Ecofeminism and John Milton's Paradise Lost
Ecofeminism and John Milton’s Paradise Lost
In the King James Bible, God creates the world. He creates the sea, the field, the plants, and the animals. His most prized creation, however, is man, whom he creates in his own image. To man he gives dominion of his previous Earthly creations. The first man, Adam, chooses the name of each plant and animal. When Adam realizes that he is unfulfilled and lonely, God creates woman out of Adam’s rib. Eve, the first woman, is also subordinate to Adam...
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