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"Sufficient to Have Stood, Though Free to Fall": The Parabolic Narrative of Free Will in Paradise Lost

@inproceedings{Bizik2008SufficientTH,
  title={"Sufficient to Have Stood, Though Free to Fall": The Parabolic Narrative of Free Will in Paradise Lost},
  author={Amy Stewart Bizik},
  year={2008}
}
  • Amy Stewart Bizik
  • Published 2008
  • Art
  • ‘Sufficient to have stood, though free to fall’: The Parabolic Narrative of Free Will in Paradise Lost” demonstrates how reading Milton’s Paradise Lost as a parable offers new insight into the lessons of the poem. A parable is a narrative with a moral lesson; it teaches its lesson by using familiar topics in unexpected comparisons that draw readers into the text. Reading Milton’s poem in light of this definition offers new ways to discern the themes and figurative language in Milton’s poem… CONTINUE READING
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