What is Satan's reaction to his punishment by God in Milton's Paradise Lost, as demonstrated in Book I, Lines 84-124? What course of action does Satan suggest he and Beelzebub take?
Satan has several different reactions here, as he and Beelzebub converse and ponder their plight in Hell. They have fallen after the war in heaven and his first reaction is a sense of remorse, even guilt, for having failed his legion of followers, in particular Beelzebub:
...if he [Beelzebub] whom mutual league, United thoughts and counsels, equal hope And hazard in the glorious...
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