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... and subsequent events, so that we can read this episode with a full idea of its
setting. We know that Satan and his angels had rebelled against the Highest. We
know that he succeeded in tempting Man to his fall. Between the two comes this ...
In these two books we have the true Miltonic power, unhampered by the
inevitable drawbacks which here and there interfere with our highest enjoyment
of some of that which comes after, whether it be the logic of the Almighty, the
warring of ...
Here comes the moment of indecision when “Conscience wakes despair that
slumbered,” the moment of possible return to the better, ended by that cry “Evil be
thou my good,” the moment when he becomes pledged forever to Evil. And as his
... we are given an account of the Creation in Book vii. It is a hollow sphere
carved out of Chaos, against which it is protected by a solid shell, of which Milton
makes a curious use in Book iii. 416–497. Satan comes to the outside from
These rather detailed similes are not an invention of Milton's: they were a part of
the traditional epic manner, coming ... that the reader comes near being dazzled
by the irridescence. , Addison, whose criticism on “Paradise Lost'' is interesting,” ...
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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