Structure in Milton's Poetry: from the Foundation to the Pinnacles
Pennsylvania State University Press, 1974 - 202 pagina's
Milton's skill in constructing poems whose structure is determined, not by rule or precedent, but by the thought to be expressed, is one of his chief accomplishments as a creative artist. Professor Condee analyzes seventeen of Milton's poems, both early and late, well and badly organized, in order to trace the poet's developing ability to create increasingly complex poetic structures.
Three aspects of Milton's use of poetic structure are stressed: the relation of the parts to the whole and parts to parts, his ability to unite actual events with the poetic situation, and his use and variation of literary tradition to establish the desired structural unity.
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“ Mansus ” is an important example of this aspect of Milton's development , but it is a difficult one to deal with because the poem makes use of an almost forgotten poetic tradition , that of the panegyric . The traditional conventions ...
387-90 , 400-402 ) We should read this rejection of military power in the light of the epic tradition — as not merely an account of the extra - poetic events involving Satan and Christ , but as a crucial factor in the poetic tradition ...
Paradise Regained thus becomes a poem not merely in keeping with the exalted nature of the epic tradition ( " the best and most accomplished kindes of Poetrie , ” Sir Philip Sidney said1 ' ) , but one which surpasses the tradition in ...
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