The Poetry of John Milton
Which of the following elements DOES NOT characterize epic poetry?
An Epic Council
An "Arming of the Hero" Scene
A "Tragic Recognition" Speech
An Invocation to the Muse
Which of the following British monarchs was executed during the English Civil War?
What event occurs in the final lines of John Milton's "Paradise Lost"?
Adam and Eve hold hands and walk across an arid plain.
Adam and Eve promise to be fruitful and multiply.
Adam and Eve curse their God.
Adam and Eve curse Satan.
"Samson Agonistes" is described as a "Closet Drama, " which means
it can be acted out on a very small stage.
it was written to be read but not acted upon a stage.
people will read it in secret and not publically admit they read it.
it was written to be acted in a church.
Near the end of "Samson Agonistes, " Samson has decided not to perform for attendants at a certain event when (starting with line 1381) he suddenly reverses positions and agrees to go. Why does he do this?
He experiences some "rousing motions" which might be from God.
Manoa convinces him to do it or the Philistines will execute Samson.
The Chorus demands he stay in his prison cell and Samson reacts against them.
He wishes to see Dalila one last time in the crowd.
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