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Samson Agonistes Characters
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It's almost never good when your old friends tell you you've changed. And the first thing we learn about Samson—like, even before we learn basic facts about his identity—is that he's changed. C...
The Chorus of Danites
Ah the Chorus. Can't live without it, can't quite figure out what it's doing. We want to first say that if you're still trying to wrap your mind around this half-character, half-not Chorus-thing, w...
Dalila doesn't exactly fly under the radar:But who is this, what thing of Sea or Land?/ Femal of sex it seems,/ That so bedeckt, ornate, and gay,/ Comes this way sailing/ Like a Stately Ship. (710-...
Poor old dad. He watched his son go to prison, go blind, be betrayed by both his wives, and now, when he finally thinks he has a plan for how to bring Samson home, Samson refuses. We definitely see...
Add giants to the list of people Milton doesn't like, because Harapha definitely comes off the worst. Unlike Manoa and Dalila, who both appeal to Samson to let them take care of him. Harapha's just...
The messenger may seem like a tiny, unimportant role, but going as far back as the beginnings of tragedy in Greece, messengers have been crucial. Why? Well, the Greeks never got your creative writi...
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