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Of Minions and Dominions Abandon hope all who enter here? Not so much. Enter our portal to discover all things Paradise Lost, including book by book summaries and discussions of themes, characters, and the importance of the poem.
The Man Himself A little light on your biographical knowledge of the poet? Peruse our pages on Milton and his colorful life and work.