10 Outline_NeoClassicism_and_Locke

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NEO-CLASSICISM 1700-1740 Alexander Pope  (1688-1744) his work almost singlehandedly responsible in later years for  stopping the encroachment of science into the arts. Son of aristocracy, but also deformed –  hunched back, lots of scorn/ridicule. Died just around height of rhetoric. Wrote “Essay on Criticism” his entrance into the ancient vs modern debate. One big long poem  ~100 pages. Sets down the rules for criticism. Start seeing rhetoric not only for persuasion, but  also for personal improvement. To better understand what’s going on, for personal growth. Start  slow movement toward that.  Not rhetoric just to do, but to learn, for self improvement. *dog: Bounce. Criticism  movement toward self-improvement. Plotinus’s ONE:  Plotinus was ancient Rome, wrote on Christian issues. ONE was  the first member of the trinity. Overflowing of spirit-energy/God-energy goes to Son,  Son overflows into Holy Spirit, Holy Spirit overflow into human beings.  Pope use analogy of Plotinus’s ONE to enter ancient/modern debate. The ONE could be  seen as Nature. Two were classical writers. Three were the modern geniuses. Each flows 
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  • Spring '08
  • Joseph Addison America., taste  taste, sublime change way, nature. Contradict rationalism, mind vs faculty, mouth taste. Addison

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