[Milton-L] Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom

rose williams rwill627 at cox.net
Thu Aug 3 09:46:09 EDT 2006


Ah, but it doesn't seem like steamy sex and raw violence if you mention God 
once in a while. Hollywood discovered this long ago.
Rose Williams
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Horace Jeffery Hodges" <jefferyhodges at yahoo.com>
To: "John Milton Discussion List" <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
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Subject: Re: [Milton-L] Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom


> Carol Barton wrote that current students reading
> Paradise Lost lack:
>
> "15. attention span (in the face of the absence of car
> chases, explicit steamy sex, filthy language, and gory
> battles"
>
> But ... I thought that Paradise Lost had ALL of these.
> The Chariot driving the rebel angels out of heaven.
> The pre- and post- (especially post-) lapsarian sex
> between Adam and Eve. The double-entendre language
> used to describe Eve's sexual charms. The War in
> Heaven with Satan bleeding grievously. Etc...
>
> Scratch number 15. Attention span should be no
> problem...
>
> Jeffery Hodges
>
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