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SAT® Subject Test in Literature

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Between Muse and Speaker

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Paradise Lost, John Milton

As stated in lines 10-16, what is the relationship between the Muse and the poem’s speaker?

A

The speaker beseeches the Muse to succor him in telling his story.

B

the Muse is the speaker, who will now share his story.

C

the speaker will share the story of the Muse.

D

the poem is the Muse that will “soar / Above the Ionian mount”.

E

the poem’s speaker will inspire the Muse to speak.