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Flashcards in Paradise Lost- Book 9 character flaws and failings Deck (10):
1

Eve main flaw

want for power over Adam, naivety

2

Satan main flaw

hubris

3

adam main flaw

love for eve-but him eating the apple makes him fall out of 'true love' with her

4

satan quote which shows his jealousy of man and the theme this shows

" Provokes my envy, this new favourite
Of Heav’n" (hierarchy and order)

5

satan quote which shows what he will do to eve and adam

"Spite then with spite is best repaid"

6

most famous line in the poem about eve eating the apple

"...she plucked, she ate" (monosyllabic- shows the simplicity of the action)

7

adam quote which shows the love adam has for eve

"to lose thee were to lose myself"

8

Satan quote where he is convincing eve to eat the fruit- about ambition- links well to DoM

"And life more perfect have attained than Fate
Meant me, by vent’ring higher than my lot."

9

adam quote about eve's eating the fruit allowing them to see true evil in the world- what does the quotation show

"Both good and evil, good lost, and evil got"-- by eve's ambition to have higher status they are both now able to fully see the evil in the world- not naïve anymore

10

adam quote about the fall and the corruption of eve

"true in our fall,/False in promised uprising"