The heroic couplet Alexander Pope’s art of versification

Pope's art of versification

Pope’s art of versification Ans. Alexander Pope’s art of versification, Pope’s chosen measure was the heroic couplet. The heroic couplet consists of two iambic pentameters; i.e., two lines of five iambic feet. It is called ‘heroic’ because it was the typical measure used in English epic and heroic poetry. Pope was both a master and … Read more

Critically evaluate the poetic contributions of John Donne

Poetic contributions of John Donne

Poetic contributions of John Donne Ans. Poetic contributions of John Donne,  John Donne’s (1572 1631) standing as one the greatest poets in the English language is now thoroughly established, and critics such as T. S. Eliot, F. R. Levi’s and William Empson have found in Donne’s poetry qualities profoundly responsive to the modern age, He … Read more