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...t that we place in high regards, and a concept that we have invariably fought and diedfor on several different levels. Satan journeys through loss and inner conflict. He opposes the status quo and his establishment;he allegorically crosses a threshold to creating his final purpose. Even when he is struck down he is relentless and does not give up. He eventually circumvents his oppressor (god) and creates his own existence and his own realism, he tempts Eve and by extension Adam. Satan is the first and truest form of being throughout Milton’s epic that we relate to because he is vain, we have all been angry, jealous, greedy, vain and in Adams case in “love” Satan is the first and most important character to accept these feelings. These feelings his aspirations and his actions are the closest and why we can all relate to Satan being an anti-hero, the brooding vigilante.
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