Representative Short Stories . Rossetti's ( Christina ) Selected Poems . Ruskin's
Sesame and Lilies . Ruskin's The Crown of Wild Olive and Queen of the Air .
Scott's Guy Mannering . Scott's Ivanhoe . Scott's Kenilworth . Scott's Lady of the
John Milton. Frozen Continent . Frozen Continent EAST ( COLD ) Lethe . ( MOIST
) ( DRY ) Cocytus Parched Desert Hell cheron NORTH Lake of Fire ( Hot ) Satans
, course ) Pandemonium SOUTH Lethe . Desert . Joydabarte ( DRY ) ( MOIST ) ...
Red ( Reed ) Sea = Lake in Hell . 2. Waves of Red Sea = Sulphurous waves of
the Lake of Hell . 3. Sedge ( seaweed ) or bodies of Egyptians = Fallen angels .
Contrast insignificance of left side with magnitude of right side by reading lines ...
Here Satan , with his angels , lying on the burning lake , thunderstruck and
astonished , after a certain space recovers , as from confusion , calls up him who
next in order and dignity lay by him ; they confer of their miserable fall ; Satan ...
So stretched out huge in length the archfiend lay , Chained on the burning lake ;
nor ever thence Had risen or heaved his head , but that the willo And high
permission of all - ruling Heaven Left him at large to his own dark designs , That
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LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - VivalaErin - LibraryThing
The shortest answer is: John Milton was a poetic genius. PL is so beautiful, you can't help but feel for Adam and Eve. Even Satan is a great character - he so wants to be an epic hero. This poem is a masterpiece, and he wrote it completely blind. Beautiful, absolutely amazing. Читать весь отзыв
LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - StefanY - LibraryThing
Historical significance and beautifully descriptive prose aside, I couldn't get into this book at all. Maybe it's too much familiarity with the plot or the inevitability of the impending doom of the ... Читать весь отзыв