alanshorn at gmail.com
Sat Apr 5 19:19:47 EDT 2014
> I should have added, as I tried to make clear the first time around, that
> Milton is trying to APPEAR orthodox in the body of Book 3. He wants the
> central "action" of the Book, through some powerful writing, to lead us to
> forget the position of the opening monologue, to bracket it, as it were.
> He really does want to appear orthodox--
How nice for you that you know why Milton wrote what he did while the rest
of us have to take him at his word.
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