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The Bluebird Bet (Welcome to Tall Pines eIvations for rebelling but has him fail to notice that God cannot be uestioned or defeated However this reuires that one absolutely believe this assertion withoutver testing it Anyone who accepts it unuestioningly such as CS Lewis is bound to believe that the Devil is foolish to uestion the natural orderHowever Milton himself states that the Devil had no choice but to doubt and due to our own rational minds man cannot help doubting Hot-Blooded Italians either In this case we might fall in with Blake and suggest that Milton was the Devil s man not because he wanted to be but because he carried biblical rhetoric to its rational conclusionThis is illustrated in a rather shocking way in the creation of Eve finding herself utterly new to the world she sees her own reflection in a puddle and finding it beautiful leans down naively and tries to kiss it This amusing retelling of the myth of Narcissus indicates that God made women naturally autoerotic and bisexualSadly this never made it into modern Christianity for some reason but it does show the strength of Paradise Lost Milton provides rhetorical support forvery idea he Mlynowski Teen Thriller exploresven those he did not side with It is a great book of uestions and a book which demands the reader think and try to understandWe are supposed to sympathize with the Devil because he is heroic and dangerous but we also know he is the Devil We know that to sympathize with him is wrong and that he is supposed to be wrong Milton here invented the concept of the Devil we cannot help but sympathize with and who we must fight daily to overcomeHe defined sin as doubt but without realizing that doubt will always deconstruct an old answer and suggest a new one The fact remains that metaphysically doubt can only injure us in a realm we cannot know Reggie exists As thenemy of any tyranny of men of ideas doubt is the helpmeet of all who struggle The Devil is the father of doubt and the final outcome of doubt is always accepting that we are fundamentally ignorant Switchback either in our believing or in our not believingHe also uses the English language in anntirely idiomatic and masterful way his is one of the few uniue voices of English Reading him sometimes proves a challenge for those without a background in Latin since his sentence structure and particularly his verb use are stripped down and multipurpose taking the form of metaphysical poets to its logical conclusionHe is also one of the most knowledgeable and allusive of writers Marrying Marcus (Virgin Brides, especially when it comes to the longer form Hisncyclopedic Belonging (Temptation, exploration of myths reinvention of scenes and adoption of ideas make this work one of the most wide reaching and interconnected in EnglishThis can make his work somewhat daunting for readers who are often unwilling to read the books he references in preparation for tackling him which I find rather ironic since no one complains about having to read ten thousand pages of Harry Potter before tackling the last book There s all this debate over why Satan is so appealing in Paradise Lost Did Milton screw up Is he being cynical or a double secret atheist And why is God such a dickBut no one asks whether say Shakespeare screwed up in making Iago so much fun they just give him credit for writing an awesome villain And that s all Milton s doing Satan is tempting for us because Satan is tempting for us That s the point of Satan If Milton didn t make him as appealing as possible he d be doing Satan a disservice And Eve for that matterSimilarly God s a dick because God s a dick You ve read the Old Testament He s notxactly all flowers and hugs there If Im Found (If I Run either Again Milton s just being true to his characters and writing a great story while he s at it There s slightly to it than that yeah Forxample it s hinted a little that God sets Satan up to fall He gives a stern warning that anyone who disobeys him or his son will be cast out of Heaven But since there s no sin or CaddyGirls evil at the time of his speech why give the warning Isn t that like saying Don t touch these cookies while I m gone to a kid who didn t realize there were cookies until you pointed them outHere s my advice to people considering reading Paradise Lost read the first two books It starts with a bang and it s pretty amazing for a while It slows down a bit in books III VII so if you re not totally sold in the first two books I was you canither uit altogether with a fair idea of what Milton sounds like or skip to books IX and X IX is the actual temptation and fall Assignment especially fun if you re a misogynist and X is an astonishing seuence where Adam and Eve contemplate suicideWhy am I mocked with death and lengthened out To deathless pain How gladly would I meetMortality my sentencehis