What Do I Read Next?
Paradise Regained (1671) is the sequel to Paradise Lost, in which Milton explores the temptation of Christ in the wilderness in order to show how redemption is achieved through the reversal of Adam's disobedience by Christ's obedience.
Bitterly disappointed in his own first marriage, in 1643 Milton published The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce, arguing that poor marriages should be dissolved. This essay provides an interesting contrast to the view of Adam and Eve's conjugal bliss in Paradise Lost.
Of Education (1644) is a treatise in which Milton explores the contribution of education to mankind's ability to withstand temptation, examining many of the issues which resurface in the treatment of the temptation in Paradise Lost.
Areopagitica (1644) is a treatise calling for...
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