Pope's Poems and Prose Summary and Analysis of An Essay on Man: Epistle II. Buy Study Guide. Summary. The subtitle of the second epistle is “Of the Nature and State of Man, with Respect to Himself as an Individual” and treats on the relationship between the individual and God’s greater design.. Epistle III Summary and Analysis Previous.
AN ESSAY ON CRITICISM. Written in the Year 1709. (by Pope, Alexander) THE CONTENTS OF THE Essay on Criticism. PART I. 1. That 'tis as great a fault to judge ill, as to write-ill, and a more dangerous one to the public. 2. The variety of men's Tastes; of a true Taste, how rare to be found.