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Writers are sensitive beings and it goes without saying that any change in the political, social, economic order casts a significant impact on writers. One of the distinctive features of many poets is the spiritual element in their poetry. Spirituality and creation of poetry both involve indulgences of higher faculty and thus it cannot be denied that poets have often ventured into the spiritual arena. Spirituality has a strong link with society as well and when writers take it up as a subject it definitely casts an impression on the readers who are naturally drawn towards the subject. Milton’s poetry delved into spirituality and the present paper intends to study this element as used by Milton in his famous poem On His Blindness.

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