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    Thomas Carlyle

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    1795-1881 -essay writer: Signs of the Times, On History, and Characteristics, French Revolution, On Heroes and Hero Worship, Past and Present, Frederick the Great, Themes: Vigorous denunciation of materialist society and his rousing calls for social reform. condemns laziness and greed and alienation and mechanization and urges the necessity for spiritual rebirth. -book: Sartor Resartus (symbolic autobiography, protagonist's name is Diogenes Teufelsdrockh) Style is famously idiosyncratic - rancorous, philosophical, funny

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    The following are excerpts from the Rape of the Lock by Alexander Pope 1. One speaks the glory of the British Queen, And one describes a charming Indian Screen; A third interprets motions, looks, and eyes; At every word a reputation dies. 5. Snuff, or the fan, supply each pause of chat, With singing, laughing, ogling, and all that. Meanwhile, declining from the noon of day, The sun obliquely shoots his burning ray; The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, 10, And wretches hang that jurymen may dine: The last two lines suggest that this society T

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    c. sentences the wrong men to death

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