Short questions and answers of ‘Paradise Lost’

What is pandemonium?

In “Paradise LostSatan and fallen angels built a palace that was called ‘ Pandemonium’. In this palace fallen angels assemble for meeting.

Define epic?

An epic is a long narrative poem on a grand scale about the deeds of heroes and warriors.

Define free verse?

Free verse is a type of poetry has no regular  meter and line length. It depends on natural speech’s rhythms and stressed and unstressed syllables.

Define blank verse?

Blank verse is one kind of poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter. It’s meter is natural to English language.

What does the title of “Paradise Lost” refer to?

The title of the “Paradise Lost” refers to the Biblical story of Adam and Eve eviction from the Garden of Eden.
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Short questions and answers of ‘Oedipus Rex’2

What news does the messenger from Corinth bring to Thebes?

Messenger brings the news of the death of the Corinth’s queen.

What is hamartia?

Hamartia is the error of judgement by the hero of the play.

Why does Jocasta commit suicide?

Jocasta judged the situation and found the reality and cannot endure the embarrassment so, she suicide.

What does Oedipus use to blind his eyes?

Oedipus used the brooches from the clothes of Jocasta to blind himself.

Who takes over as the ruler of Thebes after Oedipus?

Creon takes over as ruler of Thebes after Oedipus blinding himself.

Short questions and answers of ‘Oedipus Rex’1

What is Creon’s defense against the accusations against him?
Creon replied on Oedipus accusations that he was already sharing the authority and power without any responsibility on my shoulder then why I should want to grab the crown?

Who is Choragos?
In Oedipus the chorus consist of Theban;s elders and Choragos is leader of that chorus. He comments and rest of chorus repeat or chant.

Why did Oedipus and Laius confront?
There was a prophecy about Oedipus that “he would kill his father and marry his mother” so, they confronted and Oedipus killed the Laius.

Why did Oedipus kill Laius where the three roads meet?
Oedipus killed the Laius in self-defense where three roads meet. He conceive them as robber and attacking on him. Actually it is predestined.

What was the prophecy about Oedipus?
The prophecy about Oedipus that “he would kill his father and marry his mother”.
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