The following is my reaction to dante 's inferno 2 pages 17 1 feb/2008 20 this essay compares the writing of dante alighieri giovanni boccaccio and, francesco petrarca. Before dante even enters the gates of hell, he is introduced to his guide for the first two realms of the afterlife, inferno and paradiso for this role, dante chose virgil (70-19 bce), who lived under the rule of julius caesar and later augustus during rome's transition from a republic into an empire, and is most famous for the aeneid. Dante 1265–1321 (full name dante alighieri) italian poet, prose writer, and philosopher regarded as one of the finest poets that italy has ever produced, dante is also celebrated as a major influence in western culture his masterpiece, la divina commedia (the divine comedy) is universally known as one of the great poems of world literature.
This essay compares the writing of dante alighieri giovanni boccaccio and, francesco petrarca dante's reaction to virgil's introduction of himself, we can sense the special role the poet played in dante's life and will play in his salvation dante limbo was a place created by early christians as a haven for the souls of unbaptized children. I am writing a thought response paper on dante's inferno the topic i am writing about is regarding the modern versions of the treacherous acts of judas, brutus, and cassius the topic i am writing about is regarding the modern versions of the treacherous acts of judas, brutus, and cassius.
Purvis 17 april 2013 dante’s inferno dante’s inferno, originally written in italian, is a narrative poem that opens on the evening of good friday in 1300 the poem takes you on a journey that documents dante’s trip through the underworld, also known as hell to heaven.
That reaction brought on somewhat of a domino effect, bringing up even larger issues for me that had to do with my views on christianity and the assumptions i made about it through further reading and class discussions i was able to start looking the divine comedy with a whole new angle, allowing me to grasp dante’s message of being responsible for your actions so that you can be in control of your own fate.
- divine intellect in dante's inferno in canto xi of dante's inferno, virgil carefully explains the layout of hell to his student, dante toward the end of his speech, virgil says that sodom and cahors are speak[ing] in passionate contempt of god, (xi, 50-51), and divine will thus relegates them to the seventh circle. Dante reaction paper essays in his lecture, professor mark dantmore says that purgatorio is almost science fiction to people of the time it was written i find it very interesting that a book in the divine comedy, something the catholics take as truth, might be described this way of course purg.
Reading dante’s inferno has been a challenge for me, especially at first when i didn’t understand some of the main themes dante was trying to get across.