Study Guide

Paradise Lost Characters

By John Milton

Adam

Adam is an incredibly important man, but not for what he actually does in the poem. He's...

Eve

Along with Satan, Eve is the most important character in Paradise Lost; it is her idea to...

Satan

Milton's Satan is one of the most dynamic and complicated characters in all of literature. While...

God

Milton's God is by far the least charming and least interesting character in all of Paradise...