[Milton-L] Edenic geography
bakerchr at mail.armstrong.edu
Mon Nov 22 14:08:32 EST 2004
At the end of Bk. 12, Adam and Eve are ushered "to th' Eastern Gate"
and "down the Cliff as fast / To the subjected Plain." They then look
back and behold "all the Eastern side of Paradise." It now seems as
though they have exited Eden, but have they? In the final line, they are
still taking their "solitary way" "Through Eden." At what point in the
poem do they actually leave Paradise?
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