[Milton-L] Query: Milton's Allegorical Truth

Gardner Campbell gardner.campbell at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 20:05:15 EST 2012


I agree. The narrative is quite complex and nuanced in this regard, in my
view.

Gardner

On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 6:40 PM, JD Fleming <jfleming at sfu.ca> wrote:

> But I don't think it's at all clear that the narrative actually does that
> ("stresses the intellectual sin of desiring knowledge that goes beyond
> the bounds that God sets in place") -- interesting and important though the
> question is. JD Fleming
>
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> *De: *"Brendan Prawdzik" <brendanprawdzik at gmail.com>
> *À: *"John Milton Discussion List" <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
> *Envoyé: *Mardi 27 Novembre 2012 14:10:35
> *Objet: *Re: [Milton-L] Query: Milton's Allegorical Truth
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>
> Hi Lily,
>
> Be sure to check out
>
> Victoria Kahn, "Allegory and the Sublime in *Paradise Lost"*
> **
> here's a link found online:
> http://www.hu.mtu.edu/~rlstrick/rsvtxt/kahn.pdf
> Best,
>
> Brendan Prawdzik
>
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 5:09 PM, Do, Lilly <Lily.Do at enmu.edu> wrote:
>
>>  Hello, everybody,
>>
>>
>>
>> I'm a graduate student who's writing a research paper on Milton's use of
>> allegories within *Paradise Lost*.  If allegories are a mediator between
>> the human mind and concepts that are considered to be beyond human
>> understandings, I'm trying to find out what role the allegorical characters
>> Sin and Death play in a narrative that stresses the intellectual sin of
>> desiring knowledge that goes beyond the bounds that God sets in place.  If
>> anyone can suggest some sources that will help in my research, I would be
>> really appreciative.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thank you,
>>
>>
>>
>> Lilly
>>
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