TITLE

Samson and Harapha: Milton's Anti-Heroism in Samson Agonistes

AUTHOR(S)
Sung-Kyun Yim
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Search for Meaning: Critical Essays on Early Modern Literature;2004, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on John Milton's view of heroism as manifested in his work Samson Agonistes. For Milton, heroism, particularly that of Christian heroism, means achieving great tasks with men's own power or ability and fulfilling God's will in themselves by confessing and admitting their own inability. A hero, according to Milton, becomes victorious by submission.
ACCESSION #
19313745

 

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