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Spooky films:  The Devil’s Advocate

Sure, it’s autumn – the signs of the impending spooky season are all around. One of the very good haunted attractions around where Michael lives is the… 1,358 more words

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just a quick free write

Ten minute free write, unfiltered self, publish as is.

My back hurts. There’s a light show over paradise out the back window tonight. No rain, no noise, just flashes. 335 more words


Adam and Eve - After the Fall

Original prompt: Consider Adam and Eve’s reply to Christ’s questioning about eating the forbidden fruit (116-63), Adam’s rejection of Eve’s advances (863-908), and Eve’s plea for forgiveness (909-36). 860 more words

British Lit

The Intersection of Matter and Spirit

Original prompt: When an angel comes to dinner in Eden, Adam marvels how a spiritual being can eat physical food. Consider Raphael’s reply (397-505). What does the angel’s reply suggest about the relation between matter and spirit in the universe of… 902 more words

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Satan's Soliloquy

Original prompt:  Contrast the Satan who addresses his hellish followers to the Satan who considers his plight alone (4. 13-113). Why doesn’t he repent? Consider his refusal in the light of God’s discussion of grace in Book 3. 938 more words

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Rebellion in Paradise Lost

My paper will attempt to show how Milton’s characters oscillate between Christian humanism and a world of independence which oscillates between predictability and idiosyncrasy by focussing on the notion of rebellion. 2,945 more words


The Unholy Trinity: Satan, Sin, and Death in Milton's Paradise Lost

Satan, Sin, and Death represent a perversion of the Holy Trinity in Milton’s Paradise Lost, working as ideological opposites both in terms of how they are portrayed and in their moral characters when compared to their divine counterparts. 3,543 more words

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