Paradise Lost - Book 7 Summary & Analysis

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Book 7 Summary

The author invokes Urania to bring his thoughts down from Heaven back to Earth. He asks the goddess's aid in continuing the story.

Raphael has finished the story and carried out his instructions by warning Adam with the example of Satan's punishment. Adam has been attentive to the story, but desires to know more. He asks Raphael to tell him how Creation began. Raphael answers that he will tell Adam all that is acceptable for Adam to know.

After Lucifer's fall, Heaven's population was reduced by the loss of his followers. God decided to repopulate the world by creating another world and a new race of men. God sends his Spirit, and his Son, who is the Word, out to mark the boundaries of Heaven and Earth and then to fill them with Creation. There was much joy in Heaven at the thought of such good created...

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