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When god created Eve he took Adams rib and put him to sleep. That would be a perfect version. His poetry, but more importantly his prose, shows that as Dr.

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It has not one single redeeming feature But that’s not an obstacle to enjoyment. So he tosses in references to stuff that have nothing to do with the story. What way of seeing! That being said, Paradise Lost is still a good work to verrlorene.

The truth is that we humans can sometimes be drawn to cynical and maniacal characters in plethora of movies, series, books, etc but ;aradies don’t ever see Satan in that light because he is our beloved God’s and our own enemy. Poetry is not for me.

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In the end, there’s nothing important in Paradise Lost that isn’t already told in the Bible with far greater power. Also leaves me with a very different perspective in all of this people. However, I must agree with Samuel Johnson’s critique that I read the poem “for duty rather than pleasure.

One of Satan’s most important ‘features’ as a character in PL is his unrest in seeking revenge.

This is almost onomatopoeic. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I could probably even attempt to justify why Adam and Eve seem to gain absolutely nothing from eating the fruit of knowledge. If the child dies while playing with a knife it is the child’s fault in innocence, ignorance and paradis but more of the parents fault because of negligence. Oh my God, I did not know when I commenced this book that I would be reading dialogues of Satan and his minions for parsdies on end.


Books by John Verlorebe. Guilt, that inwardly looking foe. The stories of Genesis just don’t hold up when translated into this talky, ornate idiom. Every line was a painful grind. Satan is the mind wholly free of limitation, free to wander in whatever direction it pleases, without the limitations and divine guide of Christian conscience and, of course, submission. Milton’s feat – which I look upon with a weary sort of admiration – is a Herculean task for the reader all the same. PL is very fresh in my mind, and I have so many incoherent thoughts floating around that I for pxradies reason just had to vomit them all for you in one fell or maybe ‘foul’ swoop.

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Milton, as a Christian, is in his right to make this interpretation, I suppose. Glosses and footnotes can be helpful or distracting. The former was because in some cases it felt like the author was just trying to list as many as possible without fleshing them out, while in the latter it may have been an issue I had with the style. If it was just allowed to be a historical work, something very much a product of it’s time, but a great read if you’re into Bible fanfiction, I would have no problem with it.

I would argue that that is why readers of Paradise Lost can have such different views; some are more attuned with their own id and some more with their own superego.

There’s some fascinating and seriously messed up stuff: Now, I was the kind of kid to read Shakespeare in 6th grade and defend him when the rest of my classmates rolled about in agony, so I’m not necessarily afraid of dense works.

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It is something that I feel everyone should read part of at least once, but it is hard to get through. Each is a part of Milton himself. Adam’s response to Eve’s dream which foreshadows the fall of humankind is interesting, ‘But know that in the soul Are many lesser faculties, that serve Reason as chief; among these Fancy next Her office holds; of all external things Which the five watchful senses represent, She forms imaginations, aery shapes, Which Reason, joining or paradjes, frames All what we affirm or what deny, and call Our knowledge or opinion; then retires Into her private cell, when nature rests.


It is not what I like to read and I only read it because I had too for my course. Can it be sin to know, Can it be death?

Sin, bound up with perverted wisdom, from the head of Lucifer himself, propagates its ruin through Death, its bedfellow. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Pararies was the seventeenth century! I do not like stories such as these, for they are myths passed down for possible ‘truths’ and can sometimes be believed when they shouldn’t be. I feel badly in writing so negatively about Milton. Well, what did I expect.

Ver,orene so much better that my own have found Milton one of the very greatest poets – a rich source of delight and inspiration. Apradies who is allegedly as educated in the classic genre as you are should probably be used to the whole idea of women being objects, no? These examples are only by way of illustration. Sorry, on the book it’s clear that God, Jesus and the Angels are all male, and that the Women are just a by product of perfection and not a near match.

Such is my disappointment that I don’t really care to think about this work much longer.