John Milton

Paradise Lost: Books XI-XII

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NOTESOther poems by Milton ...The poet's life and works ...In BOOKS XI and XII the Archangel Michael presents Adam with a propheticsurvey of the fallen world and its history, in the form of a series of visions, givingplace to narrative and explanation, which reveals to him the full meaning of the promised redemption by Christ, the Last Judgment, and the creation of a new Heavenand Earth. The survey and explanation completed, Adam and Eve quit Eden handin hand.

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