Also relevant is the story of Adam and Eve and their being cast out of Eden. Although a biblical story, this story is also the basis of John Milton's epic poem, Paradise Lost, which describes Lucifer's (Satan's) fall from heaven and the creation of hell, as well as Eve and Adam's fall from grace.
Paradise Lost: A Shift in Narrative Language After the Fall. Rendition of Satan’s attack against God in Milton’s Paradise Lost () Once Eve eats the apple from the tree of knowledge, the Fall is immediately evoked. Yet, the most apparent signifier of this change is the transformation of language between Adam and Eve.
She lost Paradise fair in square, but at least Adam is going with her. Adam responds to Michael, saying that the angel has gently delivered his message. Adam is worried, though; the garden is a special place, full of the memories of many encounters with God.
Milton was an idol to the Romantics not only for his poetic genius but for his political radicalism as an eloquent enemy of tyranny: a fierce defender of free speech, an opponent of monarchical power, and even an apologist for regicide, who witnessed the complete collapse of his revolutionary endeavors, yet composed his great epic Paradise Lost.