Comparing Pope, Blake, and Eliot Essay

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Pope's way of dealing with life and its problems seemed to be in the theory of just leaving it all up to God, and "whatever is, is right." In the end Gods plan will be done and nothing will change or deviate your life outcomes from what he has planned. Throughout Pope's An Essay of Man it seemed to me that God may only make us aware of what we can handle or appropriately comprehend. Thus, the reason the Lamb did not panic as it "licks the hand about to shed his blood," and it would seem that he's also saying man has no idea what angels are capable of doing or what they have planned for mankind. I also believe that even the simplest of man, the "Indian," knew that the only way to be close to God and understand what some of his views were …show more content…
Pope's way of dealing with life and its problems seemed to be in the theory of just leaving it all up to God, and "whatever is, is right." In the end Gods plan will be done and nothing will change or deviate your life outcomes from what he has planned. Throughout Pope's An Essay of Man it seemed to me that God may only make us aware of what we can handle or appropriately comprehend. Thus, the reason the Lamb did not panic as it "licks the hand about to shed his blood," and it would seem that he's also saying man has no idea what angels are capable of doing or what they have planned for mankind. I also believe that even the simplest of man, the "Indian," knew that the only way to be close to God and understand what some of his views were was to look through nature, and that the world is safer for those who are desolate from the rest of the worlds' teachings. Then Pope goes on to show that God favors no one and every ones problems are equal across the board with no favoritism shown toward the "hero" or the "sparrow," and Pope shows that the death to both are similar in significance in Gods eyes. We are all blind to the Lords plan, and when something comes that he has planned we can be like the mole and have dim sight of it, or we can be like the lynx's with a beam of sight with total understanding of the situation. In the end though again it comes down to what will be done by the lord will be done, from dust to dust we shall return. Blake has a similar view on life and the
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