Surname1Student’s Name:Instructor:Institutional Affiliation:Submission Date:Analysis of Victor Hugo's Poem “Et nox facta est” The biographical context of Victor Hugo's epic Poem “Et nox facta est” under consideration relates to the life of the poet, Victor Hugo. The poet looks like he's sympathizing with Satan in the immediate stanzas of the poem (Rogghe Paragraph I). From the way the life of Victor Hugo is relating to the poem in question, it raises some interesting questions regarding Satan such as: What is it that happened? Is Satan just misunderstood and not truly evil? Is he just in pain and filled with so much guilt and pain that he can't even bring himself to try to do good anymore? Is he still trying to get back to heaven even after all of this time? Moreover, it can be deduced that Victor Hugo is very religious as far as the relationship of the biographical context of the poem to the life of Victor Hugo is concerned. For instance, he gives out the vivid description of the negativity of the Satan, "It's sinister round was seen in the night. And in this somber silence, its fiery ulcers were seen subsiding under leprosy of the dark (Rogghe Paragraph VIII). Also, Victor Hugo in his poem is seen to be more concerned with somepeople in the Bible (the book of Genesis) such as Judas and Cain. Also, a French poet and a novelist, Victor Hugo, is witnessed in his poem to be much concerned about the Biblical events such as the creation of light and darkness as well as the throwing away of Satan from Heaven by God.
Surname2Moreover, there is the rampant use of Biblical allusions in poetry by Victor Hugo. The use of Biblical allusions creates a more vivid understanding of the creation of the universe by God. For instance, from the critical analysis of Victor Hugo’s poem, we can see God’s word giving rise to a man by the name Cain.