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agonistes

(ˌæɡəˈnɪstiːz)
n
a person enduring an inner struggle
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The second poem was Samson Agonistes, which tells the tragic story of Samson in his blindness.
1608: John Milton, English poet who wrote Paradise Lost and Samson Agonistes, was born in London.
ON THIS DAY 1608: John Milton, English poet who wrote Paradise Lost and Samson Agonistes, was born in London.
The third section, "transcendental engagement," includes the three great post-Restoration works: Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes.
Three chapters are devoted to Shakespeare (Love's Labours Lost, Merchant of Venice, Hamlet), one to Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy, and one to Samson Agonistes.
It could also be said that never before have voters had so much choice with an unprecedented 13 groups contesting today's elections, even though several are just in the elections for the fun of it and others campaigning for a single issue like the Animal Party or Pnoi Laou which wants us to lead a more devout Christian life or Agonistes Dikeosinis that want to eliminate corruption; Simea Social Movement represents a specific interest group -- the self-employed and small business owners -- while Oli ston Agona stand for the interests of the disabled.
The authors of the four literary works considered in this study, King Lear, The Duchess of Malfi, Doctor Faustus, and Samson Agonistes, are, according to this paradigm, "reflecting their society's ambivalence over .
Regarded as second only to Shakespeare, Milton, a Puritan, political pamphleteer, and advocate of freedom of the press, was also the author of the well-known and sublime Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes, dictated when he was totally blind.
Chapter 4 is essentially a dialogue between Samson Agonistes and Arendt's The Human Condition, while chapter 5 offers an examination of the strands of romance in the poem.
The Language of Biblical Destruction: Endicott Agonistes.
Since William Riley Parker's work on Samson Agonistes as a Greek tragedy, no one has doubted the profound effect of Euripides's dramas on the characterization, plot, structure, and style of Samson.
The central chapters of the book focus on major poems, from Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained to Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce and Samson Agonistes.