Paradise Lost Hero Analysis

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The Hero of Paradise Lost Who is the hero ? The reader of Paradise Lost always wondering about this issue . The author , John Milton did not represent the hero directly . For this reason , it appeared that Paradise Lost does not have a specific hero . There is more than one important character who may be the hero of this epic poem such as Satan , Adam and Eve . Satan is a Head of the rebellious angels who have fallen from Heaven . Adam is the first human , the father of our race , he is grateful and obedient to God , but falls from grace when Eve convinces him to join her in the sin of eating from the Tree of Knowledge. Eve is the second human created by God, taken from one of Adam's ribs and shaped into a female form of Adam.…show more content…
Satan compared himself to God many times, he saw that both of them are equal beyond the power of the God " I'm as great as God in every way except for his power " Honestly , Stan want to impairs this power of God , when he was doubting if God could eject them out of the Hell " I doubt he can drive us out of here ". At the glory level ,Satan did not want to show his anger of their situation in Hell , even if he really angry . He just acting to be a strong leader in front of other angels . Actually , his glory did not allow him to be as any creature , he prefers to be a distinguished anywhere even in Hell ! "As long as you have the attitude , you can make Heaven feel like Hell or Hell feel like Heaven! Why does it matter where I am if I'm still the same ol' Satan?!" he completed "to be a ruler is a worthwhile ambition, even if it is Hell to rule . I'd rather be a king in Hell than to be a slave in…show more content…
Pfeiffer and Julie presented in their article various views about the hero of Paradise Lost , some of these agree that Satan is the hero like when they said "The most famous such response is, of course, that of the Romantic poets who suggested that Satan is, in fact, the hero of the epic" additionally " Whereas Shelley and many of his contemporaries may have found in Satan the true hero of Paradise Lost ..." Likewise, kaiter and sandiuc said "Satan deserves the tragic hero status. He has not only the statue of a tragic hero, but also his attributes
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