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Flashcards in Key Quotes Paradise Lost Book 9 Deck (10):
1

what adjective is consistently used to describe the snake

'subtle'

2

ambition and revenge quote about Satan that links to DoM

'But what will not ambition and revenge/Descend to?'

3

adam quote about free will- how he can't force her to stay

'for thy stay, not stay, absents thee more'

4

what does Satan call Eve that shows his disruption of the natural hierarchy

'sov'reign mistress'

5

the corruption of Satan's words making their way into eve quote-- links to DoM about how words are corrupting

'Into the heart of Eve his words made way'

6

ambition quote that links to DoM when satan is convincing eve to eat the fruit

'vent'ring higher than my lot'

7

famous quote about eve eating the fruit

'she plucked, she ate'

8

quote about the female appetite (links to dom)

'Greedily she engorged'

9

eve's repeated 'equal' quotes

'equal lot' 'equal joy' 'equal love'

10

quote about a&e lust

'in lust they burn'