Samson Agonistes Notes

Samson Agonistes Notes - Book of Judges: About judgement,...

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Book of Judges: About judgement, everyone being their own judge, God judging everyone. A time without leadership, without kings. Delilah: He fell in love with a woman in the valley of Sorek: Why is Delilah not explicitly made a Philistine? She is approached by the lords of the Phillistines, but she is never explicitly said to be a philistine. Notes: living in the valley of sorek would allow her to be a philistine or an Israelite. The lords go through her: They see that Samson’s weakness is through women The name Delilah means “to flirt” Nagged him with hr words, and pestered him, he was tired to death: She talks a lot, she is annoying, Did it for money Three women in bible? Milton Silence to a woman— repeated Why does Milton make comparison with ship? (pg. 395) She also wants to apologies, make amends (pg. 395-96) Delilah is shown as weaker, or stronger? (398) Money? (398) Only one mention Love for her country made her do it, fame (402) Cuts out the prostitute from Gaza She was faithful to her people, he was not
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course BUAD 305 taught by Professor Davila during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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