Rubbing off a little Miltonic rust this Saturday evening and diving deep into Comus again. On my second read-through, I couldn’t help but feel like it is a really poor example of a moral play. If the characters didn’t explicitly mention temperance in the dialogue, I might not have guessed that it was the virtue […]


I always find it encouraging when art made centuries ago still resonates today. Although I didn’t find this the case with the Milton pieces we read previously, I can genuinely say that reading Lyicdas was a pleasure. Part of the reason I found Lycidas so moving is because of how it (at least partially) departs […]

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