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    Dante Alighieri “From a little spark may burst a flame-Dante Alighieri”("Dante Alighieri Quotes."). Dante Alighieri’s life experiences affected his writing. The way Dante’s life was affected in his writing was that he used people in the real world that he knew personally and made them a character in one of his poems. Such as Virgil, the ancient roman as his guide in Inferno ("Dante."). Beatrice, his love of his life also being a guide for him through heaven in Paradiso ("Dante."). Also, Virgil and Beatrice again are in the poem Purgatorio as a guide, where they climb and journey through The Mountain Purgatory ("Dante."). And then there is the poem The New Life where Dante expresses his love and thoughts about Beatrice and how she was such…

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    Dante’s Inferno, written by Dante Alighieri is a classical poem that tells a tale about Dante and Virgil, who journey through the nine gates of hell on a quest to heaven. What’s very intriguing about this poem is that is based completely off Dante himself and most of the characters are based off real people. This poem started being written around 1300, this was mostly due to Dante being exiled from Florence because of a scuffle with the pope. This resulted in Dante to often rant about the popes…

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    In the poem The Inferno by Dante Alighieri, Canto XIII (13) is very important to the storyline, because without it, there would not be any detail about those who hurt themselves and how they affected others in Hell and on Earth. Dante uses symbolism to describe almost everything in this canto and it is key to understanding exactly what is happening during the story. The way he describes the sinners and their punishments in this canto is extremely helpful in describing future events as well.…

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    Dante Alighieri Dante Alighieri was one of the most influential poets of all time. He wrote works such as The Divine Comedy and De Monarchia. His works continue to be read today and almost all who read them are fascinated. Alighieri was born in Florence, Italy in 1265. After a long life there, he was exiled for 2 years, though, he never returned. He didn’t technically settle down anywhere for a while. People believe that he then settled in Bologna in 1304, where he wrote De Vulgari…

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    In researching the story Inferno by Dante Alighieri, we will look at the intriguing journey Dante takes throughout his life. At this particular moment in life, Dante falls asleep and once awaken he comes to the realization that he is lost. “Midway along the journey of our life / I woke to find myself in a dark wood, / for I had wandered off from the straight path.” (Puchner, 1053) A journey that he will share with Virgil as his guide. Virgil will help guide Dante through their journey to Hell…

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    Identifying himself as a Pilgrim, Dante Alighieri passionately conveys his faith, hope, and love of God in his phenomenal poem, the Divina Commedia. Via his journey to the Paradise through the Inferno and Purgatory, Dante the Pilgrim inserts lots of biblical and historical references to emphasize his Christian values, moral standards, and most importantly the doctrine of justification by faith (Sola Fide). By establishing a world where dead sinners (especially the famous one in the history and…

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    In the early thirteen hundreds, the poet Dante Alighieri completed his magnum opus, the Divine Comedy. This epic poem follows the Pilgrim, who is led by Virgil and Beatrice, through every aspect of the Christian afterlife according to Catholic tradition. The Pilgrim is Dante himself, who was chosen to bear witness the evils of hell and wonders of heaven and, by doing so, change the hearts of his readers. Additionally, the pilgrim was chosen because some secret sin, of which he need only to…

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    “The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.” by Dante Alighieri. This shows a little into Dante’s thinking as he ranked moral failures through his structure of hell. In Dante’s Inferno there are nine different circle or levels of hell. In these circle there are different punishments for the different sins people commit throughout their life. The worst the sin is that you commit, the lower in hell you go and the worst your punishment…

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    at the mistakes in their past and see fault in oneself . Dante Alighieri wrote the epic Dante 's Inferno when he was 35 years old and going through a midlife crisis He was going through a rough time, as he had just been tricked into being exiled from Florence Italy, his home he loved. He wanted to move on with his life and grow as a person, so he wrote this epic which shows him going on this journey through hell. On this journey, the reader sees him encounter many souls, who sinned in their…

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    Political thinker, poet, author, and philosopher, Dante Alighieri was more that just your average man. Not only did he inspire the people who read his work but his work itself created a whole wave of Dante impressionists. His works made an undoubtable impact on medieval literature and theology. The Divine Comedy is and was considered one of the greatest Italian works of literature. Dante is considered the father of the Italian language. His works and his legacy have continued to flourish even…

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