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  • Samson Agonistes
    Modern critics often refer to Samson Agonistes by John Milton as a "closet drama", meaning a work in dramatic form intended to be read rather than performed. For Milton, however, the crucial...

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    One way to determine the role of blindness in Samson Agonistes is to examine all the instances of blindness in the text and analyze them for thematic value. Since the answer format of eNotes does...

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    A complete stylistic analysis of portions of Samson Agonistes is, in this confined format, of course impossible, but I can take you through an analysis of ten lines related to blindness. So fond...

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    Milton's tragic poem starts after Samson has been betrayed by Dalila, captured and blinded by the Philistians. Thus anything revealed about Samson's role as a "national leader" will come as...

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    During the action of this play (or poem) Samson is in prison. While he is there, he is visited by many people. One of these is Dalila, his wife. The purpose of Dalila's visit is to apologize to...

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    During the action of this poem (or play), Samson is in prison. While he is there, various people come to visit him. One of these is Dalila. When she comes to visit him, she tempts him by...

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    During the action of this play (or poem), Samson is in prison. While he is there, he is visited by many people. Among the people who visit him is his father, Manoa. Manoa tempts Samson by...

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    The chorus of Hebrew elders comes to see Samson in his prison cell. While there, they describe him in terms of what he was and what he now is. The general idea is that he had once been mighty but...

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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...

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    delila is the most treacherous woman.she seduces samson only to beguile him in order to disclose his secret of power.

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