[Milton-L] O Eve, in evil hour...

gilliaca at jmu.edu gilliaca at jmu.edu
Mon Nov 14 09:55:06 EST 2005


>The first thing to note is that Ricks attributes the pun to 
Adam, not to 
>Milton.  


Yes. And keep in mind that it is the fallen angels who pun 
nastily when they deploy artillary in the war in heaven. I 
think Adam is imitating and anticipating fallen behavior here.

C
Cynthia A. Gilliatt
English Department, JMU
JMU Safe Zones participant
"You have made God in your own image when God hates the same people you hate." Fr. John Weston


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