Quotes on lost innocence

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Satan's fall from "Heavn'ly spoils" to "all good to me becomes/Bane"
Satan-enjambment focuses on the word Bane-he cannot embrace goodness because his innocence is lost-he taints everything w sin
1 of 17
"Eve yet sinless" becomes "deflowr'd, defaced"
fall from innocence-"de" emphasising this debasement-she has been stripped of her innocence
2 of 17
"so thick the roses bushing around her glowed...carnation, purple, azure or specked with gold" to "down dropped and all the faded roses shed"
Eve, once linked with royal colours and veiled in innocence has lost all of that and is "down dropped" lower into sin
3 of 17
"angelic but more soft and feminine" --> "her cheek distemper flushing glowed" and "paint out your follies in more natural red and white than that upon your cheek"
fall from innocence is refelected in her physical appearance-Monti-speaks of V
4 of 17
"matrimonial love"-> "savor" "taste" "palate"
Adam's "conjugal love" has been converted to a greedy and lustful appetite
5 of 17
Nature changes from a "sacred light" to "sighing through all her works gave signs that all was lost" and "now I find our house sinking to ruin. Earthquakes leave behind"
Cornelia+PL-Nature is personified so as to channel the lost innocence through her too; nature stripped of crystallised happiness once she is impaled w sin-descends into depression
6 of 17
"untangle your thoughts, and let them dangle as loose as a bride's hair" and "mazy folds" and "subtle foldings of winter's snake"
Monticelso+Satan=Flamineo-they inflict the folded and "dark intent" of their thoughts on others
7 of 17
beauty and gay clothes, a merry heart, and a good stomach to feast are all, all the crimes that you can charge me with"
It is Vittoria's natural and perhaps original sin that makes her viable to be charged-she cannot change this debasement
8 of 17
"Their inward state of mind, calm region once and full of peace, now tost and turbulent" and "I am lost eternally"
Shaken morality of A+E and Brach
9 of 17
"Both flowers and weeds spring when the sun is warm,/And great men do great good, or else great harm."
Conjurer-the manifestation of lost innocence is deadly
10 of 17
Yes, you have ravish'd justice; forc'd her to do your pleasure"
Justice has lost its innocence due to the patriarchal corruption polluting it
11 of 17
"They in mutual accusation spent the fruitless hours"
They have lost something, they are barren and infertile of celestiality-the fruit was an illusion and now they are "fruitless"
12 of 17
"Certain my resolution is to die: How can I live without thee?"
Adam accepts lost innocence-courageous and selfess man sacrificing for the selfish woman-misogynistic Milton
13 of 17
"what goodly fruit she seems" and "an eager appetite raised by the smell so savory of that fruit"
sin is attractive- V+Eve
14 of 17
"O poor charity! Thou art seldom found in scarlet"
V about Monticelso- the red of his cardinal robes
15 of 17
"I could not pray" "a foolish idle dream...this harmless yew"
Vittoria
16 of 17
"persuasive words imgregned with reason"
he is planting the seed in her mind
17 of 17

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fall from innocence-"de" emphasising this debasement-she has been stripped of her innocence

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"Eve yet sinless" becomes "deflowr'd, defaced"

Card 3

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Eve, once linked with royal colours and veiled in innocence has lost all of that and is "down dropped" lower into sin

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Card 4

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fall from innocence is refelected in her physical appearance-Monti-speaks of V

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Card 5

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Adam's "conjugal love" has been converted to a greedy and lustful appetite

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