We use cookies to give you the best experience possible. By continuing we’ll assume you’re on board with our cookie policy

English Lit – John Milton "Paradise Lost"

Latin
language in which John Milton wrote

prose
Milton mainly wrote in ___

Paradise Lost
Milton’s masterpiece

epic poem
type of poem that “Paradise Lost” is

Paradise Lost
poem that established Milton as equal to Chaucer and Shakespeare

middle
class to which Milton belonged

political pamphlets
second type of writing Milton used

God’s poet
felt called to be this while at Cambridge University

Lycidas
spent 6 years in private study after graduation and wrote ___

grand tour
traveled to continental Europe for a ___

Galileo
visited ___ while on grand tour

Puritan
wrote pamphlets for the ___ cause after the Cromwell government took over England

Paradise Lost
greatest epic in the English language

10
amount of years it took to write Paradise Lost

blind
Milton’s daughters actually wrote Paradise Lost because Milton was ___

11,000
number of lines in Paradise Lost

war
Milton invented the story of the ___ in Paradise Lost; the rest was from the Bible

Britain’s crisis
Paradise Lost is Milton’s answer to ___

Church of England
challenged by Puritans, including Milton

Charles I
executed during the British crisis

Satan
used in Paradise Lost to exemplify the destruction that had torn through England

Fall of Satan
shows in Paradise Lost that rebellion is not acceptable on earth and belongs in hell

Muse
epics begin with an invocation of the ___ (EC)

in medias res
“in the middle of things” (EC)

theme statement
something early in the poem (EC)

kennings
renamings (in phrases) of people and things (EC)

long, formal speeches
given by characters in epics (EC)

vast
settings in epics are ___ (EC)

heroes
embody values of culture (EC)

extensive journey
occurs in epics; often involves the underworld (EC)

Adam and Eve
man’s first disobedience

knowledge
the fruit of the forbidden tree

Adam and Eve
our “grand parents”; transgression was violating the command not to eat the forbidden fruit

Eve
the mother of mankind

penal
pertaining to punishment for crimes or offenses

omnipotent
infinite in power; almighty (God = ___ one)

pride and hate
Satan’s major vices/faults/sins

Beezlebub
sits by Satan’s side

repent or change
Satan says he will never ___

hate
Satan says that with himself and his followers, ___ is immortal

Satan
compared to a huge serpent-like monster

volcano
Satan’s landing after flying from place to place in hell is compared to a ___

ways of God
Milton wants to explain and argue the ___ to men

Beezlebub
admits God as all-powerful but remains loyal to the army of Lucipher (Satan)

allusions
footnotes include ___

biblical and classical
types of allusions in Paradise Lost

Satan
“the lost Archangel”

Our customer support team is available Monday-Friday 9am-5pm EST. If you contact us after hours, we'll get back to you in 24 hours or less.

By clicking "Send Message", you agree to our terms of service and privacy policy. We'll occasionally send you account related and promo emails.
No results found for “ image
Try Our service

Hi, I am Colleen from Paperap.

Hi there, would you like to get such a paper? How about receiving a customized one? Click to learn more https://goo.gl/CYf83b