Satan in Paradise Lost: Description, Speech & Fall


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Which of the following things does Milton NOT compare Satan to?

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1. Which term best describes the poetic form that Paradise Lost uses?

2. Who narrates the actual fall of Satan and his rebel army?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Satan is a major character in Paradise Lost, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of the character. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the story and Satan's speech.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your knowledge of:

  • Comparisons to Satan
  • Poetic form of this poem
  • Narrator of Satan's fall

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson about Paradise Lost
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as personification
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding arguments in Satan's speech

Additional Learning

To learn more about this literature, review the accompanying lesson called Satan in Paradise Lost: Description, Speech & Fall. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the story of Paradise Lost
  • Understand the character of Satan
  • Know important lines and themes of Satan's speech