To show man's fall was part of God's bigger plan
What is the Purpose of the poem according to Milton?
Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven
After conversing, Satan and Beelzebub some to a decision about their role in Hell, as well as their future there. What is their decision?
God cannot be overpowered
What do Satan and Beelzebub both admit about God's power after being thrown from Heaven?
His sons turned atheist and brought lust and violence into God's house
What was the sin of Eli's son?
Large in size, but can shrink because of their spirit form.
How does Milton describe the size of the fallen angelsin Hell?
Claims that Heaven is not lost and they can still take it if they work together
What are Satan's reasons for going to war with God again?
He feels responsible for the fall of the other angels
Why does Satan volunteer and insist upon being the one to travel up to Earth?
She has Hell Hounds in her stomach and she is half woman half serpent
Give 2 facts that describe Sin?
He would bring them down with him
In order to get Sin and Death on his side, what does Satan tell them?
If they are not free there is no way to prove sincerity of love and faith
Why didn't God make man more robotice towards Him?
Milton speaks of foolish sinners such as a friar, monk and priests
Give one example of how Milton blasts the catholics in this book
God was good to him and he did no wrong to him
What does Satan admit about God and his past relationship to God?
After hearing Adam and Eve converse, Satan realizes that all he has to do is to overcome their______.
To see how Adam interacted with them and then name them
Why does God put Adam in the garden alone for a while with just plants and the animals?
love her but don't commit to her
What definition does the angel provide Adam as far as his relationship goes with Eve?
Adam and Eve's children will bruise the serpent's head, while the serpent will forever bite the human's heel
After Satan has been judged by God for seducing man, what relationship will there now be between all serpents and man?
They congratulated him
Satan goes down to Hell to report to his followers the success he has had in seducing man, What was their first reaction?
Rest of the human generations will suffer the consequences of his disobedience to God
As Adam hides from God and thinks about future generations of man to come, he becomes depressed. Why?
Adam realizes that the soul dies with the body
Adam states that he would rather die than wait for what is to come. However, he changes his mind because he has a realization. What does he realize about his death?