Question for Mary Wollstonecraft’s “A Vindication of the Rights of Woman”

In Wollstonecraft’s argument against Milton’s depiction of Eve in “Paradise Lost”, she says something along the lines of, the term innocent should be reserved for children and never used to describe adult men and women, as it then manifests as weakness. “Children, I grant, should be innocent; but when the epithet is applied to men,… Read more Question for Mary Wollstonecraft’s “A Vindication of the Rights of Woman”

Question for Book 4 of “Paradise Lost” by John Milton

“And like a devillish Engine back recoilesUpon himself; horror and doubt distractHis troubl’d thoughts, and from the bottom stirrThe Hell within him, for within him Hell [ 20 ]He brings, and round about him, nor from HellOne step no more then from himself can flyBy change of place: Now conscience wakes despairThat slumberd, wakes the bitter memorieOf what he was, what is, and what must be [ 25 ]” Milton ,… Read more Question for Book 4 of “Paradise Lost” by John Milton