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GENERAL LITERATURE DEPARTMENT lxxxiii Summarize his remarks on the Fable×™ of Paradise Lost and on the Actors What are the defects in Milton's great work that Addison brings himself to specify Mention the previous and the contemporary critics who are quoted by Addison whether in agreement or disagreement Cite some of the parallels between the Iliad the AZneidi and Paradise Lost that are suggested by Addison What other Epics are referred to What are conspicuous by their absence Explain these words and phrases as used by Addison in his Milton papers implex-the numerousness of his verse the Divine Geometrician-the most violent machine in the whole iEneid-a corollary-episode Discuss these extracts know that many critics look upon the stories of Circe Polyphemus the Sirens nay the whole Odyssey and Iliad to be allegories The part of Abdiel exhibits to us noble moral of religious singularity That the fable of the Giants war was an allegory founded upon this very tradition of fight between the good and the bad angels And here must observe that when Milton alludes either to things or persons he never quits his simile till it rises to some great idea which is often foreign to the occasion that gave birth to it When he talks of heavenly bodies you meet with ecliptic and eccentric the trepidation stars dropping from the from If Milton whe divinity that he has neglected his poetry 10 Point out the serviceableness of Addison's Milton critique in the age in and for which he wrote and also its shortcomings regarded as final judgment on the subject discussed
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