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etymology of error

orginates from latin errare 'to wander', which depicts the action of roaming or wandering


general syntax used when describing satan?

very very long multiclausal sentences, for example in book one, he is described in a sentence which spans 32 lines, beginning 'thus satan (line 192) and ending 'horrid vale' (line 224)


syntax used to when god is speaking

VERY literal language, no sense of metaphor/ figurative langauge.
lots of imperatives