Paradise Lost Essay | Paradise Lost: Moloch's Warfare Vs. Belial's Coexistence

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Paradise Lost: Moloch's Warfare Vs. Belial's Coexistence

Summary: Analyzes the second book of Paradise Lost, by John Milton. Compares Moloch, demon warrior, to Belial, the sarcastic demon. Contrasts each demon's philosophy and argument before the Council.
The Second Book of Paradise Lost, by John Milton, opens at the Council of War amongst the demons of Hell. Moloch, demon warrior, passionately advocates for open warfare. On the other hand, Belial, the sarcastic demon, uses asperity to criticize Moloch's argument. This Council, particularly the arguments that Moloch and Belial present, represent two separate schools of thought: warfare at any cost and existence at any price.

Moloch, upon getting his chance to speak, wastes no time in expressing his opinion: open warfare with heaven. He is full of mixed emotions at this point, such as: shame, insult, torment, arrogance, and vengeance. These fuel the passionate rhetoric which he gives in support of his stand.

The shame which they all feel, comes from the loss of Heaven or more specifically the loss to Heaven, in their rebellious conflict. Another part of the shame...

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