Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost
by John Milton

Paradise Lost Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Fall
Standing
Brightness and Light
The One Man
Paradise
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Unclassifiable
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Book 1
Book 2
Book 3
Book 4
Book 5
Book 6
Book 7
Book 8
Book 9
Book 10
Book 11
Book 12
Characters
Adam
Adam Timeline
Eve
Eve Timeline
Satan
Satan Timeline
God
God Timeline
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Fate and Free Will
Fate and Free Will Quotes
Sin
Sin Quotes
Pride
Pride Quotes
Innocence
Innocence Quotes
Lies and Deceit
Lies and Deceit Quotes
Revenge
Revenge Quotes
Language and Communication
Language and Communication Quotes
Sex
Sex Quotes
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Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Okay, Where Did You Last Have It?
Okay, Where Did You Last Have It? Flashcards
Okay, Where Did You Last Have It? True or False
What’s Eden You?
What’s Eden You? Flashcards
What’s Eden You? True or False
Study Questions
Essay
Paradise Lost
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Epic Similes
Satan vs. Satan
The Hope Project
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
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