet of the 17th century. After William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson, he was the greatest playwright. And he has no peer as a writer of prose, especially literary criticism, and as a translator. Other figures, such as George Herbert or Andrew Marvell or William Wycherley or William Congreve, may figure more prominently in. John Dryden () Alexander Pope () Restoration Period () Augustan Age () John Dryden and Alexander Pope were Restoration period and Augustan Age poets. POPE'S BOLINGBROKE AND DRYDEN'S `HAPPY MAN'. Clingham, G. J. // Notes & Queries;Mar, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p The article explores the relationship between poet Alexander Pope and English poet critic and playwright John Dryden. Pope's poetic indebtedness to Dryden is a well-explored subject.   Alexander Pope and John Dryden 1. Alexander Pope 2. Alexander Pope ( – ) In he published “An Essay suffered from poor health. on Criticism”. He was a Roman Catholic (a In he published “The Rape member of a minority religion of the Lock.” at that time.) He translated Homer’s Iliad His religion was a barrier for and.

Alexander Pope was heavily influenced by Dryden and often borrowed from him; other writers were equally influenced by Dryden and Pope. Pope famously praised Dryden's versification in his imitation of Horace 's Epistle II.i: "Dryden taught to join / The varying pause, the full resounding line, / The long majestic march, and energy divine."Born: 19 August , Aldwincle, . As retaliation, Pope made him the hero of his Dunciad, a violent satire of which three books were published anonymously in For a poet of Pope's stature the Dunciad is a movement of misapplied power. The Rape of the Lock which is, a mock-heroic poem is, however, Pope’s greatest satiric poem. As such the characters are to a large extent.   Subject:English Paper: Literary Criticism and Theory. HINDI lecture on RESTORATION AGE and NEOCLASSICAL AGE forNTA NET, Dsssb,Tgt, Pgt, Kv, lt Grade Exams - Duration: UGC NTA NET JRF. John Dryden, Alexander Pope, and Samuel Johnson are all described as "Augustan" writers, meaning that although they were British eighteenth-century writers, their work was heavily influenced by.

  The occasion of the poem Alexander Pope's The Rape of the Lock was the quarrel between two aristocratic Roman Catholic families. Lord petre, in a moment of youthful frolic had cut off a lock of hair from Miss Arabella’s Fermor’s head which caused a violent quarrel. The gentle satire was written to reconcile quarreling : Ardhendu De. The dilatory caution of Pope enabled him to condense his sentiments, to multiply his images, and to accumulate all that study might produce, or chance might supply. If the flights of Dryden therefore are higher, Pope continues longer on the wing. If of Dryden's fire the blaze is brighter, of Pope's the heat is more regular and constant.   Pope’s poetry is either satirical in tone or it consists predomi­nantly of satire. Satire is an essential feature of Pope’s poetry. The Rape of the Lock, Dunciad, Moral Essays. Satires and Epistles of Horace imitated are the best of this satires. John Dryden wrote an influential essay entitled "A Discourse Concerning the Original and Progress of Satire" that helped fix the definition of satire in the literary world. His satirical Mac Flecknoe was written in response to a rivalry with Thomas Shadwell and eventually inspired Alexander Pope to write his satirical The Rape of the Lock.