Lesson Six Assignment 2 Alexander Pope.docx - Choose one of the following epigrams by Alexander Pope In the text box below type a brief paragraph

Lesson Six Assignment 2 Alexander Pope.docx - Choose one of...

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Choose one of the following epigrams by Alexander Pope. In the text box below, type a brief paragraph, stating the meaning of the quote in your own words and adding your own comment about or reaction to the epigram. Number your paragraph with the number of the quote you've selected (1, 2, 3, or 4). "A wit's a feather, and a chief a rod; An honest man's the noblest work of God." "Regard not then if wit be old or new, But blame the false, and value still the true." "We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow; Our wiser sons, no doubt, will think us so." "Words are like leaves; and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found." 2. "Regard not then if wit be old or new, but blame the false, and value still the true." The quote means that it doesn’t matter where the information or knowledge is new. However, what really matters is whether it is true or false. This quote was used to refer to scientific discoveries where they would be valued in regards to old religious beliefs. The quote means that it doesn’t matter if the information or knowledge is new or old. Instead what really matters is whether if it’s true or false 4. "Words are like leaves; and where they most bound, much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found". When people say many things, they don’t always say things that are meaningful, and behind their words sense is barely found. My reaction to this epigram is that it can be true because sometimes people who talk a lot will often say things of little value because they are just speaking to be heard and I think what this quote is trying to say is encouraging to speak briefly with purpose.

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