E211 Fall 2010 Students' Blog

Steven Watts on Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Criticism"

Published by admin_main on Mon 15 Nov, 2010
6. From lines 118-40, what task does Pope set for modern critics with respect to classical authors, and most particularly Homer? How is the work of Homer's successor Virgil a testament to proper execution of this task? Why should modern poet and critics hold ancient texts and conventions in such high regard

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