From Paradise Lost
1.The first twenty six lines of the story. It explains how the holy spirit created the world and sets the theme for the story. It also dabbles in the book of Genesis.
2.As you read Paradise Lost, all focus seems to be on satan and how he was casted out of Heaven because of their evil ways. What I find funny is what not many people know. Satan was one of god's angels turned bad. The book of genesis the snake, the apple, all of it is a representation and can be perceived in many more ways than the Bible, or this story for that matter.
3.Satan's reaction to being banished from Heaven I find quite ironic. Satan figured since God has his own place why not make his own, so with that Satan created hell. His motives are nothing but pure evil. He and Beelzebub plan to turn God's good works and creations into evil. God had an overwhelming upper hand on Satan which he did not hesitate to use, which scared him but made him more determined.
4.Satan chooses to reign in hell instead of being a servant in Heaven. Satan would much rather be king of hell and pretty much slaps God in the face every millisecond hell exists. It's the complete opposite of what God wanted for this earth, but with good there is always its counterpart.
5.Milton might have chose a direct statement of purpose at the beginning of the poem to convey how the world began, and how the first sin was carried out. Milton talks about how Adam and Eve ate from the forbidden tree which was the first sin against this world.
6.Both Adam and Eve went against God. Although they went against the word of God Adam and Eve have good intentions, Satan on the other hand is compose of nothing but pure evil.
7.Adam and Eve were tricked alone with Satan's followers but in the end were all given a choice.
8.Static because he is very deceitful.
9.Satan is powerful and a leader and Beezlebub is more just a follower.
10.He really does care and is only trying to make himself appear more powerful.