61. Milton’s Paradise Lost
PLANS FOR ASSESSMENT# 1: integrating reading selections from the unit into a writing task
Epic poems often reflect “periods of upheaval, of struggle and adventure (Allingham).”
Research the historical context for Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost. Explain how the poem reflects the “upheaval and struggle” of Milton’s England. Use textual evidence from your research and the poem to support your explanation. Be sure to cite your sources correctly within the essay and to include a Works Cited page.
Must be 5 paragraphs and each paragraph must have at least 5 sentences.