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Paradise Lost

John Milton

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1. Which angel does Satan trick by disguising himself as a cherub?

2. Which of the following forms does Satan not take?

3. In what book does the fall take place?

4. In which book of the Bible does the story of Adam and Eve occur?

5. Which devil advocates a renewal of all-out war against God?

6. What is Milton’s stated purpose in Paradise Lost?

7. Which of the following is not a character in Paradise Lost?

8. Which angel wields a large sword in the battle and wounds Satan?

9. When Satan leaps over the fence into Paradise, what does Milton liken him to?

10. Which angel tells Adam about the future in Books XI and XII?

11. Which of the following is not found in Hell?

12. Which statement about the Earth is asserted as true in Paradise Lost?

13. Which devil is the main architect of Pandemonium?

14. How many times does Milton invoke a muse?

15. Who leads Adam and Eve out of Paradise?

16. Which of the following poets does Milton emulate?

17. What is the stated subject of Paradise Lost?

18. Which devil is Satan’s second-in-command?

19. Who discusses cosmology and the battle of Heaven with Adam?

20. Which scene happens first chronologically?

21. Which of the angels is considered a hero for arguing against Satan?

22. In an attempt to defeat God and his angels, what do the rebel angels make?

23. According to Paradise Lost, which of the following does God not create?

24. Who does Milton name as his heavenly muse?

25. What does Eve do when she first becomes conscious?

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just wow

by jimmypagesscarf, September 03, 2013

This is it.... this is what sends us all to Hel....

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by Astori, April 21, 2014

I agree with most of the explanation and analysis above. But one thing else to be added is that a hero doesn't bear evil intentions ever, otherwise there would be no difference between a protagonist and an antagonist.

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Q. Consider 'Paradise Lost' as an Epic.

by touhidsm, April 22, 2014

Q. What qualities of an epic do you find in 'Paradise Lost'?

Ans: Paradise Lost is one of the finest examples of epic tradition in all of literature. Paradise Lost is an epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English poet John Milton. It was originally published in 1667 (though written nearly ten years earlier) in ten books, with a total of over ten thousand individual lines of verse.
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