Good vs. Evil Milton's Paradise Lost
John Milton divided the characters in his epic poem Paradise Lost into two sides, one side under God representing good, and the other side under Satan representing evil and sin. Milton first introduced the reader to the character Satan, the representative of all evil, and his allegiance of fallen angels that aided in his revolt against God (Milton 35). Only later did Milton introduce the reader to all powerful God,
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able to see the bad in evil and sin, and the good and justification in the judgements of God and The Son.
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