2 thoughts on the character of belinda in the rape of the lock previous previous post: supernatural machinery in the rape of the lock. In the rape of the lock, write a note on popes use of supernatural machinery with reference to the rape of the lock in detail male asked by iqra j #412763. Alexander pope's the rape of the lock is a famous mock-epic in it, there is invocation to muses, proposition of subject, battles, supernatural machinery, journey on water, read more skip to content. Q no 5: discuss the role of supernatural machinery in the rape of the lock answer: the use of supernatural the rape of the lock is a mirror to social life of eighteenth century. His the rape of the lock is a mock epic, meaning it parodies the elevated language and themes of classical epics (ie homer's odyssey) by applying them to something as trivial as a lover stealing.
Pope's the rape of the lock uses epic conventions such as, structure, the depiction of the epic hero embodying the culture's values, and the usage of supernatural machinery to satirize and mock the superficiality of the 18th century high-class society. The rape of the lock is a rare instance in which the slight theme is given an exalted treatment for satirical purposes all through the poem, a pose of importance is given to all that is thoroughly unimportant and insignificant and practically meaningless and farcical. Selected answer: burne y question 16 2 out of 2 points machinery in the rape of the lock consists of: selected answer: deities, angels, demons, and supernatural characters question 17 2 out of 2 points the use of knowledge in our sex (beside the amusement of solitude) is to moderate the passions and learn to be contented with a small expense.
Next section the rape of the lock: write a note on popes use of supernatural machinery with reference to the rape of the lock in detail male asked by iqra j. In literature, there are lots of examples of anti-climax, whether narrative or as a figure of speech let us consider a few of them: example #1: the rape of the lock (by alexander pope. Pope presents the life, society and social picture in the 18th century in the rape of the lock which works as a social satire as well. Rape of the lock - supernatural machinery pope explains that machinery is a term invented by the critics to signify the part which deities, angles, or demons play in a poem he goe.
Ovid is not satisfied with such superficial aetiology, and is not championing a scientific approach to causation, but nor does he rest easy on a supernatural one—this, even though the divine machinery of epic poetry and myth is ever-present in the world of the metamorphoses. The rape of the lock 6 pages 1581 words as the name indicates, the mock-epic is a literary form that ridicules the 'classical epics' it does so by using characteristics of the classical epic the invocation of a deity, a regular statement of theme, the division of the work into books and cantos, ostentatious speeches, battles and supernatural machinery to reveal the absurdity of a. The rape of the lock is the finest mock-heroic or mock-epic poem in english: written on the model of boileau's le lutrin, it is an exquisitely witty and balanced burlesque displaying the literary virtuosity, the perfection of poetic. The use of supernatural machinery in the rape of the lock - beena a mahida alexander pope, the ideal of the hero, ovid, and menippean satire - ulrich broich comparison of swift's the lady's dressing room and pope's rape of the lock - susan siferd. Function of machinery: the epic always uses the supernatural element in the iliad there are gods and goddesses in the rape of the lock, there are the sylphs and gnomes these aerial spirits are small and insignificant things, and are, therefore, exactly in keeping with the triviality of the theme.
Supernatural machinery: in all epics, god and daemons, whether pagan or christian, participate in the action side by side with the human agents in an epic poem, as le bossu had emphasized, the machine crowns the whole work pope, therefore, gives a mock dignity to theaction of the rape of the lock by the use of machinery of sylphs and gnomes. As the name indicates, the mock-epic is a literary form that burlesques the classical epic by bringing the formulas characteristic of the epic — the invocation of a deity, a formal statement of theme, the division of the work into books and cantos, grandiose speeches, battles, supernatural machinery, and so on — to bear upon a trivial subject. Rape of lock as a mock epic ancientand mythical references and the use of supernatural machinery are some of the mainfeatures or essential ingredients of the epic.
Ma english literature notes archive rape of the lock supernatural machinery 00 read more classical poetry notes rape of the lock social satire on:. Chaucer outlines his thirty pilgrims in the prologue to the canterbury tales he is the first great painter of characters in english literature he has painted the whole of english nation during the fourteen the century, ranging from knightly class to the order of clergymen. Machinery in 'the rape of the lock' body of the poem the supernatural creatures like the sylphs and gnomes who seem to be the guiding force behind the central. These airy sprites flutter through the poem, imitating in a miniature way the supernatural machinery of the real epics the rape of the lock, then, is a.