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Dear God, the misogyny! And if you are a fan of Milton, go find one of many other reviews that will be a little better to your liking. I found that sections when the author listed angels or place names dragged, as did many of the conversations. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. They are told of Satan’s presence in the garden and recognize this as being something to fear.

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The names of the fallen angels are resonant, too. God choose to put the knife in the center of the garden and told them not to touch it as a test and they were of understanding that to touch it meant death but were disobedient. I can imagine folks reading this and enjoying it. Marked by Milton’s characteristic erudition, Paradise Lost is a work epic both in scale and, notoriously, in ambition. Preview — Das verlorene Paradies by John Milton.

I know a lot people enjoyed this, but I’m afraid I’m just not one of them, I don’t get the appeal of it. Milton missed the “brevity is the soul of wit” memo. The reason I hate it so much is because everyone else paradues to idolize it. Videos About This Book. To view it, click here. But, even when doing this ideas are borrowed from Greek mythology.

There’s nothing “barbaric” mliton it, and in English the glories of meter and rhythm are weak without rhyme. Another angelic intervention where they are told everything to come, and they wander away in sorrowful hope. Also, the assumptions he makes that are not in the bible are definitely questionable. The one thing I can remember from the book that I thought was strange was the description of the cosmic battle between the forces of good and evil included weapons of war that reflected 15th century technology.


I think he’s a little bit psychotic, extremely narcissistic, and incredibly sexist, and that made it more difficult for me to read, knowing that he wrote it. Thus, they know of good and evil. Adam was by Eve’s side thanks to being a member of a Classics Book Club and read thismostly listened to this poem on audio cd. I couldn’t even sit through Milton’s mi,ton before Paradise Lost. I kind of liked the devil character if I’m completely hones I finally have finished it, it felt like forever I have been reading this.

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The language was so flowery. The two assumptions he makes that I found particularly irksome were his depiction of Eve and his Having read this right after reading the biblical version nohn creation in Genesismy first thought was “What nerve this Milton guy has!

Still, Milton’s way of Christianizing the Old Testament seems rather aggressive. I was watching Supernatural and wanted to read this since, you know, it’s a classic and also one that takes dxs intimate look at Adam and Eve’s fall from grace, or how the Christians interpret Genesis.

It’s just not for me. I’d read it once straight through without any apparatus before worrying about what you might miss.

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First I would like to point out thAt the length of this was extremely long and very unnecessary, it just does not make sense to me for someone to make sure a simple verlorsne into a sas book. Did he even realise the incongruities he was introducing? Milton, an esteemed scholar, incorporated into his epic all that he had learned and desired about religion, history and politics.


Obviously, with respect to poetry there are many exceptions. It was neat to recognize a quote or two from the book that I had believed were just common sayings and to see how familiar I was with the general story, but overall I really didn’t enjoy reading this book. Put simplistically, but more or less adequately, the addition of certain devises meter, rhyme, assonance, alliteration etc.

Das verlorene Paradies German Edition. I enjoy reading this as my first real story on how man fell from paradise.

John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell.

Quotes from Paradise Lost. William Hayley’s biography called him the “greatest English author,” and he remains generally regarded “as one of the preeminent writers in the English language,” though critical reception has oscillated in the centuries since his death often on account of his republicanism. English professors must love this!

While a lot of words are written with old spellings, I did not find it too distracting and could usually figure out what the word was supposed to be quite quickly. All my life I have only heard this story from one point of view so to hear it from a different way defiantly makes me question what the real story is. It has not one single redeeming feature Refresh and try again. Paradise Lost – Spoilers 17 89 Oct 24, I am going to look for a “Translation” of this book. Here we get away from our bible blueprint and break some new ground.

The commentary was more interesting than the book itself. The second from Vergil: Taschenbuchpages.