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

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

by Intelligent Education (Created by)

Paperback(2nd ed.)

View All Available Formats & Editions
Members save with free shipping everyday! 
See details


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. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Pope's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645420101
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 07/10/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 164
Sales rank: 641,592
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Intelligent Education is a learning company with a mission to publish accessible resources and digital tools to educate the world. Their mission drives every project, from publishing books to designing software and online courses, film projects, mobile apps, VR/AR learning tools and more. IE builds tools to empower people who love to learn. Intelligent Education offers courses in science, mathematics, the arts, humanities, history and language arts taught by leading university professors from Wake Forest University, Indiana University, Texas A&M University, and other great schools. The learning platform features 3D models and 360 media paired with instructional videos for on-screen and Mixed Reality interaction that increases student engagement and improves retention. The IE team is geographically located across the United States and is a division of Academic Influence. Learn more at

Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to Alexander Pope 1 2) Introduction to The Rape of the Lock 18 3) Brief Summary 39 4) Textual Analysis 44 Part 1 44 Part 2 65 5) Windsor Forest 86 6) Pastorals 101 7) Eloisa to Abelard 117 8) Other Works 127 9) Critical Commentary 134 10) The Rape of The Lock: Essay Questions and Answers 141 11) Other Works: Essay Questions and Answers 151 12) Bibliography 154

Customer Reviews