At a glance:
- Author: John Milton
- First Published: 1671
- Characters: God the Father, Jesus Christ, Satan, Mary, John the Baptist, Belial, Simon, Andrew
- Genres: Poetry, Epic, Narrative poetry
- Subjects: Sin or Original sin, Religion, God, Christianity, Good and evil, Bible, biblical imagery, or biblical symbolism, Jesus Christ, Devils or demons, Middle East, Resurrection, Theology, Heaven, Satan or Satanism, First century, Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
- Locales: Asia, Holy Land
Paradise Regained is poet John Milton’s sequel to his great epic poem Paradise Lost (1667, 1674), in which he began his history of sin and redemption by telling the story of the fallen angel Lucifer (Satan) and the loss of innocence through Adam and Eve’s original sin and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Whereas Paradise Lost consisted of ten books (twelve in its 1674 revised version) of blank verse, Paradise Regained consists of only four. In the poem’s induction, Milton announces that he will complete the history of...
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