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    Comedy is an element that surrounds us in our everyday lives, and is a very powerful tool in the media today. There are certain characteristics that determine whether a joke is funny, one of them being how the joke is told. One question to consider is the impact of comedy in media, based on how it is shown through television. In a video clip called “The Curious Case of Flight 370”, John Stewart uses humor techniques to critique CNN’s coverage on the topic and tries convincing the audience how…

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    masterpiece, the Divine Comedy, remains popular with the public because of the use of many different techniques to entice the readers. His complex characters resonate with readers new and old, which adds to the Divine Comedy being a classic. Dante, who has an interesting life, constructs a story about something that people were unable to picture or even think about: Hell. The idea of Hell was an interesting concept that Dante can exploit when he wrote the Divine Comedy. Dante also…

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    believed in the Christian version of good and evil, complete with its religious requirements. Dante’s premise for describing good and evil was highly influenced by the medieval religiosity of the time. Dante wrote The Inferno as part of The Divine Comedy in 1300 from Florence, Italy, where the Catholic Church and the Pope preached that the answer to all things began with accepting God. God was to symbolize all that was not self-indulgent and existed within all men. Dante worked around the…

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    Introduction “Dante’s divine comedy’ is a poem based on a family with two children. One of them is a girl and a boy who was the big problem, but the mother was always on his side while the father was always on the daughter’s side (Klein & Deborah 620). Dante’s actions towards her sister were so suggestive that he required trigger warning for the safety of the younger sister and a peaceful family. The writer describes some themes in his work as discussed below. Racism Racism is a phenomenon or…

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    Sashini Dematampitiya Dr. Anastasia Easterday ART 2313.003 11 October, 2015 The Comedy of Errors On Friday October 9th, I went to see The Comedy of Errors by the great playwright William Shakespeare at the Scottish Rite theater in downtown Austin. The two hour comedy directed by Susan Gayle- Todd featured a cast of very talented local artists. Many of the actors were hailing from the Shakespeare at Winedale program from University of Texas. This was the next to final performance as the play was…

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    The fresco is Dante and His Poem painted by Domenico di Michelino. This fresco was created in 1465 and is located in Florence in the Cathedral. This painting is based on the poem Dante's Divine Comedy. In the poem Dante's Divine Comedy, Dante travels through all three planes of the afterlife. He goes to hell, heaven and purgatory. This fresco illustrates the story behind the poem. This canvas is divided into thirds. Each third allows us to see the artists interpretation of heaven, hell, and…

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    Journey to Hell Dante Alighieri, an Italian poet via himself as a narrator, introduces his journey to hell through his poem “ The Divine Comedy: Inferno” which is one of the great poem he wrote. He describes how middle of his age, he ends up lost in the woods, and how he tries to leave but he cannot, which is the beginning of Dante’s journey to hell in Canto 1. This paper argues that, going to hell is not an easy road and it takes a lot of misery and fear, the people who have made mistakes…

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    Milton are revered as two of the most popular and accomplished poets of their time periods and ours. Both are known, not exclusively, for their work dealing with the idea and the depiction of the divine world and the journey to salvation. The Divine Comedy by Dante and Paradise lost by Milton both depict worlds that articulate a goal of eternal salvation for men and the devotion to God. The similarities and differences between these two famous works come from the specific political and religious…

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    visuals, vocals, and dialogue to make Aren’t You Embarrassed a truly excellent watch. Sebastian is not just a standing comedian. He takes advantage of the whole stage using visuals, such as twisting and lunging around, to add to the special’s comedy. For example in one of his jokes Sebastian talks about his visits to Chipotle. Sebastian mimics the employes just making tacos all day by jumping like a gorilla from one end of the sage to the complete other. He does not do this just once.…

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    Dante in his own poem The Divine Comedy is the writer who narrates his journey towards redemption. The comedy takes place in the afterworld which is divided into Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory) and Paradiso (Paradise). These three sections are, in turn, divided into 33 Cantos each with the exception of hell which has an introductory Canto. The Florentine writer is accompanied by 2 spiritual guides along his divine journey. The prince of Latin poems, Virgil, in both Inferno and Purgatorio,…

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