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What must a good critic know about himself? Why does Pope advise critics to "stoop to what they understand"? To what should a critic adjust his judgment? What metaphor does Pope use to describe nature? In what three respects is nature related to art? What is the proper relationship between wit and judgment? To what is the poet's wit compared?
Whence do the "rules" of poetry come? What is their relation to nature? How does Pope rationalize the imitation of the ancients? What amazing discovery did Virgil make in his study of Homer? Why should a modern poet have a "just esteem" for "ancient rules"?
In what special way does poetry resemble music? What does Pope think of those who "rise to faults"? Though a poet may break a rule, what must he never "transgress"? Can you give an example of such a happy violation?
What is the great critical error made by those who are "fond of some subservient art"? What are some examples of this error, according to Pope? From lines , Pope advises critics on the degree of toleration they must show towards what seem to be faults, and weighs in on the quarrel over ancient and modern literature. Why is toleration or patience necessary? And how does he view the arguments over whether the ancients or moderns are better? From lines , how does Pope address the respective risks of being either too ignorant or too learned?
From lines , what tendencies in his era's poetry does Pope say should obtain no pardon from critics? From lines , what attitude does Pope suggest critics take towards their audience and what principle should they follow in choosing the appropriate amount of honest criticism? What examples from ancient criticism does he offer? From lines end, what narrative does Pope offer for the development of criticism from the fall of Rome to his own day?
Is the prognosis for sound English criticism hopeful, or is Pope a pessimist in that regard? What metaphor dominates Pope's discussion of language? What is the metaphorical relationship between thought and expression?
This is in reference to the spring in the Pierian Mountains in Macedonia, sacred to the Muses. The first line of this couplet is often misquoted as "a little knowledge is a dangerous thing". To Err is Humane ; to Forgive, Divine.
The phrase " fools rush in where angels fear to tread " from Part III line  has become part of the popular lexicon, and has been used for and in various works. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. An Essay on Criticism. Alexander Pope. Three Hours After Marriage Martha Blount John Caryll. Categories : British poems Works by Alexander Pope poems. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file.
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