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    The Divine Comedy

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    Commedia, or more commonly known as The Divine Comedy remains a poetic masterpiece depicting truth and sin. The Divine Comedy, through the journey into the three hells, expresses a universal truth of good versus evil. Alighieri’s life of heartbreak with the influences of other famous poets like Homer and Virgil has affected his writing style, and through reviews by literary experts and their interpretation of Alighieri’s unique use of motifs, The Divine Comedy can be broken down to a epic that expresses

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    The Divine Comedy

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    depth of spiritual vision and was known for his intelligence (Encarta, 1). Between the years of 1308 and 1321, Dante wrote the epic poem, 'The Divine Comedy,'; which described a journey through the afterlife. It takes place during the three days of Good Friday, when Jesus died, and on Easter Sunday when he rose body and soul to heaven. It is a moral comedy, and was written to make readers evaluate their own morals. The journey was to show readers what could happen if they live a sinful life, or if

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    The Divine Comedy

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    going through hell, keep going." If you were to describe Dante’s Divine Comedy as simply as possible you would use this quote. However, Dante’s Divine Comedy has never been that simple. Sure, it is about religion and hell and heaven. But it is also about political ideas. The way spirituality and politics commingle in Dante’s world has interested literature fiends and political theorists alike. So what exactly is Dante’s Divine Comedy? How did Dante’s everyday life affect this piece of literature?

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    Divine Comedy

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    Dante’s “The Divine Comedy” In The Divine Comedy Dante uses several symbols to demonstrate life as a literary connection to the Bible, as well as his illusion of an afterlife. He opens his allegory walking in a dark forest, stating that the “straightforward pathway had been lost” speaking in terms to him losing his way in life. The woods void from light represent Dante’s sins on Earth, while the sun’s rays shining down on the top of the mountain he comes across signifies the goodness in the world

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    Dante’s, The Divine Comedy

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    In Dante’s, The Divine Comedy, Virgil leads Dante through the Inferno, where Dante undergoes changes in his compassion. I am going to argue that Dante expresses less compassion during his journey when Virgil leads him through the Inferno. This essay will prove how Dante shows more feelings at the beginning of the Inferno compared to the end of the Inferno. Dante is being a coward by thinking he is unable to make his journey: I’d be too slow had I obeyed by now. You need no more declare to me your

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    Divine Comedy Analysis

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    time. Although the comedy is best known in the academic backgrounds, its inspiration for other types of expressions like products, performances and art works, make it appeal continuously to more and more people around the world. Therefore, my paper analyzes the transnational popular culture appeal of The Divine Comedy, highlighting the main factors that make the poem a worldwide know piece for most people in this days. Contextual: The Divine Comedy was originally called only comedy by Dante. Reason

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    The Divine Comedy is an exhibit that is being revisited and created by a “group of forty of the best known emerging artist from 8 different African nations,” based off the 4th century poem “the divine comedy” written by Dante Alighieri. At the National African Art History museum in Washington, DC and this year happens to be the 50th anniversary of the museum of the opening of the original Capitol Hill museum founded by Warren Robbins and Johnetta Cole June 3, 1964. It tells a story about life by

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    Analyzing Canto XXI Dante Alighieri, known as the father of the Italian language or il Poeta, wrote The Divine Comedy which is an epic poem cut into three sections that blends traditional Catholic belief with fanciful poetic invention. Book I: Inferno discusses the protagonist Dante the Pilgrim’s journey through Hell from Good Friday to Easter Sunday and Canto XXI deals with the Eighth Circle of Hell, the Malebolge or evil pockets, which are divided into ten Bolige. In this essay, I will walk through

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    seeking the answers to the inescapable questions: What is the meaning of life and why are we here? God has graced mankind with the freedom of agency to find our path to answer these questions through learning, religious beliefs, and faith. Dante’s Divine Comedy, take us through the hero’s journey to try to answer these fundamental questions of the ages, following the basic pattern laid out in the

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    The Divine Comedy is a very interesting story, even though it is fiction one may wonder if hell is something similar of Dante how describes it to be. If one is a Christian one must not only believe that Heaven is a real things, but that Hell is also a real thing that people go to. However, a lot of Christians do not believe that Hell is a real place for them to go to until it is too late. Many people get caught up in the worldly things instead of focusing on the godly things on Earth, however the

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