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Hell in Paradise Lost: Description & Concept

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Which of the following paradoxes does NOT appear in the first description of hell in Paradise Lost?

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1. Which of the following is NOT true of Pandemonium in Paradise Lost?

2. What are the gates of hell made of in Paradise Lost?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The work Paradise Lost conveys one of the most vivid descriptions of Hell other than Dante's Inferno. In this quiz and worksheet combination, you will be asked about how Hell is envisioned and about the literature itself.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • The author of Paradise Lost
  • Paradise Lost's genre
  • Pandemonium as represented in this work
  • How Paradise Lost describes the gates of Hell

Skills Practiced

Be prepared to utilize your study skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson on Paradise Lost
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who wrote this classic work
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions on what Paradise Lost says about Hell

Additional Learning

Learn more by reviewing the accompanying lesson, Hell in Paradise Lost: Description & Content. This lesson will address the following objectives:

  • Review the basic plot of Paradise Lost
  • Analyze how the description of hellfire is an example of a paradox
  • Learn about the city of Pandemonium
  • Visualize the gates of Hell as described in this literature
  • Read several segments of Paradise Lost as examples of various features of Hell
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