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Pope, Alexander

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Pronunciation: /pəʊp
 
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Definition of Pope, Alexander in English:

( 1688–1744), English poet. A major figure of the Augustan age, he is famous for his caustic wit and metrical skill, in particular his use of the heroic couplet. Notable works: The Rape of the Lock (1712; enlarged 1714); An Essay on Man (1733-4).

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