Summary: Canto I
Midway on our life’s journey, I found myself
In dark woods, the right road lost.
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Halfway through his life, the poet Dante finds himself wandering alone in a dark forest, having lost his way on the “true path” (I.10). He says that he d...
Canto | Major Events | Quotes | Analysis |
Inferno 1 | - Dark wood- Three beasts = Leopard, Lion, and She-Wolf- Vigril- Prophecy of the greyhound- The plan of the journey- Leopard = Lust- Lion = Pride- She-Wolf = Avarice- Greyhound = coming of Christ | - “Midway on our life’s journey, I found...