Dante by fate travelled in Hell to explore the nature of sin. The human evil was being classified, explored and judged according to its gravity.
It makes many think about sin have been committed and the punishments that could entail. The nine circles that Dante makes are completely influenced by him.
The Bible says nothing about circles or specific punishments for sins. Even though Dante was a devout Catholic who based some of his crimes the Bible, many of his punishments and his description of crimes however were portrayed differently in his writing.
To many, like Dante one universal sin is unfair. Lesser punishments involve having heads on backwards, chasing unreachable goals for eternity, and walking endlessly in circles. People commit many levels of crimes and why should someone who committed an extreme act of violence be placed in the same place as someone who only committed lust?
Well the Bible gives the impression that any sin against the Ten Commandments will be punished unless you repent. This instills fear in people not to commit crimes and not matter what sin big or small you will be punished with a horrible crime.
The Bible is said to be very hot and full of fire. While The Inferno is the opposite. Some of the circles of hell in The Inferno are said to be hot or burning but the deepest and last circle hell is frozen over and the criminals are placed frozen from the neck down. The comparison between the two different settings of the most intense punishments shows that the Bible and The Inferno have different views of hell.
The dead are judged according to their works. There is no reference of Minos at all in the Bible only The Book of Life from which everyone is judged. As for the other creaures in hell such as; Charon, Nessus and Antaeus all present in greek mythology.
The Bible, to many is the true source of what we should expect in hell. While The Bible says by repenting you sins you can go to heaven The Inferno says nothing about redemption after the crime is committed. The Bible is the accurate source for the Christian version of the underworld or hell.
Furthermore Dante did take some ideas from the Bible but most of his work is of his own mind and should not be followed or truly believed.Italian W Final Essay Chelsea Sullivan Due 5/5/14 Throughout reading Dante’s Divine comedy we come across a returning theme; the idea of the landscape.
Each Canto of the comedy has a landscape, one that shows one thing but means something much deeper. We encounter the theme of landscape with Francesca in the inferno.
After her we as the reader must come to recognize the landscapes and. The course is an introduction to Dante and his cultural milieu through a critical reading of the Divine Comedy and selected minor works (Vita nuova, Convivio, De vulgari eloquentia, Epistle to Cangrande).An analysis of Dante’s autobiography, the Vita nuova, establishes the poetic and political circumstances of the Comedy’s alphabetnyc.comgs of Inferno, Purgatory and Paradise seek to.
In Inferno 4 Dante places himself within the bella scola of classical poets (Homer, Ovid, Horace, Lucan, Virgil). Focus on the presence of any one of these authors in the poem to explore where Dante situates himself vis-à-vis the classical tradition 4.
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Express ideas clearly and persuasively in collaborative contexts. Dante's Inferno Analysis Uploaded by tyson_ on Feb 02, Dante's Inferno Dante Alighieri, one of the greatest poets of the Middle Ages, was born in Florence, Italy on June 5, Studying for Inferno?
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