dreadful voice no Would thunder in myars Adam X774 780 We ve totally mucked this up and our kids are gonna justifiably hate us because we got kicked out of Paradise and maybe we should just uit while we re behind But really the whole thing is worth it Took me a while it s intense stuff so I found that I had to read a book and then chew on it for a while to process it before moving to the next one but it s coolIn book VIII if you re cosmologically minded Milton lays out the whole universe Like Giordano Bruno he understands that our Philosophy of Religion earth is a tiny speck in the universe and he gets that all the stars are suns like ours and therefore could have planets like ours around them He also thinks they might be inhabited our species might not be God s onlyxperiment Elsewhere other Adams and Eves may have faced the same test of the Tree of Knowledge and they might have passed it Isn t that an amazing thoughtIn books XI and XII Michael tells Adam sortof all the rest of the stories in the Old Testament which of course boil down to So shall the world go onTo good malignant to bad men benignUnder her own weight groaning XII 537 539That s your fault there Adam Nice workHe rushes through them though and it makes me wonder whether Milton had originally intended to retell the No Respect entire Old Testament but got bored or intimidated or something That would ve been remarkable Certainly Paradise Lost is better literature than the Old Testament is and significantly coherentIt s also better literature than almostverything The Spirituality Revolution else Second best poem by a blind guyver Portions of this book were assigned for my Brit Lit class I read about half of the assigned portions I was distracted at the time by various vents in life and wasn t yet a very good student My professor had done his PhD work on Milton and taught with a contagious passion So much passion that I decided after the discussion was Over To Buy The Whole to buy the whole During our five day Fall Break In My Sopho break in my sopho I sat on the front lawn of my college and read Paradise Lost Nonstop getting up for meals and other important breaks but otherwise spending that whole break reading Milton Hardly anyone lse remained on campus The weather was cool and breezy and beautiful I sat under a tree and read lengthy portions out loud which helped me get into the rhythm Once in the rhythm of reading I tasted heaven itself This book was an awakening for me a trigger that opened up my soul and *allowed me to understand a small portion of Economies and Cultures eternity It was anpiphany *me to understand a small portion of Designing with Web Standards eternity It was anpiphany for me one which transformed my soul and remains in many ways an anchor for my faith During the dark times of my soul I remembered those days and knew knew knew there was something to still hope for This is a hard read and one that likely reuires a lot. F mankind's destiny The struggle rages across three worlds heaven hell and Sadies Surrender (Oyster Harbor, 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 Paradise Lost is the uintessentialpic poem and its protagonist Satan is the uintessential anti hero Better to reign in Hell than to serve in Heaven It s almost impossible to read this without in some way sympathising with him Although he is vain full of pride and Structure Of The Nucleus evil he is still a fallen angel And that s kind of important In thearly cantos he is powerful persuasive and godly though he ultimately becomes corrupted by his own selfish desires and ruins himself He is blinded by ambition and God s glory He is jealous and power hungry and reals over what he will never have He deteriorates and festers becoming First Anthology evil as his pain increases The hell he feels at his separation from God is projected outwards and he looses himself in maelstrom ofmotions that inflict his soul He lives in denial and becomes demented that much so he is reduced to the form of a snake The once magnificent angel tall and proud now slithers on the floor with the beasts Satan is fearless Eternal damnation did not make him baulk As a form of petty revenge for his perpetual banishment from heaven Satan determines to corrupt mankind and prove that God s creation is fallible weak and debased He creates Sin and Death his children the means of ntering Earth through hell Through temptation he has his victory Eve ats the apple in the garden of Passage Through Crisis eden because of his coercion God punishes Adam and Eve banishing them to Earth Satan has achieved his goal though his fate remains unchanged and his once noble intentions have become so distorted that he becomes the very personification ofvil Abashed the devil stood and felt how awful goodness is and saw Virtue in her shape how lovely and pined his loss The poem interprets the idea of salvation and redemption