Milton and Temptation Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Milton and Temptation
An analysis of how John Milton uses theme of temptation in three poems.
# 71120 | 1,150 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Literature (Poetry)

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This paper looks at how Milton uses the theme of temptation in various ways in the poems "Paradise Lost", "Paradise Regained" and "Samson Agostines". It looks at his use of the characters of Satan, Eve, Adam, Jesus and Samson, all based on biblical sources.

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"The act of temptation is used in various ways by Milton in two epic poems "Paradise Lost" and "Paradise Regained" and in the dramatic poem "Samson Agostines". Milton uses temptation in an unfavorable sense such as Satan enticing Eve to commit an evil act ..."

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