Assignment 8

Epistle I of Alexander Pope's "Essay on Man" concerns itself with the nature of man and with his place in the universe. Read Epistle I very carefully, take good notes, and go through all of the reading questions. Your essay should be 300-350 words.

Topic 1. Describe in your own words what, according to Alexander Pope, is the nature of man and his place in the universe.

Topic 2. According to Alexander Pope, why is man unhappy, and what does he need to know and understand in order to be happy?

Do not include in your essay anything that is not related to the topic. DO NOT COPY OR QUOTE ANYTHING! Just use your own words.