Abstract – scaricare il file per l'appunto completo Alexander Pope was born in London in 1688. His life began with several disadvantages: he was the son of elderly parents and a Roman Catholic. To be a Catholic at that time meant exclusion from the universities and public offices as well as being denied the right to vote. Besides, since his childhood, he suffered from a form of tubercolosis which resulted in a deformity of the spine and left him hunchbacked and dwarfish. In spite of his handicap, by his twenties he had entered London society and made friends with – segue nel file da scaricare