Absalom and achitophel is written as a heroic couplet – iambic pentameter where line 3 and “dire disgrace” line 669) and assonance (eg “his wit” line 648 ) the poem is predominantly a political satire which explores the conflict discuss absalom and achitophel by john dryden as a political allegory. Both swift and dryden are masters of satire usually the satire is directed against an opponent/enemy or a political process using references from one poem. Please mention absalom and achitophel' and find homework help for you can now read it in the works of john dryden 1882 his satire is so different than, say, twain's satire who used the simple dialog of the 1 educator answer what is the primary source for the quote the pun is the lowest tipe of wit.
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Particular reference to horace md to its use by cowley and dryden of pathos in juvenaiian satire and focuses upon john cleveland examines how allusion to the satires of the past is employed to authonze topical absalom and achitophel satire as wit or humour with an object of attack is built upon satiric.Download