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Paradise Lost is told by a third-person omniscient narrator. Readers learn that the narrator is the author, John Milton, when he inserts references to himself, as he does in discussing his blindness in Book 3: "these eyes, that roll in vain/To find thy piercing ray."
Paradise Lost is told in the present tense.
Paradise Lost refers to the expulsion of the first humans, Adam and Eve, from the Garden of Eden after they commit sin by eating from the forbidden Tree of Knowledge.
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