Collapse of everything that Milton held dear during this time during this

Collapse of everything that milton held dear during

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Collapse of everything that Milton held dear during this time- during this period he wrote Paradise Lost Milton 1606- Born to a bourgeois london family 120-9 Attends St. Paul's school snf Christ Church, Cambridge University 1645- Publishes first book of poetry 1649-58- Latin Secretary to the Commonwealth government and Cromwell's Protectorate 1660- Hiding and brief imprisonment after the Restoration 1667- Paradise Lost published 1674- Dies Paradise Lost Described as a pastoral epic- Pardise is described as idyllic while Milton continudilty turns to Satan who can be liked by the audience Satan is a poetic figure- charming and relatable Book 4- Eve and her creation- she begins off questioning her existence Book 8- Adam’s creation Book 9- First fight Hero- God Milton made Satan the hero in this story He’s more human than the other characters because of his flaws Something more human to Satan, he has desires we can understand, his prie, jealous, justify, flawed Stanley Fish- rode a book during the 70s PG. 1946- Of man's first disobedience Very long like chaucer He’s interpreting a biblical story Three things we know about God in the world - he seeks to justice the way of God to men One God is all powerful God is holy good There is evil in the world
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Sin was born from Satan’s forehead- sin does not come from God Pg. 2003- Milton describes Eden Introduces readers to Eden thought the eyes of Satan, he goes to Eden and spies on Adam and Eve - trouble in paradise before they even eat the apple Key Words English Revolution Charles need for money Unable to work together Raising merchant class and aristocrats - increasing wealth for the merchants and wants more power Charles influenced by Laude- a priest, brings back the stone antlers What is the source of power? God or the people What kind of church government is laid down in england? Less of a priest centered church What should be the relationship between church and state Restoration the return of a hereditary monarch to a throne, a head of state to government, or a regime to power. Character of Eve compared to Malvolio in Tweltfh Night Eve and Malviolo both are considered egocentric Eve: Milton paints her as a narcissistic by making the first thing she does on earth is stare at herself Malvolio: His character begins off known for having a large ego and thinking everyone loves him English 225: Milton Paradise Lost Part 2 Paradise Lost Satan first shows us Eve’s creation and how she questions it Problem between Adam and Eve is they are suppose to be equal but are not- lack of freedom In Milton’s World Eve never has a chance Eve is surprised by the image of herself on the lake, God explains her destiny to her Her reaction is “what could i do but follow straight thus ahead” she doesn't want to go Eve tells Adam basically your hot
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