Samson Agonistes Questions and Answers
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Explain the meaning and significance of the last line of Samson Agonistes--Calm of mind, all passion spent PLEASE REFER TO THE CATHARTIC EFFECTS

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As you indicate, the last line of the play/poem is meant to emphasize the feeling of catharsis that should be felt by the audience or reader by the end of the work.

In the play/poem, we have seen the building emotion that has led to the catharsis.  Samson has gone through an incredible series of emotions,...

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