Paradise Lost - Study Guide Book 11 Summary & Analysis

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The Son of God sees Adam and Eve humbly praying. He brings their prayers to the Father and intercedes for them. God accepts the prayers, but cannot allow man to continue to live in Paradise. God summons Michael and orders him to take a band of Cherubim to drive man out of Paradise. If Adam and Eve accept their banishment, Michael is to mitigate the punishment by revealing the future to them. Afterwards, Michael is to guard Paradise with his flaming sword.

Adam has found solace in prayer, and believes that his prayers have been heard. Eve also feels that she has been given some pardon, for although her fault brought death, her womb is the source of life. She suggests that they begin their labors, but they are stopped by an omen in the sky- a bird of prey driving two brightly colored birds before it...

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