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    Inferno is the first part of Dante Alighieri’s 14th-century epic poem Divine Comedy. Inferno is an allegory telling of the journey of Dante through Hell‚ guided by the Roman poet Virgil. In the poem‚ Hell is described as nine circles of suffering located within the Earth. Allegorically‚ the Divine Comedy represents the journey of the soul towards God‚ with the Inferno describing the recognition and rejection of sin. Because Dante is an educated Christian‚ he uses mythological references to make Hell

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    Dante Alighieri’s poem The Divine Comedy is a literary piece of work that depicts ones struggle from godliness‚ into sin‚ and eventually back into the light of god. Dante uses himself as the protagonist in his trio of epic tales. The Divine Comedy consists of three areas that Dante must travel through which are the Inferno‚ Purgatory‚ and Paradise. Dante traveling into these three places allow him his redemption with God‚ but Dante’s terrifying journey into the depths of Hell is what brings the reality

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    arts and moved audiences all over the world. Poet Dante Alighieri and director Frank Capra have produced works that tell a part of the history from their time period through partially fictional stories. They used their passion in the arts to reflect on social conditions and show how those who fall into evil will suffer and those who stay morally and ethically true to themselves will find paradise in the end. Looking at Dante’s poem the Inferno and Frank’s film It’s a Wonderful Life one can see how

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    in a never-ending wind storm. Welcome to Dantes Inferno‚ his perspective on the appropriate punishments for those who are destined to hell for all eternity. Dante attempts to make the punishments fit the crimes‚ but because it is Dante dealing out the tortures and not God‚ the punishments will never be perfect because by nature‚ man is an imperfect creature. Only God is capable of being above reproach and of metering out a just punishment. While Dantes treatment towards the tyrants is fitting

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    The Journey of Dante Dante records journey through hell in the book "The Inferno." Dante’s poem records is thoughts and views of the punishments to get to hell and the sins accomplished to get their. Dante breaks down the lay out all the way through hell and give one an idea of the order that the punishments fall to be placed closer to the center of hell. Dante begins during the era of the middle Ages and shows the reader throughout poem of the dominance of the Roman Catholic Church through the

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    First Impressions Are Everything: Dante’s First Encounter with the Damned The Inferno‚ is the story of a man‚ Dante‚ who is midway through his life and feels that he is lost on his path. For this reason he is given the opportunity to partake in an unforgettable journey through the layers of hell to find his meaning. Virgil‚ who is known for his famous epic The Aneied‚ guides him on this journey. As Dante continues through hell he encounters a variety of sins and sinners‚ which he reacts differently

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    The Inferno is more than just a fictional story about someone traveling through life. It is actually more like an autobiographical journey of life through its author‚ Dante Alighieri’s. He basically wrote with the personal purpose of recording where all of the people he came in contact within his life‚ will go when they die. This could be one of three places; Hell‚ Purgatory‚ or Heaven. He went on to design specific‚ fitting punishments or rewards based on each person’s life. Dante then tied this

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    Basic description of each circle of Dantes inferno limbo Dante’s First Circle of Hell is resided by virtuous non-Christians and unbaptized pagans who are punished with eternity in an inferior form of Heaven. They live in a castle with seven gates which symbolize the seven virtues. Here‚ Dante sees many prominent people from classical antiquity such as Homer‚ Socrates‚ Aristotle‚ Cicero‚ Hippocrates and Julius Caesar. second circle In the Second Circle of Hell‚ Dante and his companion Virgil find people

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  • Dante the Inferno

    In “The Inferno‚” by John Ciardi‚ the protagonist‚ Dante is about to enter a place of great suffering. Dante believes that God is the architect of Hell‚ and that Hell is the product of divine omnipotence‚ primordial love‚ and ultimate intellect. Throughout the Cantos‚ one can see how Dante’s picture of Hell does reflect the gate’s description of God’s sacred justice. “I am the way into the city of woe. I am the way to a forsaken people. I am the way into eternal sorrow” (Canto 3‚ Line 1-3). In

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    In The Inferno - Dante’s Immortal Drama of a Journey Through Hell‚ Dante allows the reader to experience his every move. His mastery of language‚ his sensitivity to the sights and sounds of nature‚ and his infinite store of knowledge allow him to capture and draw the reader into the realm of the terrestrial hell. In Canto 6‚ the Gluttons; Canto 13‚ the Violent Against Themselves; and Canto 23‚ the Hypocrites; Dante excels in his detailed portrayal of the supernatural world of hell. In each

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