[Milton-L] Is Paradise Lost

John Leonard jleonard at uwo.ca
Wed Apr 15 17:41:35 EDT 2009

"The same . . . similar"?  There is slippage there, but your question was: 
"What did Shakespeare write that is comparable to Paradise Lost?"  Well, 
they both wrote great blank verse, so a comparison might start there.  John 
Creaser has written some superb articles on this topic.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "James Rovira" <jamesrovira at gmail.com>
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> Were they using it the same way for similar purposes?
> Jim R
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 12:31 PM, John Leonard <jleonard at uwo.ca> wrote:
>>> What did Shakespeare write that is comparable to Paradise Lost?
>> Blank verse.
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