Hero Or Villain In John Milton's Paradise Lost, Book I?

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Does Satan seem to a Hero or Villain in Paradise Lost, Book I?
Paradise lost; book I by John Milton starts in midias Res with invocation to the muse. He proposes the subject of man’s first disobedience and loss of Paradise they were placed in, Milton emphasis on justifying the way of God to men through Christen believe of Felix Culpa. Milton portrayed Satan as one of the most dynamic and complicated characters in Paradise Lost, book I. Satan can be argued as villainous character as well as a tragic hero in this book.
Satan (Lucifer), the chief of rebel angels to go against God, is the greatest villain with many tragic flaws of hubris. Satan is said to be the incarnation of evil as he is portrayed as subversion to christen believes of Felix Culpa. This believes says that whatever God does, does it for good. Whereas Satan goes against the Gods decision as a result of his revolution against God brings him to hell along with his other fallen angels. His revolution against God continues and provokes other rebel angels to fight against god with more
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Satan, like a leader hiding his own pain of losing heaven encourages other fallen angels to rise and tries to gain what he have lost. This heroic character is shown in his speech when he says, “The mind is its own place, and in it self can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of Heav’n.”(Nicole, 2011). One of the important character of Satan in Paradise lost, Book I is his pride, which is his strength as well as weakness. Hubris of Satan is said to be his strength as due his pride gives him the courage to fight against God and is way to regain his dignity, on the other hand it is his weakness as pride is the reason of he being in hell. Realization on mistake committed is only the quality of tragic hero which Satan does not possess in Epic Paradise lost, book

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