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Adam and Eve Paradise Lost by John Milton

Milton’s Poetic Style | Paradise Lost | Critical Note

“The name of Milton”, says Raleigh, has become the work, not of biography nor of a theme, but of a style the most distinguished in our poetry”. Whatever he has written, in “The...

Paradise Lost

Hero of Paradise Lost? Cogent Reasons with Textual Support

There is always controversy as to who is the hero of Paradise Lost? Some critics think that Satan is the actual hero whereas others favor Adam and even Jesus Christ. But Denis Surat considers Milton h...

John Milton's Paradise Lost Epic Poem

Fall of Man in Paradise Lost by John Milton

In this article, we will try to know that who is responsible for the fall of Man Adam or Eve? We will illustrate it in the light of our interpretation of Book IX – Paradise Lost. (Read about Fal...

Adam and Eve Paradise Lost by John Milton

Use of Epic Similes by John Milton in Paradise Lost

An important ingredient of Milton’s grand style is his use of epic similes. By using the examples of Paradise Lost, Book – I, we will elaborate this fact in the next paragraphs. A striking...

John Milton Paradise Lost Pagan Epics

Miltons’ Paradise Lost verses Conventional Pagan Epics

Critical examination of opening lines of Paradise Lost and discussion about how Milton’s invocation is different from that of conventional pagan epics: The first twenty-six lines of Paradise Los...

Importance of "Liberty or Obedience" in Paradise Lost

Importance of “Liberty or Obedience” in Paradise Lost

“Liberty of Disobedience”, can we say that the one is more important than the other to the author of Paradise Lost? John Milton was, from the very beginning of his active life, independent...

John Milton's Paradise Lost Epic Poem

John Milton’s Paradise Lost: His Aim of Epic Poem

Epic poems deal with personalities and events of divine importance. Around 800 B.C., Homer wrote the “Iliad” which dealt with gods and goddesses, heroes, lovely women, and romantic lovers’ dough...

Adam and Eve Paradise Lost by John Milton

John Milton’s Treatment of Adam and Eve in Paradise Lost

John Milton’s Treatment of Adam and Eve in Book IX of Paradise Lost Adam and Eve, the first couple on the face of the earth, are the chief ancestors of man. These are the only two human beings w...

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Life of John Milton (1608-74)

John Milton, who towers over all his contemporaries, was born in London in a family with strict puritan leanings. His father was a man of culture and a classical scholar. He had him carefully schooled...