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  • On His Blindness
    "On His Blindness" by John Milton is written in the form of an Italian sonnet. It is an autobiographical poem written in the first person. It was written after Milton, a deeply religious writer,...

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    In the poem "On His Blindness," "that mumur" refers to Milton's complaint that he cannot serve God because he is blind and his "light is spent," meaning that his sight is used up. His talent is...

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    Milton's "On His Blindness" is an Italian sonnet written in the first person. In this, Milton, a deeply religious writer, explores how he feels about his blindness in light of his religious faith....

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    The title of John Milton’s poem “On His Blindness” is first found in a 1761 edition of Milton's poetry. The poem was originally published in Milton's 1673 Poems, and was identified by a...

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    Milton's sonnet "On His Blindness" was written after Milton went completely blind in middle age. The sonnet is autobiographical and written in the first person. As Milton was a deeply religious...

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    Milton's poem "On His Blindness" is an autobiographical poem written in the first person, responding to Milton's having lost his sight in middle age. It is written in the form of an Italian sonnet....

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    John Milton's "On His Blindness" is a Petrarchan sonnet. These are also called Italian sonnets; they're the same thing. When you have to determine what kind of sonnet something is, the answer is...

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    John Milton's "On His Blindness" is written in the form of a Petrarchan sonnet, consisting of an eight-line octave rhymed ABBA ABBA and a sestet rhymed CDECDE. As is typical of the genre, the poem...

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    John Milton was born in 1608 and went blind in 1654. Milton probably wrote "On his Blindness" in 1655. It is an autobiographical poem reflecting on Milton's blindness. The octave poses the...

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    An assignment asking you to paraphrase a poem is designed to encourage you to read a poem closely and put it in your own words. The first step in paraphrasing this poem is to work out how words are...

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    After losing his eyesight, John Milton wrote On His Blindness, which is an autobiographical account of his feelings and position now that his sight has gone. He opens the poem with a reflection on...

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    John Milton's "On His Blindness" is an autobiographical poem in which Milton contemplates the loss of his sight. Given that he was not born blind, Milton knows what it is like to have sight and...

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    The basic cause of Milton's lament is that he has always been a student, a reader and a writer, a literary man. Now that he is blind, he is unable to engage in the literary work which has given his...

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  • On His Blindness
    "On His Blindness" is an autobiographical poem that Milton wrote about losing his sight at a relatively young age. Writing much of his poetry about religion and Christian theology, Milton felt that...

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    "They also serve who only stand and wait." This last line of the poem "On His Blindness" by John Milton relates to a person exercising patience and faith despite their circumstances. The person...

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    John Milton's poem, "On His Blindness," speaks to the frustrations Milton had regarding his lost sight. The poem reflects upon the idea that he (the speaker of the poem) will not be able to serve...

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