[Milton-L] Re: Eve seeking temptation

James Rovira jamesrovira at gmail.com
Wed Sep 9 16:55:40 EDT 2009


Yes, but you still serve a purpose by asking such questions or posing such
positions.  When I use this device in class, it's simply to provoke
discussion.  What do you think was Milton's purpose?

Jim R

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 4:47 PM, Horace Jeffery Hodges <
jefferyhodges at yahoo.com> wrote:

> As I understand the expression "devil's advocate," it means to propose a
> position that one does not oneself accept but that one thinks deserves to be
> addressed. I used it in that sense -- but with an implicitly ironic allusion
> to Satan in the PL text (as a bit of humor).
>
>
> Jeffery Hodges
>
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