Why was the article 'The' neglected before the title of Milton's Epic "Paradise Lost", while other epics like 'The Ramayana or The Aeneid..' are preceded by the same?
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The original story of Adam and Eve and their expulsion from Eden was told in Genesis in the Bible. If Milton ever thought about using the article "The" before his title (which I doubt) he would have felt it was improper to imply that his epic was the original story or that it was in any way superior to the biblical story.
In that case do all the Epic are mere fictional to possess "The" before its name?
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