present in the bible Despite his crimes Satan never attempts a reconciliation Humanity on the other hand toils on Science, Technology and Culture earth worships god and seeks forgiveness It displays the idea that obedience to God is the creed in which one should live by and that all hierarchiesxist for a reason to break them is to break the rule of God As such some critics see political arguments within the text arguing that Satan represents Oliver Cromwell the usurper and that God represent Charles I the lord and king of the lands It s an interesting reading for sure Like all great poetry Paradise Lost can be read in many different ways The religious allegory and imagery is The Road to Einsteins Relativity excellent There s so much to say about this poem and it has influenced so many other writers in the centuries after its original publication I wonder how much so though I can think of numerousxamples in modern literature that would not have Black Boy existed if not for the influence and pertinence of the ideas presented here Putting aside the beauty of the poetry and the allegories it s a fantastic story that has permeated so many others it s legacyndures It s a powerful piece and the tragic story of Satan will always remain the most Nighttime Sweethearts endearing aspect of it for meBlog Twitter Facebook Insta Academia When I think of Milton spic poem about Satan and his fall from grace I most freuently think of two anecdotes apart from the actual work brilliant and a foundation of modern literature as it isFirst I recall the scene from Animal House when Donald Sutherland begins a smarmy condescendingly pretentious uestion to his class about Milton s intentions for introducing Satan as such an interesting character punctuating the delivery with a crisp bite of his apple As the bell rings and the class dutifully Maternity Bride (Silhouette Desire escapes from his lecture he deflates and mutters about how boring it all isSecondly I recall a misadventure I had in college At the time I was an honors English student at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville back in the post ice age times of the lateighties I unslung my Civil War musket and headed to class knowing that I had been guilty of aggravated student procrastination Due that very morning was a paper we actually used morning was a paper we actually used physically write out Safe in My Arms essays back then with pen or pencil and on anssay book and my very ambitious subject was a comparison between the literary styles of Presunta colpevole epic and tragedy and using asxamples Milton s Paradise Lost and Shakespeare s King Lear Not only was the paper not done but I had not completely read ither workI jaunted into class with the intention of asking for a couple of days xtra to clean up my notes My professor who up to that time had been a model of undergraduate cool now turned authoritarian and replied no it was due no later than the nd of the day I could drop it off at her office by four pm Keeping my cool I just had to tidy up the final draft after all I walked out of class down the hall and then broke into a loping lycanthropic run for my room To this day almost thirty years later I can remember the soul crushing dread of sitting down and staring at my painfully scanty notesWell sports fans I turned in one for the ages slinging xcrement than a West Texas cow rancher in springtime Not only were Milton and Shakespeare comparable they were best mates tennis doubles partners and drinking buddies The two works were like Forrest and Jenny peas and carrotsB minus Milton wrote this while blind and claimed it was the result of divine inspiration which visited him nightly There are few texts that could reasonably be added into the Bible and this is certainly one of them the Divine Comedy is another Paradise Lost outlines portions of the Bible which thanks to its haphazard combination of mythic stories are never fully His To Claim (McBain Brothers Alpha, explored In fact most of Paradise Lost has become tacitly accepted into the Christian mythosven if most Christians do not recognize it as a source It also updated not only the The Black Sheeps Baby (Into The Heartland) (Into The Heartland) (Silhouette Intimate Moments, epic but the heroic form and its uestioning of the devil is a great philosophicalxploration Pursuit of Justice even if it may ultimately prove a failure as I shall try toxplainThe uestion remains Dangerous to Touch even if the Vatican did notxplicitly include it why are there not smaller sects which so often spring up around such and inspiring and daring work The answer is that one need not Once Upon a Seduction (Its All About Attitude explicitly include something that has been included implicitly Many readers accept Milton s view ofvents as accurate and that it was wholly derived from the Bible when in fact it is largely an original workUnder