Visionary Voices: Milton Book 4 - March 11, 2020

@Geoffrey_Edwards , @madrush , and @johnnydavis54 continue with their reading aloud of Book 4 of Paradise Lost—starting from the middle and the encounter between Satan and the Angels charged with guarding Eden and protecting humanity from evil influence. It is too late. As the primal lovers sleep, Satan, in the form a squat toad, has already whispered sweet nothings in Eve’s sleeping ear. We reflect on the poem—and on current times and even personal travails. Is Milton’s Satan not like a virus? And what does communication theory have to do with all this? Read, watch, and listen along with us to immerse in the visionary language of one of the great poets. Satan in his war against the rule of heaven may have nothing to lose. Do you?

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