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  • Dante's Circles Of Hell
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    This essay is on setting differences using the works of Dante's The Inferno and Jean Paul Sartre's No Exit. Adam looks about spotting all the important people that will influence the rest of his life. He takes a deep breath and prepares to make this his last and final addition to life. Quietly he draws back from the church as if to stop time, this moment may define him as a man. He turns to look at the priest as if to reply his answer, but suddenly he realizes the hand he is holding is as cold a...
  • Being The Capital Of Hell
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    Dante's Inferno In Dante's Inferno, Hell is described in vivid detail in the eyes of Dante, the main character and author. Sinners are eternally punished with tortures that fit their sins. This idea of retributive justice and the role of human reason in the form of Virgil are the two main themes in the poem. Canto V contains Dis, the capital of Hell and is most representative of these themes. The sinners caught in the 5th circle, Styx, are the Wrathful, ones that purposely harm others physically...
  • Dante Through Hell By Beatrice
    937 words
    The Inferno by Dante is a story of a mans voyages through the treacherous depths of hell. Dante is a man who has strayed from the path of a catholic way of life. Now he needs to travel through hell to reach the virtuous path that will take him to heaven. He is guided through hell by a man who is in limbo, the first circle of hell, named Virgil. Virgil takes him through hell and shows him people suffering for the sins that they have committed. Together they travel through the nine different stage...
  • Director Of The Botanical Garden
    875 words
    Beyond the Curve, written by Kobo Abe sends a message to his fellow Japanese citizens. He constructs an allegory based on honor, identity, and Dantes Hell. Abes choice of writing allows us to think deeper than the obvious, and read between the lines. Dendrocacalia is written as an allegory. It can be interpreted in relation to World War II. The main character, Common, is representative of ordinary Japanese citizens during the war. He is being punished for actions that he, himself, did not knowin...
  • Sinner's Punishment In Hell
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    Dante's Inferno As the reader engages on his travels through Dante Alighieri's Inferno, he is introduced to Dante's imaginative and meticulous visualization of a plunge into the darkness of hell. Throughout this vigorous voyage, Virgil, a late poet who now resides in Limbo, acts as Dante's guide as he steers Dante with protection through the world of sin. During their journey, they encounter a assortment of sinners and are introduced to the unbearable sufferings and torments these souls must now...

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