Paradise Lost by John Milton

Paradise Lost

John Milton

fiction classics comics dark reflective slow-paced

412 pages | first published 2012

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Paradise Lost is one of the most epic, complex theological works to date. Milton's masterpiece in blank verse tells the story of the fall from grace. His protagonist is often read as Satan, who rebels against the omnipotent God, though he cannot w...
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Moods

challenging 75%
reflective 56%
dark 44%
adventurous 22%
emotional 18%
mysterious 15%
informative 12%
hopeful 10%
inspiring 8%
sad 8%
tense 3%
funny 1%

Pace

slow 71%
medium 22%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Character: 33% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 37% | No: 17% | N/A: 6%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 58% | No: 31% | Yes: 6% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 55% | N/A: 20% | It's complicated: 17% | Yes: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.6