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Dante

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Dante

9 levels of Hell

Level 2- sins of the flesh/ unfaithfulness

Level 5- trapped in fiery tombs

-Dante makes allusions to help readers understand what he’s talking about.

-Historical figures vs. literary figures.

Quote-

And see the great Achilles,

 

 

who battled, at the last, with love.
'See Paris, Tristan,' and he showed me more
than a thousand shades, naming as he pointed,

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whom love had parted from our life.

 

This quote told about the lust these literary figures went through during their lifetime in each of their stories.

 

 

 

Circle 1: limbo “virtuous pagans” (Aristotle, Socrates)

Circle 2: “the lustful” (Minos) Paolo and Francesca  had an affair, Giovanni killed them. Tristan, Achilles, Helen, Paris, Cleopatra

Circle 3: “The Gluttonous”—the people produced nothing but garbage, consumed too much food and drink, tortured by freezing rain, dirty snow, huge hailstones, ripped apart by Cerberus (three-headed dog), Dante and Virgil speak to Ciacco. Sinners are cold and naked.

Circle 6: City of Dis “The Heretics”—pile of huge rocks that was once a cliff, Rebellious Angels guard gates, Heretic lie in flaming tombs, they will be sealed forever on Judgement Day, don’t believe in God’s existence to they are put in a fiery cemetery, (Uberti & Calvacani)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(when it says kayla edited-Christina really did)

 

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