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Paradise Lost a Poem, with a Biogr. and Critical Account of the Author [By E. Fenton]
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No description available, In purely poetic value em Paradise Regained em is little inferior to its predecessor There may be nothing in the poem that can quite touch the first two books of em Paradise Lost em for magnificence but there are several things that may fairly be set beside almost anything in the last ten The splendid stand at bay of the discovered tempter Tis true I am that spirit unfortunate in the first book his rebuke of Belial in the second and the picture of the magic banquet it must be remembered that though it is customary to extol Milton s asceticism the story of his remark to his third wife and the Lawrence and Skinner sonnets go the other way above all the panoramas from the mountaintop in the third and fourth the terrors of the night of storm the crisis on the pinnacle of the temple are quite of the best Milton which is equivalent to saying that they are of the best of one kind of poetry br br The Cambridge History of English and American Literature, John Milton s Paradise Lost is one of the greatest epic poems in the English language It tells the story of the Fall of Man a tale of immense drama and excitement of rebellion and treachery of innocence pitted against corruption in which God and Satan fight a bitter battle for control of mankind s destiny The struggle rages across three worlds heaven hell and earth as Satan and his band of rebel angels plot their revenge against God At the center of the conflict are Adam and Eve who are motivated by all too human temptations but whose ultimate downfall is unyielding love br Marked by Milton s characteristic erudition Paradise Lost is a work epic both in scale and notoriously in ambition For nearly years it has held generation upon generation of audiences in rapt attention and its profound influence can be seen in almost every corner of Western culture br br P Tantor, A tragedy by John Milton it is considered the greatest English drama based on the Greek model and is known as one more suited for reading than performance The work deals with the final phase of Samson s life and recounts the story as told in the Old Testament Book of Judges Himself blind when he wrote Samson Agonistes Milton depicts Samson the once mighty warrior as blinded and a prisoner of the Philistines Samson conquers self pity and despair however and is granted a return of his old strength He pulls down the pillars that support the temple of the Philistine god Dagon crushing himself along with his captors