How does Milton depict Hell in Paradise Lost Book 1?

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      In Paradise Lost book 1 in lines number 59 - 75 Milton has vividly described Hell. His depiction goes thus -
     "That dismal situation waste and wild
A dungeon horrible, on all sides round
As one great furnace flamed...
No light, but rather darkness visible...  .....even burning sulphur unconsumed."

In Paradise Lost book 1 in lines number 59 - 75 Milton has vividly described Hell.
Hell in Paradise Lost

      This description of Hell is brief but vivid and effective. We are to visualise a reason which is barren and wild. Milton's Hell is such a place which appears like a horrible dungeon or pit burning like a huge furnace. Yet from the burning flames comes no light and the flames give out as much light as is needed to make the darkness visible. The flames of hell only service to reveal sights of misery regions of sorrow, unhappy dark spaces where place and rest can never dwell and wherever hope which comes to all is never felt.

      This Hell in Book 1 is full of of absolute darkness, heat, infinite vistal of of hostile elements, vaulted with fire. The way Milton depicts hell is extremely brutal which is nothing but and ever burning lake of sulphur and fire, far remoted from the Abode of God. It is a place where torture has no end which constantly afflict its victims fed with sulphur that is never exhausted. This is how in book 1 of Paradise Lost has described the Hell.

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