John Dryden (1631-1700)

Things to Consider:
Terms to Know:
  • poet laureate (986)
  • satire (987)
  • mock-heroic (987)
  • heroic couplet (987)
  • "comedy of humors" (1012)
  • burlesque (1012)
  • caricature (1012)
  • grotesque (1012)
  • mock-epic (1012)
  • tautology (1013)
  • iambics (1018)
  • anagram (1018)
  • acrostic (1018)
Discussion Questions:
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"Mac Flecknoe" (ca. 1679, 1682)
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