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An Analysis on Certain Aspects of Paradise Lost and "the Devil Went Down to Georgia"

Summary: Paradise Lost is an extremely complex book to read, both structurally and literally. In the beginning, the devil is portrayed as a hero, until he meets his downfall later on in the story. Usually, a writer would portray the devil as an evil being with corrupt intentions. Yet Milton does the exact opposite, and successfully adds an unexpected twist to the epic, adding to its intricacy.
An Analysis on Certain Aspects of Paradise Lost and "The Devil Went Down to Georgia"

Paradise Lost is an epic that effectively tells of the struggle between good and evil, set in the plains of heaven and hell. The main character that sparked this struggle is Satan and his rebel angels. A gigantic being, the reader is first introduced to Satan when he, as a serpent, "seduced them [Adam and Eve] to that foul revolt" (line 32). "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" also tells of a "struggle" between the forces of good and evil, though on a light and humorous tone. In this fast-paced fiddle, Johnny faces off against the devil; Johnny bets his soul, while the Devil bets a "shiny fiddle made of gold." Although Paradise Lost is an epic set in...

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