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    Icarus’s pride that made him fly too close to the sun, which melted his wings and made him fall to his death. Adversely, the second allusion that comes from the mention of Icarus would be that of Lucifer, who fell from heaven because of his pride and was forced to live his eternal life in hell. Either of these comparisons perfectly foreshadow the story of the doctor who, because of his pride, falls from his greedy climb to the topo of the…

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    Traditionally, Hell in a secular conversation of the modern world comes across as jokingly or one of the largest insults to be made, and in the religious world comes across as one of the scariest and touchiest subjects. Even after centuries since the authorship of The Divine Comedy the feeling that the name of Hell brings remains the same, uncomfort and largely, fear. The Catholic Catechism and belief discusses how God created Hell for the fallen angels as a gift for what they intended,…

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    depictions of hell have been asserted. In Dante’s Inferno he travels through the depths of Hell and describes what exactly it will look like and feel like and ultimately be like. However is this depiction actually accurate? In multiple areas Dante’s inferno seems to build off the biblical description of hell, but it lacks pure facts, and remains to be a fictional story, because of Dante’s lack of understanding of the Bible and his heavy roman catholic influence (Trotter). Furthermore, there…

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    In regards to the play, "The Christians," by Lucas Hnath, the controversy the Christians vs. Christians, quarrel about the existence of hell. Ultimately, the idea that hell does not exist in the presence of Christianity seems absurd, since Christians deem the origin of evil behavior to be stored there. In another literary work "the philosophy of pitchforks," it also reassesses the image of hell. Pastor Paul did have a good point when he stated that the Bible "does not say hell" (Hnath 37). The…

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    epic poem is Dante 's use of the journey through hell as a symbol of every man and woman 's own personal darkness. This is the darkness where they begin to sin. Only, in hell, their sins are reflected in the punishments they are forced to serve. Everyone, at some point in their life, sins and it is at that moment when a man or woman turns down the path of sin that Dante explores through using the journey in his Inferno. This can be seen not only through the use of irony in regards to…

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    of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.” This suggests that each individual has the power to change their mindset on a situation, which can be translated to the present in an overwhelming amount of ways. At one point or another, nearly everybody has been told less is more. Of course, many people associate this with how much dressing they put on their salad or something of that sort, superficial -- not thinking about how it can apply to lifestyles. The culture shock one experiences in a poorer country…

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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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    Dante, in the Inferno, gives us a visual imagination of hell while teaching us the meaning of justice. He illustrates how the sin you commit during your lifetime, will prefigure your punishment in hell. We don’t only see this in the story, we also see this now; however, we perceive it as karma. If you do something bad, it will eventually come back at you. Dante goes through this journey to give us an illustration of the different sinners in hell and what their punishment is. Dante is halfway…

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    Dante's Inferno

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    which chronicles Dante's journey to God, and is made up of the Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Paradise). In his writing of the Inferno he adds commentary on the politics, economics, and culture of the Middle Ages. Which was very different during his time, especially with the problem’s growing with the white and black factions. And Beatrice the women he fell in love with at first sight. Even though they never really had an actual conversation. Dante’s whole Divine Comedy is…

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    has had over time is if there is life after earthly death, many people have tried to answer this question one of these people was Dante Alighieri the work has as its main axis, the search of Dante who is helped by Virgil, to find the inspiration of his poems, traveling 3 places to achieve his goal. The Divine Comedy recounts Dante's journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise, guided by the Roman poet Virgil. The poem begins with Virgil's encounter with Dante, who has lost himself in a jungle…

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