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- The Apportioning of Blame by Adam
- He doesn't believe future generations should be punished for their choices- " for one mans fault thud guiltless condemn'd"
- He doesn't believe he is entirely to blame- " nor I on single part"
- He believes Eve is mostly at fault for sin- "with that bad women"
- Adam believes they are being punished as much as satan despite lesser crime-"to Satan only like both crime and doom"
- ADH= women also viewed as mainly o blame and male guilt is slightly negated
- Lack of sympathy for women- they are made criminals even if intend was good- eve wanted knowledge and Nora to "save" Torvalds life
- He sees no escape or salvation from his punishment- "Abyss of fears and horrors"
- Partially blames God for allowing them to sin- "in sight of god?"
- Believes all responsibility lies with Eve- "bad women"
- ADH & PL= responsible for the corruption of environment
- Sees himself as responsible for the corruption of the situation due to lack of control over eve - "the source and spring of all corruption"
- Earth experiences blame and punishment- " "all the world much heavier"
- Believes too much blame is placed upon him- burden heavier then bear to bear"
- Ibsen doesn't place blame on them, he allows it to be based on the readers interpretation of the situation, whereas Milton agrees with Adam and blames Eve
- Punishments are reflective Adam's interpretation, eve is more severely punished
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