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"O foul descent! that I, who erst contended with Gods to sit the highest, am now constrained into a beast; and, mixed with bestial slime"
Satan, PL, shows his rejection of his debasement into sin, he is AMBITIOUS, thinks he should be elevated higher, fuels his REVENGE
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"I'll make Italian cut-works in their guts/ If I ever return"
Lodovico-Revenge becomes an art-form, it loses its sincerity in the Italian ideas of appearance and fashion-yet this deepens the passion and drama behind the revenge
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"Back to the thicket sunk the guilty serpent"
Satan- sibilance enhances sense of sneakiness and secrets, is he courageous? No- hs revenge is not admriable
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"I in one night freed from servitude inglorious well nigh half the angelic name"
Satan- his rebellion becomes courageous and selfess, he is rejecting the higher power in order to free the slaves-humanistic and admirable
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"bent on man's destruction, maugre what might hap of heavier on himself, fearless returned"
latinate syntax-element of the epic adds a grandeur to his revenge
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"Till I can play at football with thy head"
Francisco-gory and grotesque revenge-he has been corrupted by Monticelso
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"Devil Brachiano, thou art damn'd/ and thou shalt die like a poor rogue/and stink/like a dead fly-blown dog"
Gasparo+Lodovico- staging makes the revenge even more intense-they are dressed as monks-the perversion of religion or the righteous justice of God
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"Oh, I could kill you forty times a day/ and use't four years together, 'twere too little!"
power-crazed+embracing passionate revenge-hyperbole-v Italian
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"The God of heaven forgive thee"
Cornelia- she is ever-forgiving-she is not a revengeful characetr and an audience admires this attribute
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"Revenge, at first though sweet, bitter ere long, back on itself recoils"
Satan- Revenge will always bite you back-Satan embraces this
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"Dost thou imagine, thou canst slide on blood, and not be tainted with a shameful fall?"
Monticelso-hypocritical-yet the sense that once revenge has been embraced you are inevitably fallen
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"For only in destroying I find ease to my relentless thoughts;and, him destroyed"
Satan- latinate syntax- he is not rational and is lost in the heat of the moment-only finds relief in destruction
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"if not turn your eyes upon your wretched wife...you'll fix them upon heaven"
She is not resentful and instead hopeful
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Lodovico-Revenge becomes an art-form, it loses its sincerity in the Italian ideas of appearance and fashion-yet this deepens the passion and drama behind the revenge

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"I'll make Italian cut-works in their guts/ If I ever return"

Card 3

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Satan- sibilance enhances sense of sneakiness and secrets, is he courageous? No- hs revenge is not admriable

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Card 4

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Satan- his rebellion becomes courageous and selfess, he is rejecting the higher power in order to free the slaves-humanistic and admirable

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Card 5

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latinate syntax-element of the epic adds a grandeur to his revenge

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