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86, “the realms; ” or, in i. 249, “the fields;” or, in i. 321, “the vales.” These
expressions have neither power nor force. The reader of Milton's day probably
regarded them as necessities of epic expression. Such expressions are not,
In spite of a certain vagueness in each description, perhaps because of it, they all
have a common force, —a force which can hardly fail to impress you, even
though you cannot well describe your impressions. Consider the shorter
When we say that he is powerful, we mean that he imposes himself upon us, so
that we feel the force of his ideas, and see things as he sees them. And when we
say Milton is noble, we mean that his ideas are on a high plane, and that things ...
... the glorious enterprise, Joined with me once, now misery hath joined 90 In
equal ruin ; into what pit, thou seest, From what highth fallen so much the
stronger proved He with his thunder : and till then who knew The force of those
dire arms ?
... to the fierce contention brought along 100 Innumerable force of spirits armed,
That durst dislike his reign, and, me preferring, His utmost power with adverse
power opposed In dubious battle on the plains of Heaven, And shook his throne.
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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