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    Dante has shown the process of redemption through the course of his writings of The Devine Comedy. This is a natural process that he has taken the time to work thought and explain thorough his description of a trip venturing through the areas of Hell, Purgatory, and finally Paradise. The works show the effects of life on a person and what can be achieved if they focus on reaching up to return to God through their life. Life has it tendency to bog us down and disrupt our trip back to God with…

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    Dante’s Inferno The Divine Comedy, written by Dante Alighieri is the most notable epic poem produced during the Middle Ages. In the instance of the title the word comedy is taken from an Italian word defined as the prosperous ending after a difficult beginning. The Divine Comedy is a trilogy of poems the first being the Inferno, the story of Dante’s journey through hell. Two unique aspects of the Divine Comedy are that it was the first major epic to be written in Italian, rather than Latin, and…

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    Analytical Comparison of The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare and The Parent Trap by Nancy Meyers How has comic concerns and comic techniques developed and changed over time? As society innovates, the humor associated with that society innovates as well. This exploration illustrates the extent on which narratives, comic techniques, characters, and thematic concerns have changed with the passage of time by comparing The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare (pre-20th century) and The…

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    Going to a comedy show with a date is a great way to loosen up with laughter, but what if that voice inside is saying that this is the chance to show off some real skills? Some people have a natural talent for stand-up comedy and shouldn’t hide it from the world. Stand Up NY is hosting The New York Comedy Academy, a month long workshop where future comedians will have the chance to practice and show off their talent; it takes place in the best comedy club on the Upper West Side of New York. •…

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    Dante’s Inferno was one of 3 works that was compiled into his major work the Divine Comedy. He lived around the 1200-1300s and discussed some of the Florentine Politics he either witnessed or participated in including his exile from Florence. This can be found in the 6th Chapter of Inferno when Dante is in the 3rd Circle of Hell. In the book it referred to the spring of 1300, which is the fictional date of Dante’s journey. Dante being born in 1265 is what people at the time call the “halfway…

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    When he began working on The Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri likely had no idea that it would become widely regarded as one of the most graphic depictions of hell ever written. This epic, narrative, and satirical poem is written in the first person, and follows Dante as he loses his way in a forest and travels through the circles of Hell. Even in the present day it is still read in classrooms, as well as a video game and animated movie based on the epic poem. This epic poem has not only been…

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    Nowadays, when people hear comedy they think about funny jokes and laughter. However, Dante Alighieri’s Inferno is no such thing. In fact, it is almost the exact opposite. Instead of jokes, there is death. Instead of laughter, there is torture. However, Inferno is part of the Divine Comedy, which ironically, is not comic at all. In the Inferno, the great poet, Virgil, guides Dante through the nine Circles of Hell. He chooses Virgil to guide him because he looks up to Virgil with great…

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    Kirsten Pace Dr. Rutenberg Western Civilization 24 October 2016 The Seventh Level In the book, Dante The Divine Comedy Volume 1: Inferno, it has a main character named Dante who’s journey through Hell is the focus of the book. Throughout the book you see Dante’s journey throughout many different levels of Hell. He has a guide that takes him through the levels of Hell as a tour guide his name is Virgil. Virgil and Dante approach the seventh level of Hell in the chapter Canto VII, this is the…

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    35. Dante, The Devine Comedy Hell (Inferno) Summary: In the beginning Dante has realized that he has strayed from the right way and Virgil has taken on the task of setting him right, but the task will be difficult for Dante must go through hell, purgatory, and then see the light of God. Dante tells Virgil to lead the way to the “sad halls of hell” and the unknown poet tells him to follow. As they embark on their journey Dante begins to feel uneasy as they approach hell, but Beatrice reassures…

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    was known for his poetry. One of the most famous poems in his work was Divine Comedy. I grew up in the Catholic Church and still continue to practice my religion, which is why he seemed interesting to me. The reason I admire Dante is because he was man with a lot to tell, in each of his stories he was able to give you a clear picture of what is going on in his poems. One that stands out to me the most is Divine Comedy where he tells the story of how Virgil guides him through Hell and Purgatory…

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