First watch the following allegory discussion: https://youtu.be/4IOsFCieGQA
Then, watch this biography of John Milton: https://youtu.be/eWN9YKYjJow
Reflecting on stanzas 1-6 of Paradise Lost: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45718/paradise-lost-book-1-1674-version
Do you believe Milton’s epic poem is meant to be taken as a literal discussion of good vs. evil, or it is an example of allegory? Provide a 250-word response. Cite the text to support your ideas.