Paradise lost research paper - Class: English 201 Paradise...

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Class: English 201 Paradise lost It is an epic poem written by John Milton in English Language. The first edition, of ten books was publishes in 1667; and the second edition, that completed the twelve books was published in 1674. The publisher of these poems was Simmons and they were printed in England. The characters of this marvelous and beautiful written poem are God, Satan, Adam and Eve. The writer of this poem, the paradise lost did not use Rhyme or Verse. Rhyme because the lines does not link or rhyme at the end of the line with another line. Verse forms because the lines are not in groups of two or more lines. The following terms are used in this poem: Style, Oxymoron, Simile, Meter, Enjambment, Pentameter, Blank verse, Hypotaxis, Gender or Mode, Characters, Setting and Point of view. Style is the effect of which is the tone of the text. In this poem has arrogance descriptions and tragic moments. Oxymoron also called paradox is using contradiction that strangely, makes sense on a deeper level. Example in line 63 on book I “ darkness visible.” In the dark there is no visibility. Simile
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