10/21/10 Conclusion of analysis of Pope's pyrotechnical mimesis in the Essay on Criticism; exposition of the difference between rules (artificially formulated and imposed) and laws (discovered in nature and in the poets who discovered them in nature); consideration of the variety of his tones; analysis of the conclusion of Eloisa to Abelard with her describing how later people like Pope will write poems in her voice; beginning of an account of Rape of the Lock, including the relation of mock to serious epic as being in some ways like the relation between true criticism and poetry.

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