Analysis of John Milton’s – Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost is a monumental epic poem in twelve books of blank verse. Paradise Lost is based on the Bible and other writings available in the Renaissance Era. The Epic begins with Milton's Intentions for "Paradise Lost." As stated in the beginning of the first book of Paradise Lost, Milton's intentions for writing his religious epic are to "assert Eternal Providence / And justify the ways of God to
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Of course, there will always be the danger of a reader getting wrapped-up in the drama of the epic or misreading the author's intentions, but through skillful descriptions, beneficial narrative tags, and striking comparison of scenes, Milton makes sure he aims the reader in the right direction.
Milton, John. Paradise Lost. John Milton: Complete Poems and Major Prose.
Ed. Merritt Y. Hughes. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1957. pp.
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