Read “The Rape of the Lock” here.
Create a document titled “The Rape of the Lock.” Compose a one-page response to the following writing prompts. Although the prompt has several parts, your answer should be one long, well-developed paragraph that addresses the different parts in any order you choose.
Prompt: How would you characterize Popes attitude towards Belinda? Where (if anywhere) do you see praise, and where (if anywhere) do you see some version of insult? How would you feel about this poem if you were Belinda? This poem was a best-seller even among the people it was making fun of. Can you think of reasons why the targets of a satirical work be fans of that work?