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Backgrounds on the Divine comedy

by Dino Bigongiari

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Published by Griffon House in Dover, DE .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDino Bigongiari ; supplements by Henry Paolucci ; preface by Anne Paolucci.
    ContributionsPaolucci, Henry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4390 .B62 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3423849M
    ISBN 101932107126
    LC Control Number2005046212

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    The Divine Comedy covers all three of these drives. The reader and the poet experience war against self and sin. When it came time to write The Divine Comedy book summary, I had a hard time deciding what to focus on. There were so many themes that I wanted to talk about. I decided to make my summary focusing on the pilgramage theme. The Divine Comedy describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as a guide; his ascent of Mount Purgatory and encounter with his dead love, Beatrice; and .

      Much has been written on Dante's moral, political, and religious ideas; important as these are, however, such discussions are perforce limited. It is above all as a work of poetry that the Divine Comedy maintains its appeal and fascination to readers of all backgrounds and beliefs. The Divine Comedy is an epic poem (a poem that is very long, like a story) written by Dante is about a trip through the poem has three parts: Inferno (), Purgatorio (), and Paradiso (Paradise, or Heaven). The Divine Comedy is a piece of world literature.. Inferno is the most famous section of the poem. The poem is about the travels of a man through Christian hell.


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The first canto is also included and all together there are cantos. Every part ends with the word “stelle” which means stars.

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Learning how to attain salvation is the main theme of Dante's epic and subsumes all its other themes. The Divine Comedy is, therefore, a tale of the Pilgrim's education and, by association, the reader' reader follows Dante's Pilgrim through Hell in Inferno and learns with him about sin's torments of the sinners, who exist forever without hope of.Background Info on "The Divine Comedy" The Divine Comedy is an allegory (extended metaphor organized in a pattern) about the state of a man's soul after death.

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