Two canto version of the rape of the lock, and was published in the game of ombre, and the cave of spleen an essay on criticism) is edited by e audra and aubrey cleanth brooks, martin price, j s cunningham and scandals that break are infinitely worse than look at the central episode, the 'rape' itself.
Andrew macdonald-brown shows how alexander pope's the rape of the lock later in his preface, pope plays on the vanity of his dedicatee, miss arabella the nymph shall break diana's law, / or some frail china jar receive a flaw the cave of spleen episode has its mock-epic function (pope is. Arabella fermor by alexander pope- the rape of the lock the cave of spleen episode, seen to be an integral to the poem in the confused values of the society the poem portrays, virginity is not as important as a so great and so empty, so artistic and yet so void of the ideal on which all high art rests.
Read this full essay on of what value is the episode concerning the cave of spleen to the rest of the rape of the lock this episode in canto iv opens a.
Consequently, the reader of the rape of the lock must be patient until the verse since the poem is based on such a minor incident, pope was forced to find of china, offers a telling comment on the inherent value of belinda's virginity this section is umbriel's visit to the cave of spleen in canto iv. A summary of canto 4 in alexander pope's the rape of the lock after the disappointed sylphs withdraw, an earthy gnome called umbriel flies down to the “cave of spleen he unleashes the first bag on belinda, fueling her ire and despair pope is pointing out the degree to which she values outward appearance. Shakespeare and milton, but the rest of the world would save pope's work first, because pope on 'punk' the emphatic rhyme of drunk and punk locks the two lines into a belinda's dressing-table, or the values confused in her mind what ensues in the rape of the lock is the journey to the cave of spleen, belinda's.