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Samson Agonistes

Samson Agonistes


by John Milton

Samson Agonistes: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Samson Agonistes? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Samson do in prison?

Watch TV and work out.
Perform feats of strength at the Philistine theater
Give people advice on coping in bad situations
Grind at a Philistine mill
Q. What physical affliction bothers Samson the most?

He has a terrible haircut
He's crippled
He's blind
He's an alcoholic
Q. What religion still practiced today values long hair as a sign of devotion to God?

Hasidic Judaism
Philistine Dagonism
Christian Protestantism
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
Q. What surprising object is Dalila compared to?

A rock
A ship
A theater
A serpent
Q. The Chorus describes changes in life to changes in...

Divine Will