Paradise Lost


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Paradise Lost

Milton’s epic poem of man’s first disobedience. [Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
See: Epic
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However that may be, it was now that Milton began his greatest work, Paradise Lost.
But I do not think you can hope to read Paradise Lost with true pleasure yet a while.
But in spite of Adam, in spite of everything that can be said against it, Paradise Lost remains a splendid poem.
It was soon after this third marriage that Paradise Lost was finished and published.
People now came to visit the author of Paradise Lost, as before they had come to visit great Cromwell's secretary.
Arnold took a stool at Blanche's feet, and opened the "First Book" of Paradise Lost.
Fortunately the books were written in the language, the elements of which I had acquired at the cottage; they consisted of Paradise Lost, a volume of Plutarch's Lives, and the Sorrows of Werter.
But Paradise Lost excited different and far deeper emotions.
We wrecked everybody of note, including all Homer's most taking characters and the hero of Paradise Lost.
In the family "keeping-room," as it is termed, he will remember the staid, respectable old book-case, with its glass doors, where Rollin's History,[1] Milton's Paradise Lost, Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, and Scott's Family Bible,[2] stand side by side in decorous order, with multitudes of other books, equally solemn and respectable.
This volume introduces and analyzes John MiltonAEs Paradise Lost through biography of the writer and critical interpretation of the epic poem and its construction, as well as examining MiltonAEs syllabus as a teacher, his theology, the evolution of his dramatic drafts, and the publication process.
This collection contains nine valuable essays on Milton's Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained, but I question the premise contained in the title, viz.

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