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in An Essay on Criticism,Alexander Pope defines the use of wit in literature,stating that a poet should use plain language and restrict the use of metaphor.Why does the Pope not apply definition of wit to the Rape of the Lock.

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    The Pilgrim Progress is an allegory,that is, he used names to represent abstract qualities. Do you know how Vaniy Fair and the character's names--Obstinate,Pliable, Help and Failthful--demonstrate traits for which they are named and how hey affect Christian's journey.
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    john bunyan's the pilgrim's progress is an allegory, that is, he used names to present abstract qualities. explain how vanity fair, obstinate, pliable, help and faithful demonstrate the traits for which they are named, and how they affect christian's journey.

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