Premium Content Fortasse, Pope, Idcirco Nulla Tibi Umquam Nupsit (The Rape of the Lock)
By Daniela Tijerina - February 26, 2003
Alexander Pope is known for his scathing but intelligent critiques of high English society. His acclaimed poem The Rape of the Lock does support female passivity and subordination in marriage; however, the fact that they are endorsed in Pope's satirical world demonstrates his detestation of these ideas, and more importantly, of the society…
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