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Re: Romeo and Juliet
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1415  Friday, 24 May 2002

From:           Anna Kamaralli <
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Date:           Friday, 24 May 2002 13:39:09 +1000
Subject: 13.1333 Re: Romeo and Juliet
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.1333 Re: Romeo and Juliet

> "Adam at first amaz'd, but perceiving her lost, resolves through
> vehemence of love to perish with her"

How clever of Milton to construct a scenario for The Fall in which the
man gets to remain heroic, noble and self-sacrificing, and the woman
gets to have the WHOLE thing written up as her fault.

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