How does Satan in Milton's Paradise Lost react to his fall? How does he try to gain back hope from despair? This video explains in details the first two speeches…
Who was responsible for Man's fall? Why is Satan called the "infernal serpent"? How is hell described as a place of "Darkness Visible"? This video gives a detailed explanation of lines 27-83, through which Milton sets the stage for his epic to begin right after the Invocation.. You will get a detailed understanding of Satan's situation and the fiery setting of hell.
What is the central theme of Eliot's "The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock? What are the meanings of the complicated references and allusions in the poem? How is Prufrock a representative of the modern man? This video will help you understand the complete meaning of the poem, through an in-depth line-by-line explanation in easy language. The lecture is made specially for English Honours students but it will be useful for any reader who wants to understand Eliot's poetry. The written materials provided below will further help students write answers for their exams.
Why is the Invocation, or the first 26 lines of Paradise Lost important? What is Milton's purpose in invoking his muse? What are the special qualities of Milton's heavenly muse? What is the central theme of Paradise Lost? This video takes you through every line of the Invocation to help you understand these questions. This video is a simple but detailed explanation of the epic's central theme, Milton's experimentation with conventions and the purpose behind the first 26 lines of the epic "Paradise Lost".