[Milton-L] Is Paradise Lost
jamesrovira at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 22:29:38 EDT 2009
Well, yes, but do you really think writing an epic in black verse is
comparable to writing for the stage in blank verse? Isn't that a bit
like comparing Joyce's Ulysses to a collection of essays because
they're both written in prose?
On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 5:41 PM, John Leonard <jleonard at uwo.ca> wrote:
> "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.
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