English 211 

Quiz #10: John Milton, Paradise Lost, Books I and II

Here are some names of the Fallen Angels who might be useful to answering these questions: Astarte, Baalim, Beelzebub, Belial, Dagon, Mammon, Moloch, Mulciber, Thamuz.

1) In Book I, the fallen angels build something in Hell. What is it, who leads the construction, and who is the architect?

2) During the debate in Hell (Book II), several fallen angels present their strategies for dealing with damnation. Name one angel and summarize his recommendation.

3) At the gates of Hell, Satan meets two figures. Who are they and how are they related to one another?

Extra Credit: Satan is looking for something on his voyage through Chaos--what is it?

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