Constantine Hell and the Devil were re conceptualized The representation of hell in the bible is often of Hell in the Bible is often and does not include fire and brimstone Hell is defined as absence from God and nothing This is supposed to be a painful and unfulfilling xperience but not literal physical torture Much of the modern conceptualization of Hell is based upon Hellenic mythological influences and verses from Revelation taken out of context The place of fire and brimstone is where the Devil and the Antichrist are put after the apocalypse and is never stated *as being related to human afterlifeLikewise the Devil is most commonly depicted as *being related to human afterlifeLikewise the Devil is most commonly depicted as greedy idiot chasing after farts The only tempting he ver does Biblically is during Job where he must first ask God if he is permitted to interfere The concept of the Devil as a charming rebellious trickster and genius is ntirely MiltonHe portrays him this way to align Satan with the heroic figures of Epic Poetry This is not because he thinks of the Devil as a hero but rather so he can show that our heroes should not be rebellious murderers as they were in ancient stories but humble pious simple menHe gives the Devil philosophical and political mot. John Milton's Paradise Lost is one of the greatest pic poems in the English language It tells the story of the Fall of Man a tale of immense drama and xcitement of rebellion and treachery of innocence pitted against corruption in which God and Satan fight a bitter battle for control ,


Of space uiet and time It takes a while to get into his rhythm and finally dance with his words but if you can if you can get away from this world for a while and devote yourself to Milton s work you ll find a new reality opening up The man saw heaven The man knew God His writing is genius and xtraordinary far beyond anything A Wanted Man (Silhouette Intimate Moments, else I vever read This book literally changed my soul and my life EDIT 26122018 I m not answering comments on this review any because I find that I have to constantly repeat myself If you feel the need to point out Paradise Lost is a classic and was written during an My Spy (Mission: Impassioned, era when women had few rights please refer to the comment section I m fucking done The 50 word review that launched a thousand trollsFuck your misogyny Fuck your scorning Greek gods as false gods then using its mythology left and right as metaphors Fuck your punishing the serpent when You knew it was possessed by Satan Fuck Ah forget it in middle school i had seen this book lying around the house and for some reason it struck me as very impressive i didn tver want to read it but i wanted to give off the impression that i was the type of person who would read it i did this with a few other books too catcher in the rye on the road ct i carried it to school so that teachers would see it in my possession and prominently displayed it on my bedside table to let friends and family know after actually reading the book for a brit lit class i realized how wrong my thirteen year old self was with the image i assumed i was portraying most likely people realized that i was desperate for attention and for some strange reason was using john milton to get it but on the off chance they did believe i was into paradise lost i must have seemed like a total psycho the book is about a war waged in hell after satan s fall into the underworld all of the descriptions are completely graphic and grotesue i think i blocked a lot out but i do remember a female demon who is repeatedly raped by her sons immediately after giving birth to them yuck thank god i realized later that the best way to get attention is through cigarettes and promiscuity not literature THE CONUEST OF PRIDEThe road winds inListlessness of ancient warLangour of broken steelClamour of confused wrong aptIn silence Memory is strongBeyond the bone Pride snappedShadow of pride is longTS ELIOT RANNOCH AT GLENCOEWhen TS Eliot visited the Scottish Highlands in his later years he saw at first hand the site of the Glencoe Massacre at the time of the doomed Jacobite uprising of 1689 As he mused who knows if he also thought of his own arlier words on this poetry poetry that was composed at a religiously fractious moment of British history in the same timeframe as Glencoe Milton s Paradise Lost Perhaps he was remembering his comment that Milton could never The Baby Album endear himself to us readersBut maybe also this great twentieth century poet called to mind as he meditated on war and pride his own opinion that there is no wisdom beyond the wisdom of humility Pride begins andnds all wars and pride ca Is Satan coming Are we in the End of DaysIs the Earth heating under the Sun s RaysIs it all make believe manipulation or trueWhy on this wonderful Earth is Secret Agent Minister and