Abdiel, 8, 16
Adam: and cataractic blindness, 115, 119-20; and echoes of Satan, 41; and Eve, in Renaissance love poetry, 133-56; evening description of, 49; and food metaphor, 98-102, 106; and mental sight, 115-16, 119; in Paradise, 32-34; transumption of by Milton, 15-16
Addison, Joseph, 7
Advancement of Learning, The ( Bacon), 14
Aeneid ( Virgil), 21, 23, 24, 27
Areopagitica,15, 20, 79
Aeschylus, 9, 28
Agrippa, Henry Cornelius, 109
Alastor ( Shelley), 64
Allegory: The Theory of a Symbolic Mode ( Fletcher), 17
Allusion: conspicuous, 16; Milton's use of, 13-18; transumptive, 17
Anaphora, 32
Anatomy of Melancholy, The ( Burton), 139
Answer to Davenant's Preface ( Hobbes), 28-29
Antanaclasis, 37, 38, 40
Apophrades, 14, 17
Aquinas, St. Thomas, 44, 45, 118
Arcadian Rhetorike, The ( Fraunce), 38
Argantes( Jerusalem Delivered), 21, 22
Augustine, St., 44, 45, 48-49, 51, 53, 61
Babb, Lawrence, 111
Bacchus, 128
Bacon, Francis, 109
Beelzebub, 18
Belial, 37, 38
Berger, Harry, 16
Bible: echo schemes in, 41; and language of accommodation, 70-80; second temple in, 84
Blake, William, 4, 63
Blindness, Milton's, 1, 106, 118-24
Bold, Henry, 141
Brisman, Leslie, 77
Browne, Thomas, 141, 144
Browning, Robert, 16
Busiris, and Satan, 22, 24
Calliope, 127
Camoens, Luíz Vaz de, 150
Campanella, Tommaso, 109
Canzoniere ( Petrarch), 135
Carew, Thomas, 134, 143, 148
Charron, Pierre, 108
Christ, and chiasmus, 89-90; as hero of Paradise Lost,2, 8
Christian Doctrine, The,99, 116, 128
Clinamen, 14
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 4, 14, 64
Comus,16-17, 31, 119, 121
Cudworth, Ralph, 99
Daniel, Samuel, 136
Dante, 13, 19, 22-25, 59
De triplica vita ( Ficino), 109
Deconstruction, and enfolded sublime, 94-95
Defence of Poetry, A ( Shelley), 4


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