Pope Response_Age of Enlightenment

Pope Response_Age of Enlightenment - Response Paper;...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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....
View Full Document

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).

Page1 / 2

Pope Response_Age of Enlightenment - Response Paper;...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online