Mario and Kaleia Pope wrote THE RAPE OF THE LOCK because he was trying to show that people should not value things that are invaluable he also thought that this would change the way the rich people who thought that they were better than others. Hair, when compared to the collective, is not as valuable – especially when you are on a boat in the middle of the river! (wikispace ppt) The trees of Golden hair that has been clipped. Comb pins, and cosmetics take the place of a weapon as awful as Beauty puts on all its arms. The fuss that high society makes over trifling matters such as breaches of deacon.