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To most readers the classical turns of expression,” the elliptical syntax,” the
occasional ruggedness of grammar present a bar. Of almost everybody the
extremely closepacked character of the style demands constant attention, and, on
Milton dictated his verses, probably, according to his ear, which, we are told, was
very delicate; but he made his poem conform to a system of versification which
was in great measure founded upon classical usage and which to some degree ...
... classical verse, having been carefully studied by grammarians and others, had
proved to have a system, just as English blank verse may have, and Milton was
too good a scholar not to be aware of the first point and to aim at the second.
Here sublimed means no more than “brought to its essential strength.” 238. Next
mate. Nearest companion ; nearest actually, and nearest in rank. 239. Stygian.
The Styx was in classical mythology one of the rivers of Hades, cf. ii. 577 and
92–843, which have generally been regarded as blemishes. 568. Obdured,
hardened ; obdurate. 575. Four infernal rivers. These four rivers, with their
characteristics, come from classical mythology. Cf., e. g., Ovid, Metam, xiv., or
Virgil, AEm. vi.
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LibraryThing Reviewביקורת משתמש - VivalaErin - LibraryThing
The shortest answer is: John Milton was a poetic genius. PL is so beautiful, you can't help but feel for Adam and Eve. Even Satan is a great character - he so wants to be an epic hero. This poem is a masterpiece, and he wrote it completely blind. Beautiful, absolutely amazing. קרא סקירה מלאה
LibraryThing Reviewביקורת משתמש - StefanY - LibraryThing
Historical significance and beautifully descriptive prose aside, I couldn't get into this book at all. Maybe it's too much familiarity with the plot or the inevitability of the impending doom of the ... קרא סקירה מלאה