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Unformatted text preview: Response Paper; Whatever Is, Is Right In the pre-romanticism era of literature, authors like Pope manufactured an image of nature with his writings, in particular man’s relationship with nature, that is far different than our understanding of the natural world today. In his time, the firm beliefs of a hierarchical society, chain of being, and status quo became an integral part of his work. From this fundamental ideology, he fabricated a mirrored existence of the natural world that was later shattered by transcendentalism and the romantic authors. Nonetheless, his stylistic works remain an important portal into the history of human’s relationship with the surrounding environment. Pope’s underlying themes of rational divisions, and unquestioning obedience in his relations to the natural world only further galvanize the contemporary ideals through which he lived.galvanize the contemporary ideals through which he lived....
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2008 for the course ENGL 168 taught by Professor Aberle,danielle during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '07