Paradise Lost

by

John Milton

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The Fruit of the Tree of Knowledge

One of the most famous symbols in history, the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge is the only fruit that God forbids Adam and Eve to eat of all the trees in Eden. The fruit… (read full symbol analysis)

The Scales in the Sky

When Satan is discovered in Paradise and confronted by Gabriel, God causes a pair of golden scales to appear in the sky, the scales on which God weighs the outcomes of every event. On… (read full symbol analysis)