Unintended consequences

See Milton, melons, and the Rights of Man.

lucifer

In Paradise Lost John Milton unintentionally made Satan rather attractive. Villains often are. See also I’d Totally Bang Satan.

It’s true: I have a thing for Satan. Blame it on my up-bringing in an Evangelical Christian home, but I just think he’s dreamy. Blake and Shelley thought so too, thanks to Milton’s “Paradise Lost.”…

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