Paradise Lost by John Milton, John Leonard

Paradise Lost

John Milton, John Leonard

fiction classics poetry dark reflective slow-paced

453 pages | first published 1667

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John Milton's Paradise Lost is one of the greatest epic poems in the English language. It tells the story of the Fall of Man, a tale of immense drama and excitement, of rebellion and treachery, of innocence pitted against corruption, in which God ...
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Moods

challenging 76%
reflective 51%
dark 46%
adventurous 17%
emotional 16%
mysterious 15%
informative 12%
hopeful 9%
inspiring 9%
tense 8%
sad 7%
funny 1%

Pace

slow 75%
medium 21%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 27% | Plot: 20% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 39% | Yes: 29% | No: 24% | N/A: 6%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | No: 38% | Yes: 10% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | N/A: 16% | It's complicated: 15% | Yes: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 2%

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