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Paradise Lost by John Milton ~ Book Review

* CONTAINS SPOILERS Paradise Lost starts with a bang and doesn’t stop until the tragic end. When I look back, the poem plays like a grand opera in my mind. … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · 10 Comments

Paradise Lost Read-a-long – Books IX and X

I have to admit it feels like so much time has passed since I read these two books, but remember vividly that we have now arrived at the main event: … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Paradise Lost Read-a-Long – Books VII and VIII

* * * We’re in the home stretch for Paradise Lost! As usual, lots of stuff went over my head, but here are a few quick thoughts on Books VII … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

Today I Learned – John Milton Edition

Today I Learned (TIL) is my play on Reddit’s highly entertaining and informative forum. I’m still slowly making my way through John Milton’s Paradise Lost and another thing that amazes … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · 19 Comments

Paradise Lost Read-a-Long – Books V and VI

* * * Hi everyone! I’m still reading Paradise Lost with Carolyn at Rosemary and Reading Glasses and friends. The poem is no doubt challenging, but the more I read … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 4 Comments

Paradise Lost Read-a-Long – Books III & IV

Let’s just say Paradise Lost takes some work. Milton’s verse is line after line of shiny depictions of the heavens or Paradise, a beautiful yet massive jungle of words that … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Paradise Lost Read-A-Long – Book I & II

When Carolyn from Rosemary and Reading Glasses asked me if I wanted to join her read-a-long of Paradise Lost, I’m such a keener, I just said, “Yes!”. Then I opened … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · 12 Comments

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