STUDY QUESTIONS MILTON PARADISE LOST E316K Bruster

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STUDY QUESTIONS MILTON PARADISE LOST E316K Bruster Please note: there is a helpful audiotext of Books One and Nine of Paradise Lost on the UT Web: http://www.laits.utexas.edu/miltonpl/ It was constructed by John Rumrich, Olin Bjork, and Shea Suski, and presents a spoken-word recording while the words trail across your screen. It’s well worth checking out and using as an aid to your understanding of Milton. Book 1 Read Milton’s apparatus prefacing Paradise Lost : the paragraph on “The Verse” and “The Argument” of Book I (his prose summary of the book’s plot). How do these prepare you for what’s to come? What kind of poet does Milton seem to be? What are his values? Book One begins with an invocation to his muse. Who or what is his muse? How does this differ from the classical epic? What book does Milton use as his primary resource for Paradise Lost ? What is Milton’s language like? That is, what does it feel like read his poetry aloud, and what, exactly, about his style produces this effect? You might look
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