*note* this paper sucks-I wrote it 1 hour before I had to hand it in. Use w/ caution.
In John Milton's epic poem Paradise Lost , the issue of who is to blame
fall of man is one that for the most part can be interpreted from a
reading of book IX. Based on the text, Eve played a larger role in the
to eat the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge of
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decision, he eats the apple and thus disobeys the word of God and
every thing he has been telling Eve that they must believe in. After the
is done, they fall into a terrible argument of who is to blame, but the
is that the two of the are equally at fault for the fall of man, because
could have prevented it if they had obeyed the will of God.