4. What is Milton's purpose for the natural scenes and imagery in books four and nine of the epic poem?
Satan Watching the Endearments of Adam and Eve (1808), version from the "Butts set"
By art by William Blake - found on internet, but is PD-ART, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5307852
William Blake - The Temptation and Fall of Eve (Book 9, l. 791).
By William Blake - AAG8RfSkh9-VkQ at Google Cultural Institute maximum zoom level, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22490561