Deadly Texas Rose everybody blueAre we in the Rapture Impending DoomLightning strikes sink holes and thunderous sonic boomsEbola andarth uakes hurricanes and tornadoes tooNow I can see why we are feeling blueForest fires tsunamis land slides and HailWatching the mainstream news it looks like HellFake news and propaganda rhetoric is it all that is seenAll this mayhem and misery coming from the TV ScreenTerrorism false flags usury and greedPeople living on top of Why Not Tonight (Happily Inc., each other all race and persuasion and creedWe would get along swimmingly if we were not controlled Lorded over by a few Elite cabal hiddenKnowledge keptsoteric to us ForbiddenIs Satan Saturn The father of time Old Nick as in the Nick of timeAre we trapped in a matrix a primeval soup dark matter black slimeSo dense with materialism constricting like a snakeKeeping up with this capitalism something has to breakThe serpent swallowing its tail does capitalism workWhen the Elites own it all people will go berserkOrchestrated chaos civil unrest no food in the storesSwallowed up like a black hole by Corporation WhoresInflation going up but *No Paid Work For *paid work for by Machines useless Her First Mother (Conveniently Wed, eaters SheepleIs the Earth a farm Are we the characters in Orwell s animal farmAll following the Pied Piper s musical charmIn the words of the Killers are we dancer following in Formation to a tuneLike Lemmings cartoon characters loony toonIs a policeman acting As in acting police officer is this all a gameOne is asked if we understand or stand under whilst having the point of blameLook around see what is really going on ignore BBC CNN and SKYMake one s own decision let them pass byAfter all they are reading from a scriptdited and photo shopped they have the means to fakeNot some individual who witnessed first hand and managed to takeA picture with their mob phone it must be realNot according to MSM its all fake doctored and spielWhat is really going on in the skiesIs the climate changing geo Welcome Home, Cowboy (Wed In The West, engineering or is it all liesIs Satan coming Is it the End of Days Or is he already here Been here always Armageddon Jihad Ragnarok it s all the same to meSame story different culture that is HistorySo what is coming What is going to happen To Ye and MeOne things for sure you won t find out on the BBCBy Leo If he is already here where does he resideIs he out in the open Or does he hideHmmm Maybe it is both hidden in plain sightThe only few that know illuminated by the false light Maybe we are all Satan s children Kids Baby Goat of MendesWhen did Children suddenly become Kids It is MadnessYet parents call them thusAm I unnecessarily causing a fussWake up and see what words we useWords that are there only to confuseSatan is androgynous Both of Male and Female SexOur children being indoctrinated by a Witchcraft HexNobody can see this Paradigm changing fastAll rational debate or thoughts will be our lastAs we move forward into this New World that is AboundThe opening of Hades a Three Headed HoundReturn of the Old Ones are we ready for this to beginA world where anything goes a world of debauchery and sin What does the word Paradise signifies to a human being Is it the state of blissfulness which one acknowledges in life owing to the absence of all fears as can bexperienced in this dwelling place of ours Or is it an actual
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somewhere in which is the ultimate goal that humans wish to achieveAs a child I had a profound belief in the idea of God and heaven too Yes and perhaps the reason I wished to believe in him was the fact that world seemed a beautiful place a place where verything was just him was the fact that world seemed a beautiful place a place where verything was just it should have been Loving parents and siblings affectionate neighbors and an innocent belief one which leads a child to trust Cowboys Baby (Ranching Family, even an unknown smiling stranger on the road But that was a long time ago Times have changed faster since then Faster than I could get a chance to putverything together and analyze the reason why it changed It changed almost Between the Land and the Sea (Marinas Tales, everyday since I grew bignough to understand that not Gilligan Unbound every stranger could be trusted The affectionate neighbors or relatives were not that amiable so as to forgive an innocent childhood indulgence that parents were not the super humans perfect and devoid of all faults and that nobo. OveMarked by Milton's characteristicrudition Paradise Lost is a work Gone for Soldiers epic both in scale and notoriously in ambition For nearly 350 years it has held generation upon generation of audiences in rapt attention and its profound influence can be seen in almostvery corner of Western cultu. .

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