Flashcards in john milton's stuf Deck (23):
milton lived under the reign of
milton was destined for the _____
paradise lost is comprised of ____ books
how long did it take to write paradise lost
paaradise lost is about _____ v.s.
freewill v.s. destiny
"That with no middle flight intends to soar"
what does this mean?
does not want poem to be mediocre
"What in me is dark"
signifigance of this quote "I may assert ______ ______
and justify the ways of God to men"
purpose of paradise lost
who are the grandparents in paradise lost
adam and eve
who is the arch-enemy
"with suppliant knee, and deify his power"
paradise lost, easy to bend knee,
"doing or suffering; but of this be sure,
to do aught good never will be our task
It won't do any Good
why did God leave satan alone?
through his malice, to bring damnation
"what shall be right; farthest from him is best"
"can make a heaven of helll, a hell of heaven"
allusion to hamlet
"Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven"
what sonnet marks the occasion of milton's 23rd bday
how soon hath time
on milton's 23rd bday, he realizes the
meagerness of his writing
who is the great taskmaster in how soon hath time
what age did milton go blind
in how soon hath time, what is found in the octave and the sestet
octave-realizes that he doesn't have much time
sestet- accepts will of heaven to achieve with time left
in when I consider how my light is spent, what is found in the octave and sestet
octave- what he thinks about hiding his talent
sestet- realizes that he can serve God by standing and waiting