The Rape of the Lock: Pope's Mock Heroic Poetry

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To what genre does Pope's 'The Rape of the Lock' belong?

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1. What form of poetry is Pope's 'The Rape of the Lock' most accurately associated with?

2. In Pope's 'The Rape of the Lock,' what prized possession does the wicked Baron steal from Belinda?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Rape of the Lock is a poem by Alexander Pope, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the plot, characters, and themes of the poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Literature
  • Poetry
  • Life of Alexander Pope
  • The Rape of the Lock
  • Vocabulary terms

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related poetry lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as mock-epic and sylph
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding The Rape of the Lock
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about The Rape of the Lock

Additional Learning

To learn more about poetry, review the following lesson on The Rape of the Lock: Pope's Mock Heroic Poetry. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the story of The Rape of the Lock
  • Understand the images and themes of The Rape of the Lock
  • Learn vocabulary terms
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