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How does Satan sneak into The Garden of Eden in Paradise Lost?

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mylittle | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 10, 2008 at 1:36 AM via web

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How does Satan sneak into The Garden of Eden in Paradise Lost?

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ms-mcgregor | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted November 10, 2008 at 2:05 AM (Answer #1)

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Satan disguises himself as a cormorant, a type of bird. He sits on the Tree of Life and listens in to a conversation between Adam and Eve. He discovers they have been forbidden to eat from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. He then makes his plan to trick them.

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