Tag: Poetry

  • The influence of Paradise Lost on Frankenstein

    The influence of Paradise Lost on Frankenstein

    “Paradise Lost exerted a major influence on Frankenstein, particularly with regard to themes of creation, fall, and guilt. In both works, the main characters are creatures created by ambitious men who rebel against their creator and must face the consequences of their actions.”

  • Angelical Temptations: Unequal companions

    Angelical Temptations: Unequal companions

    The goal of this essay is to prove that Adam and Eve are not equal because they are tempted in a different way. I have to analyze their hierarchy which encompasses their place in the world as the newest creation in the garden of Eden, and the authority that each possess as well as their pursuit of knowledge which drives their actions and informs their respective trials and temptations.  

  • When poetry gets political

    When poetry gets political

    Paradise Lost by John Milton is a 10, 565 lines LONG epic poem and the best thing about it is that it doesn’t rhyme. But how, I hear you asking, how can a poem not rhyme? Isn’t that the whole point of writing poetry? Well, it’s a lot more complicated than that.

  • Waking Up Poetry

    Waking Up Poetry

    It was not the Great War that caused a change in poetry, it certainly destroyed any illusion that war is glorious or just a game. The war did not kill traditional poetry, that had already happened before any shots were fired

  • Reflections of light

    Reflections of light

    Milton writes about God and free will to justify the ways of man to men.