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Paradise Lost Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What will proclaim the savior's coming?



2. From who will the new nation spring?



3. What will man be cursed with if he eats from the tree of knowledge?



4. Why does Michael say the tyrant will build a tower?



5. What does Eve think is the source of life?



Essay Topics

Compare Satan and God.

1) Are they both black-and-white representations of good and evil or are they more complex?

2) What is their relationship to each other? Is their rivalry only Satan's side?

Milton wrote Paradise Lost in the 17th Century. Think about the world and, in particular, Britain during this period and discuss whether the book reflects what was happening.

1) What are the book's themes? Do they relate to Britain's political or social environment in the 17th Century? If so, how?

2) Is Milton's vision a direct result of what was happening in the world at that time?

What is blank verse? What meaning do the students think it can convey in comparison to lyric poetry? Why do the students think John Milton uses blank verse in Paradise Lost? What kind of texture does it give the poem?

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